Family FoundationsHeathcare

Thistledown Foundation grants $26 million gift to Canada’s Children’s Hospitals

TORONTO, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) together with Children’s Healthcare Canada (CHC) are thrilled to announce a $26 million investment from Thistledown Foundation to support Canada’s 13 acute care children’s hospitals across the country. This historic gift recognizes the immense impact of the pandemic on Canadian children, youth, and their …

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Giving TuesdayHeathcare

Creative Arts Financial delivers $10,000 to The AFC as part of GivingTuesday

Donation responds to need for services to support health and well-being of arts and entertainment professionals HAMILTON, ON–In recognition of GivingTuesday, Creative Arts Financial is donating $10,000 to The AFC in support of those in the arts and entertainment industry who need assistance, especially during the pandemic. Creative Arts Financial …

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HeathcareMarket Research

New Study: Health Care Philanthropy for the Rich?

TORONTO, ON–A new study published in the Journal of Business Ethics has found that corporate charitable foundations tend to direct healthcare funding to richer communities rather than to regions with the greatest health-care needs. The study, titled “Putting the ‘Love of Humanity’ Back in Corporate Philanthropy: The Case of Health …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Alectra Utilities launches paperless ebilling campaign to donate $50,000 to frontline workers

Customers also have the opportunity to win free electricity for a year MISSISSAUGA, ON–As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, and more customers are switching to paperless ebilling, Alectra is launching a new ‘Go online for our frontline’ campaign aimed at supporting Ontario’s frontline healthcare workers. Alectra will donate the …

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Funded ResearchHeathcare

Foundation survey: Canadians concerned about the impacts of a major health event, yet few are covered

Research from Medavie Blue Cross shines a light on the priorities of Canadians when it comes to protection from a critical illness or major injury – Health insurer launches benefits plan solution to give members more choice in coverage TORONTO, ON—After more than a year of living through a pandemic, …

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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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Corporate PhilanthropyDonation ProgramsHeathcare

Stix Brands new protection kit helps support Brain Injury Canada

$4 from each sale of Canadian company’s kits will include a donation to support Brain Injury Canada WOODBRIDGE, ON–Stix Brands International has officially launched their “Tools for the Rules” campaign with up to 20 percent of the proceeds going to Brain Injury Canada (BIC). Stix Brands is a Canadian company …

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Family FoundationsHeathcare

Slaight Family Foundation makes $30M Mental Health Commitment

TORONTO, ON–The Slaight Family Foundation has made a $30 million commitment to support 19 Canadian organizations offering mental health services across the country now and in the future. The initiative will provide new or enhanced services to address the growing mental health needs for some of Canada’s most vulnerable populations, …

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Family FoundationsHeathcare

From One Couple to an Entire Community

$1 million donation from the Moez & Marissa Kassam Foundation will benefit hospital transformation and grassroots community health initiatives in East Toronto TORONTO, ON–Michael Garron Hospital Foundation is welcoming a generous investment of $1 million from Moez and Marissa Kassam, a Toronto couple who is deeply motivated to support quality …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Scotiabank donates $700,000 to Women’s College Hospital for establishment of Compassionate Fund

Donations will fund Canada’s first virtual hospital and its unique clinic for refugees and new Canadians TORONTO, ON–Scotiabank has donated $700,000 to Women’s College Hospital Foundation (WCHF) to support two revolutionary initiatives that drive equitable and accessible healthcare for Canadians. Scotiabank’s donation will contribute to the Women’s Virtual Program, Women’s …

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