Children's ProgramsFundingYouth Initiatives

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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Children's ProgramsCorporate Philanthropy

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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Children's ProgramsCorporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

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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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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Children's ProgramsHeathcare

Canadians donate over $2M to child, youth mental health

VAUGHAN, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is proud to announce that the A Family of Support: Child and Youth Mental Health Initiative has raised over $2 million for mental health programs across Canada as part of its first fundraising campaign. Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) raises over $2 million for …

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Children's ProgramsCorporate Philanthropy

Mondelēz Canada is Donating $650k in snacks to Moisson Montreal

Part of the Company’s $1 Million worth of donations to support Community Relief Efforts across Canada MONTREAL, QC–Mondelēz Canada is donating over $650,000 worth of food donations to Moisson Montreal, as part of its $1m worth of cash and in-kind donations to support its community partners (Food Banks Canada, Boys …

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 “Chalkboards for Change” Encourages Canadians to Help All Children Dream Fearlessly

MARKHAM, ON–Remember your childhood dreams? They may have been silly or unrealistic, but they were inspirational and helped you believe anything is possible. Around the world today, many children have big dreams; however, for the more than 260 million children who do not get to go to school, many obstacles …

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Children's ProgramsCorporate Philanthropy

CIBC Miracle Day Raises $6 Million for Children’s Charities Worldwide on 35th Anniversary

TORONTO, ON–CIBC says $6 million was raised for children’s charities globally during the 35th anniversary of CIBC Miracle Day held December 4. Every year on the first Wednesday in December, CIBC Capital Markets and CIBC Wood Gundy employees donate their fees and commissions to help kids access vital support programs …

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