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WE Charity reacts to concerns, drops grant program management

TORONTO, ON–WE co-founders Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger made the following statement in response to the concerns raised about the outsourcing of the COVID-19 student grant program’s $900 million budget to the WE Charity. Here’s the founder’s official statement: “In recent days, there has been enormous interest in the creation …

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Prime Minister announces added support for the Canadian Red Cross

OTTAWA, ON–The Canadian Red Cross is playing a critical role in Canada’s response to COVID-19. The organization is helping Canadians at quarantine sites, in long-term care facilities, and through its mobile field hospital. And now it needs our support to continue providing the expertise, services, and relief efforts that we …

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Support for Community Organizations Helping Canadians

GATINEAU, QC–Canadian charities and non-profit organizations are on the frontlines. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for their services is now greater than ever before and they are doing more with fewer donations and fewer volunteers. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, announced that …

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Food Banks BC Receives Large Egg Donation

ABBOTSFORD, BC–Food Banks BC is the recipient of a significant donation of eggs from BC’s egg farmers. As the economy took a hit due to COVID-19, food bank usage increased. BC’s egg farmers knew they had to do something to help. As a result, BC Egg, the organization representing all …

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Samaritan’s Purse helping northern Alberta flood victims

Christian relief agency has deployed specially equipped tractor-trailers in Fort McMurray and Fort Vermilion, begins recruiting volunteers to clean out damaged homes CALGARY, AB–Samaritan’s Purse Canada is helping flood victims in the northern Alberta communities of Fort McMurray and Fort Vermilion by sending its specially equipped Disaster Relief Units to …

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CP donates $1 million to four North American charities providing critical supplies, relief

CP donates $1 million to four North American charities providing critical supplies and relief in the COVID-19 battle CALGARY, AB–Canadian Pacific is donating $1 million to four North American charities working on the front lines to help people impacted by COVID-19. In Canada, CP will donate C$350,000 to The Frontline …

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Charities, Non-Profits getting another $350 Million in Support

OTTAWA, ON–Canadians across the country are continuing to face challenges during this difficult time, particularly those who are most vulnerable to the health, social, and economic impacts of COVID-19. For many Canadians who were already struggling, it’s even harder now, and they are turning more and more to charities and …

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How Parkinson Canada is adapting to support its Community

TORONTO, ON– Parkinson Canada is pivoting to implement new service delivery methods as coronavirus (Covid-19) has a prolonged impact on Parkinson Canada’s operations. Just eight weeks ago, thousands of Canadians would have penciled their monthly support group meeting in their calendars. Others would have attended education events in communities coast …

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SkipTheDishes Commits Over $15 Million To Help

$10 million to local restaurants on their network, $1 million to Food Banks Canada WINNIPEG, MB–SkipTheDishes, Canada’s largest and most popular food delivery service, is hungry to help Canadians through these challenging times brought on by COVID-19. The delivery service app is giving an additional estimated $10 million back to …

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Western Financial Group’s charitable arm adapts donation model to changing needs of local communities

Western Communities Foundation Launches the Community Food & Nutrition Emergency Fund Program HIGH RIVER, AB–As we all continue in the face of collective uncertainty, Western Financial Group’s charitable arm, the Western Communities Foundation wants to help bring a bit more certainty to those who are most vulnerable at these times. …

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