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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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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Grasshopper Energy Contributes $50,000 to Mississauga Food Bank

TORONTO,  ON–Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Grasshopper Energy is an active participant in the community supporting local families and organizations such as The Mississauga Food Bank. “Our company believes in helping people in their time of need. The Mississauga Food Bank does great work for our community to relieve hunger in …

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National Bank Donates $1 Million to Food Banks, Vulnerable Groups, Canadian Red Cross

MONTREAL, QC–National Bank will donate $1 million to support several community organizations that help vulnerable people across the country. These organizations have to quickly respond to increased demand resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be distributed to a number of food banks from coast to coast, two organizations …

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Raymond James Canada associates open hearts and wallets to support foodbanks, homeless

TORONTO, ON–Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., announced that Raymond James associates have come together to support organizations that help the most vulnerable in communities across Canada. Over a five-day period, individual associates of Raymond James contributed more than $90,000. The …

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21st annual CP Holiday Train raises more than $1.49 million and 238,393 pounds of food

CALGARY, AB–The 21st annual Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train wrapped up another successful year touring North America, sharing toe-tapping music and supporting more than 170 communities along CP routes. While final numbers are still being calculated, more than C$1.49 million was raised and 238,393 pounds of food have been collected …

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FlightHub Donates Food, Gifts to West Island Mission and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the West Island

MONTREAL, QC–FlightHub doesn’t reserve its charitable involvement exclusively for the holiday season. However, at this time of year, it becomes even more critical to participate in initiatives that really make a difference in people’s lives. That’s why each holiday season, FlightHub partners with the West Island Mission and Big Brothers, …

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Two Greater Vancouver White Spot Locations Host 18th Annual Charitable Lunch Services on Christmas Day

White Spot Teams Continue to Make Spirits Bright by Donating Time, Tips to Local Causes VANCOUVER, BC–In keeping with a longstanding tradition, beloved BC restaurant chain White Spot will give back to the community by hosting special Christmas Charity Lunch Services at their Kingsway and Richmond Centre locations between 11 …

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KPMG’s Social Impact Officer Offers Five Tips for Holiday Giving

TORONTO, ON–December is holiday giving season, when companies and Canadians join together with charities to help those in need. Kristine Remedios (left), KPMG’s Chief Inclusion and Social Impact Officer, leads the firm’s national inclusion and diversity strategy which leverages the capabilities and collective impact of employees, clients, non-profits and charities …

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