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National Survey Reveals Vital Need for COVID-19 Relief Support Beyond Canadian Border

Children Believe study highlights Canadian generosity: 72 per cent of Canadians are willing to support charities that improve the lives of children and families in vulnerable communities in Canada and beyond Markham, ON–There has never been a greater need for the world and its communities to come together, and this …

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211 service goes nationwide with funding from the Government of Canada

Free, confidential service helps people impacted by COVID-19 to navigate available community and government supports OTTAWA–Everyone in Canada will soon have access to 211, a free, confidential information navigation service that connects people to critical government and community-based health and social services in their community thanks to funding from the …

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Canada Life calling on charities to apply for new seasonal donation

Six registered Canadian charities to each receive $10,000 funding boost during holiday season WINNIPEG, MB–Canada Life is calling on registered Canadian charities to apply for a one-time seasonal donation. As 2020 has been a tough year and many individuals and families are struggling, these donations are meant to help Canadians …

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“It’s got to keep going without me.” – Terry Fox

Forty Years after Terry Fox was forced to stop his Marathon of Hope, The Terry Fox Run goes on virtually TORONTO, ON–Today, The Terry Fox Foundation honours Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope, which ended abruptly 40 years ago. While Terry was forced to stop, his dream of a …

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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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