CharitiesLeadership

BC Cancer Foundation youngest board chair in their 86-year history

John McCarthy steps up as board chair VANCOUVER, BC–BC Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce their new board Chair, John McCarthy from Burnaby, B.C. He is the youngest Chair in the Foundation’s 86-year history at age 31. John first joined the BC Cancer Foundation Board of Directors in 2018, most …

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Canadians Challenged to Support Charities in Urgent Need of Help this Summer

The 7th annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge gives Canadians a chance to win $20,000 for their favourite charity TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, announced the return of its annual Great Canadian Giving Challenge for the 7th year. From June 1st through June 30th, every …

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Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Lends a Paw to Dogs with Wings

OAKVILLE, ON–Like many charities, Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) and Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society (DWW) have faced many challenges due to COVID-19. These challenges included figuring out how to safely train Dog Guides and Assistance Dogs, deliver them to applicants, breed future Dog Guides and Assistance …

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CharitiesCOVID-19Human Rights

Canadian charities join forces to raise funds for India

OTTAWA, ON—As the devastation brought on by the second wave of COVID-19 continues to unfold in India, leading Canadian aid agencies – through the Humanitarian Coalition – are launching an appeal to raise funds and rush emergency assistance to people in need. The number of cases of COVID-19 has surpassed …

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CharitiesHeathcare

TRF, TGWHF merge to form new legal entity

TORONTO, ON–After a long and thorough process, University Health Network’s Toronto Rehab Foundation and Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation are amalgamating to form a new legal entity. As of April 1, 2021, our new legal name will be UHN Foundation. Going forward, donors will be able to support research, …

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CanadaHelps Celebrates 20 Years of Growth and Innovation in Canada’s Charitable Sector

New 20th anniversary video series showcases the diversity of charities in Canada and their significant impact on communities across the country TORONTO, ON–CanadaHelps, the largest platform in Canada for donating and fundraising for charities online, is celebrating 20 years of growth, innovation, and support for the charitable sector. The organization’s …

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CharitiesCorporate Philanthropy

Buy a Breakfast Tea, Buy a Canadian a Breakfast

Pluck tea house breakfast tea that gives back with every sip TORONTO, ON–Toronto-based premium tea company Pluck Tea launched The Canadian Breakfast – a delicious breakfast tea that includes a donation to Breakfast Club of Canada with every purchase. “Food security is a pressing issue for many Canadian families, especially …

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CharitiesChildren's Programs

Goodszilla’s PlayStation5 Contest to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish

Goodszilla Inc. Announces PlayStation5 Contest to Raise Money for Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario Toronto, ON–This month, Goodszilla Inc. is running their PlayStation5 contest which benefits charity. Goodszilla Inc. is partnering with CanadaHelps to raise money in support of Make-A-Wish Toronto & Central Ontario to grant children with critical illnesses …

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CROHN’S AND COLITIS CANADA CELEBRATES THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABBVIE IBD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

National program doubles the number of $5,000 scholarships available Toronto, ON –Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is thrilled to announce that 20 students enrolled at a Canadian post-secondary institution for the upcoming fall semester will receive the one-time scholarship in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program. …

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Jack.org and Bell Let’s Talk bolster support for youth mental health

$500,000 donation over 5 years to expand the reach of Jack Chapters in hundreds of communities around the country MONTRÉAL, QC–Bell Let’s Talk and Jack.org today announced a $500,000 investment over the next 5 years to equip Jack Chapter leaders with training, mentorship and digital education tools to support the …

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