News about grants, gifts
The 12th annual Scotiabank Pro-Am Hockey Tournament for Alzheimer’s raised over $1.5 million for Baycrest Health Sciences this year.
The Air Canada Foundation board approved a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross in support of relief efforts for those directly impacted by the unprecedented floods of 2017: $25,000 earmarked for the Spring Flood Quebec Appeal and an additional $ 25,000 for the General Spring Flood Appeal.
News about people, groups
Governor Generals of Canada welcomed distinguished guests to the official opening of the Centre’s new permanent headquarters in Ottawa on May 16th.
DuPont leaders joined together with public sector, private sector, and government leaders to officially open the Africa Regional Technology Center in Delmas, South Africa on May 23rd.
African Parks, in partnership with the Endangered Wildlife Trust and Malawi’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife, successfully relocated four cheetahs to Liwonde National Park on May 17th. Cheetahs have been extinct in Malawi for 20 years.
African Parks successfully translocated eighteen Eastern black rhinoceroses to Rwanda over the first week in May, ten years after the last individual was documented in the country.
The International Maritime Rescue Federation, the international charity focused on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, named Theresa Crossley their new Chief Executive.
News about opportunities, initiatives
Projects Abroad volunteers traveling to Morocco and Senegal during the month of Ramadan have the unique opportunity to broaden their cultural horizons at these two Projects Abroad destinations.
Forests Ontario is joining forces with Canada Building Materials to convert almost 25 acres of the restored Sunderland Sand & Gravel Pit into healthy and productive native forest. The first phase of the project will include the planting of 20,000 trees.
Employees from RSA Canada will take part in Habitat for Humanity Canada‘s biggest build project ever – to build 150 homes in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. The project, Habitat for Humanity’s 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, will be taking place in every province and territory across Canada.
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