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WELLSPRING CANCER SUPPORT FOUNDATION

Wellspring is open to all cancer patients, their families and care givers, all of whom are known as members. Wellspring is welcoming and comfortable in nature, external to hospitals or treatment centres, and is devoid of any “institutional” feeling. Volunteers and group leaders providing programs at Wellspring deliver only cancer support services and not medical treatment or medical therapies, nor services for patients with diseases other than cancer. Wellspring receives no government funding and offers all programs and services at no charge to our members and without referral.

PALS Pet Access League Society

PALS is a non-profit, registered, charitable organization located in Calgary, Alberta, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of individuals through pet therapy. Volunteers and their pets currently visit at 50 facilities throughout the city including hospitals, seniors' long-term care facilities, classes for children with special needs, residential care and other care facilities that provide programs for individuals with limited access to the greater community. In addition, PALS has partnered with the Calgary Public Library for the Story PALS literacy program. This program gives children with literacy issues an opportunity to improve their skills through reading to dogs. All PALS programs are provided free to the participants and facilities we serve.

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF DURHAM REGION

Alzheimer Society of Durham Region is a non-profit, charitable organization founded in 1979. Offering support and education to people with dementia and their carepartners through one-to-one support, support groups and public education.

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada/fondation canadienne des tumeurs cerebrales

Gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations bring hope and support to brain tumour patients across Canada through educational programs, support groups and information resources available for patients, families and caregivers. Your gifts also fund brain tumour research to find the cause of and better treatments for brain tumour patients.

Feed Nova Scotia

Each month 40,000 Nova Scotians face the harsh realities of hunger - children, adults, seniors. FEED NOVA SCOTIA helps feed hungry people by collecting and distributing food to 153 member agency food banks and meal programs in Nova Scotia, and strives to eliminate hunger and poverty through research, awareness and support programs. Rather than allocating funds to individual agencies donations are used as follows: Feeding hungry people: We distribute food to our member agencies using a fair share system so people across the province have access to food in times of need. Each year we sort and distribute almost 2 million kilograms of food that comes to us from a variety of sources. Eliminating hunger and poverty: Through statistics and stories, we provide a clear picture of hunger and poverty in Nova Scotia and encourage others to join the call for change. We offer programs that support people experiencing food insecurity and help provide a chance for a new start.

THE OTTAWA FOOD BANK/LA BANQUE D'ALIMENTATION D'OTTAWA

The Ottawa Food Bank supplies 138 emergency food programs, bringing hope to people who need it most. Dozens of organizations such as The Shepherds of Good Hope, The Ottawa Mission and the Salvation Army rely heavily on The Ottawa Food Bank, as do school meal programs, shelters and neighbourhood grocery programs throughout the National Capital Region. The Food Bank depends upon the generosity of donors like you to make this work possible.

SAVE THE CHILDREN CANADA

Accountability We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to supporters, partners and, most of all, children. Ambition We are demanding of ourselves and our colleagues, set high goals and are committed to improving the quality of everything we do for children. Collaboration We respect and value each other, thrive on our diversity, and work with partners to leverage our global strength in making a difference for children. Creativity We are open to new ideas, embrace change, and take disciplined risks to develop sustainable solutions for and with children. Integrity We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behaviour; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interests of children.

BONNECHERE MANOR FOUNDATION

The Bonnechere Manor Foundation is a registered charity made up of a group of volunteers dedicated to raising funds to enrich the quality of life for all residents and clients at the Bonnechere Manor. Whether it is an Auditorium, state-of-the-art equipment, or programs to enrich the residents' quality of life, the Foundation is dedicated to making Bonnechere Manor truly a home-away-from-home. The Foundation is also a vehicle to raise funds that support capital projects and other programs that are not funded through existing Ministry of Health and Long Term Care mechanisms.

Hospice Peterborough

Hospice Peterborough provides information, practical help, and emotional support to people living with a life-threatening illness, caregivers and people of all ages dealing with the death of an important person. Lending library with Internet access, educational events related to palliative care, individual and group support by professional staff and trained volunteers.

AutismBC

ASBC was started in 1975 and is a parent based and directed society providing support to individuals with autism and their families in British Columbia and Yukon. ASBC Provides Support Through: Information, Referral and self-help Advocacy for Adults, Parents and Professionals; an extensive lending resource library, Internet access to valuable free on-demand information and discussion forums; a network of Community Groups throughout BC, facilitated by volunteers; seminars & conference opportunities for members; promoting community education and awareness. As well, ASBC Assists Families Financially Through: a limited reimbursement program for your child's summer activities; participation in FREE activities for families, eg: sports games, PNE outtings, movie outtings, opera, symphony for children, live theatre, rock concerts and Christmas activities. (ASBC wishes to thank it's community partners for making these wonderful activities and events possible)

HOSPICE HUNTSVILLE

Hospice Huntsville provides care and support to individuals in the Huntsville area who are facing end of life situations. This care and support is also extended to their families and caregivers and is provided in the setting of their choice. Our professionally trained volunteers provide these individuals with compassionate care so that they may live out their lives with dignity and comfort either at home or in a health care setting. Hospice Huntsville is a not for profit registered charitable organization, incorporated in 1989. It is primarily funded by voluntary donations, churches, service clubs, in memoriams, planned fund-raising and some government funding. All services of Hospice Huntsville are offered at no cost to those we serve.

HOSPICE SIMCOE

Hospice Simcoe provides for the needs of people in Simcoe County who are dying, who have dying family members or who are bereaved. We provide high quality Hospice Palliative Care from the time of diagnosis with a life limiting illness through death and bereavement. Our programs include Visiting Hospice, Residential Hospice and Bereavement Support. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people who are dying and their family members.