CharitiesHeathcare

SickKids Foundation Launches Online ‘Catch the Ace’ Raffle

TORONTO, ON–SickKids Foundation is putting out their first-ever online Catch the Ace progressive jackpot raffle. Based on the wildly popular game known as Chase the Ace in Atlantic Canada, SickKids Catch the Ace is the first of its kind to be offered online in Ontario. To play, visit SickKidsAce.ca. Tickets …

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Ten Canadian Organizations among 2019 U.S. Healthcare Philanthropy High Performers List

ARLINGTON, VA–The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) has recognized 72 U.S. and 10 Canadian philanthropic organizations as high-performing fundraisers in the healthcare industry for fiscal year 2018. These organizations are primarily foundations affiliated with nonprofit hospitals or health systems that were surveyed for AHP’s 2019 Report on Giving, which provides …

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The Change Foundation looks to honour Ontario healthcare innovators

Future Innovator Awards will be awarded to five recipients TORONTO, ON–The Change Foundation announced the launch of the Future Innovator Awards, an Ontario-wide search for people, organizations and partnerships focused on making the healthcare experience better. The Change Foundation, an independent health policy think-tank, works to inform positive change in …

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Prostate Cancer Canada, Canadian Cancer Society to Amalgamate

TORONTO, ON–Prostate Cancer Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS)  will embark upon a strategic amalgamation that will strengthen and support cancer research, education and the needs of Canadians and their families dealing with the disease. As part of the agreement, Prostate Cancer Canada’s activities and initiatives will remain an …

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Annual Air Canada Miles Matching Week Opens

Doubles the Value of Donated Miles to Help Sick Children MONTREAL, QC–The annual Aeroplan Miles Matching week in support of the Air Canada Foundation Hospital Transportation Program, which helps sick children travel to obtain specialized medial care, is now underway. Until December 8, 2019, members who donate Aeroplan miles to …

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CNIB Foundation receives $700,000 gift from Scotiabank on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

TORONTO, ON–Today, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate the vast contributions and achievements of people with disabilities, the CNIB Foundation received a gift of $700,000 from Scotiabank to help create a brighter future for youth with sight loss in the Greater Toronto Area. For youth …

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thyssenkrupp Elevator raises $113,000+ for Cystic Fibrosis with variety of events

Fundraising activities in 2019 included curling, bowling and golf tournaments, as well as participation in The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History in May TORONTO, ON–In 2019, thyssenkrupp Elevator Canada raised CA$113,322 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, representing the third year in a row the vertical transportation leader has surpassed its …

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The Stand Ahead™ Challenge for Women’s Brain Health

Foundation urges people to “Turn yourself upside down” to support the first Women’s Brain Health Day, December 2 TORONTO, ON–It is a social media challenge that will upend the way we look at dementia and other brain-aging disorders that disproportionately affect women. Literally. Thousands of supporters of Women’s Brain Health …

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#UnboxingType1: A First of its Kind Initiative to Mark the End of Diabetes Awareness Month

Social media and other digital platforms offer people with Diabetes the opportunity to exchange stories and connect TORONTO, ONov–On Saturday, November 30, Pinch Social, the team behind Social Media Week Toronto, will be hosting the official launch of “Unboxing Type 1” to mark the end of Diabetes Awareness Month in …

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First responders to receive more than $1 million in free mental health, addiction care

TORONTO, ON–Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres has launched its Local Hero Support Program, which will provide up to 50 residential concurrent disorder treatment spaces each year to first responders who currently do not have access to care, at no cost. This represents more than $1 million in care over the course …

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