Awareness CampaignCOVID-19

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14

Donors praised for adapting to changes during COVID-19 OTTAWA, ON–National Blood Donor Week is an opportunity to extend heartfelt thanks to all donors and partners across the country for their commitment, agility and lifesaving contributions to Canada’s Lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout the year. This year, however, Canadian …

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Corporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

Four Entrepreneurs Band Together to Give Back by Providing Inspiration and Grants to Business Owners

Erica Ehm, Tony Chapman, Natasha Koifman, Jed Schneiderman also lend support TORONTO, ON–When Covid-19 hit thousands of businesses were negatively impacted. Many have been forced to shut down, lay off their staff and some are even declaring bankruptcy. Michelle Daides, entrepreneur and founder of MD Media Inc. (pictured) , a …

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CharitiesCOVID-19

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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CharitiesCOVID-19

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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COVID-19Donation Programs

Alectra Inc. joins United Way in COVID-19 relief across Greater Golden Horseshoe Region

MISSISSAUGA, ON–Communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region are facing significant economic difficulty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Way is providing critical relief by delivering essential services, such as access to food, to thousands of people. To help, Alectra is directing a total of $273,000 to United Way …

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COVID-19International Campaigns

Plan International Canada increases COVID-19 response efforts on the ground

International development and humanitarian organization urges Canadians to support the world’s most vulnerable populations TORONTO, ON–As the threat of the coronavirus continues to move across the globe, Plan International Canada increases response efforts to help stop the spread and impact of COVID-19 in the developing world and is appealing to …

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CharitiesCorporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

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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Corporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

L’Oréal Canada donates hand sanitizers

Canadian Blood Services gets much needed help protect donors and frontline staff MONTREAL, QC–As part of its nation-wide coronavirus solidarity program, L’Oréal Canada will donate thousands of units of hand sanitizer to Canadian Blood Services over the next three months to help protect frontline workers and donors in their collection …

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COVID-19FundingLeadership

Stabilize the nonprofit sector to rebuild Ontario–ONN

A proposal and statement from the Ontario Nonprofit Network Imagine communities without nonprofits and charities – no summer camps, no minor softball or soccer clubs, no museums, art galleries or theatres, mental health services, women’s shelters, immigrant services, community health centres, food banks, nonprofit housing. Every Ontarian has benefitted from …

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Awareness CampaignCOVID-19Nature + Wildlife

Canadian Wildlife Federation Invites Canadians to Connect With Nature During City Nature Challenge Event

Join people around the world observing and sharing nature April 24-27 OTTAWA, ON–Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is inviting families, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to participate in the CITY NATURE CHALLENGE (CNC) happening this Friday to Monday in cities across Canada and around the world. The CNC event has been …

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