Children's ProgramsCorporate Philanthropy

Baskin-Robbins Canada celebrates BGC Canada partnership

TORONTO, ON–Baskin-Robbins Canada launches this week its back-to-school promotion which, for the fifth consecutive year, includes a fundraiser in support of BGC Canada, an organization that has been committed to supporting Canadian youth and their families for over 120 years. Throughout the month of September, a percentage of proceeds from …

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Canada invests in accommodations for families of children seeking medical treatment

OTTAWA, ON–The Honourable David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Vanier; Christine Hardy, Chief Executive Officer for Ronald McDonald House Charities …

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Joe Fresh, President’s Choice Children’s Charity Team Up for a Limited-Edition Capsule Collection

TORONTO, ON–Joe Fresh is supporting President’s Choice Children’s Charity with a limited edition, 21-piece capsule collection that helps kids go far, not hungry. With the purchase of every Joe Fresh X President’s Choice Children’s Charity item a portion of the proceeds will be donated to President’s Choice Children’s Charity to …

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Toyota Canada Foundation invests additional $600,000 in Let’s Talk Science Funding

LONDON, ON–Toyota Canada Foundation is renewing its commitment to Let’s Talk Science for another four years with an additional $600,000 in funding focused on climate education and action. Since 2017, Toyota Canada Foundation has invested $1.1 million in Let’s Talk Science to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education …

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Pointe-à-Callière Foundation raises more than $1 M in donations

MONTRÉAL, QC–The Pointe-à-Callière Foundation is bringing 2021 to a close, having achieved outstanding results: the Foundation raised more than $1 M in donations over the course of the year, even though its two major fundraising events—The Montréal Builders Club and The Major Donors Evening—were postponed to next year. The Pumping …

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Hockey Canada Foundation $1 Million to Support Return for Young Canadians

Funding applications for registration fee subsidies open to Canadian families on August 1, 2021 CALGARY, AB–The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund and its all-star team of ambassadors are returning for a second season to give young Canadians and their families an assist with registration fees, and get them back in …

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Affordable, quality childcare inaccessible in many wealthiest countries, including Canada – UNICEF

According to a new UNICEF report, Canada ranks 22nd on childcare, parental leave among 41 OECD and EU countries INNOCENTI and NEW YORK and TORONTO, ON–Affordable, quality childcare and parental leave are inaccessible in some of the world’s wealthiest countries, UNICEF said in a new report released this month. Where …

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Ledcor donates $1.25 M to help Variety – the Children’s Charity

VANCOUVER, BC—Ledcor and Variety–the Children’s Charity in British Columbia, Alberta / Saskatchewan and Ontario jointly announced today that Ledcor would be donating $1.25 Million over 5 years to provide new innovative glucose monitoring technology to low income families with young children living with Type 1 diabetes. “Variety steps in where …

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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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IKEA Canada donates $500,000 as part of its ongoing COVID-19 community relief

Relief efforts to provide funding and in-kind products to Furniture Bank, National Association of Friendship Centres, Black Health Alliance, Save the Children, and Boys and Girls Club of Canada BURLINGTON, ON–IKEA Canada has made a donation of $500,000 in funding and in-kind products to support vulnerable communities across Canada in …

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