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Heart & Stroke

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a national voluntary non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of Canadians by preventing and reducing disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, health promotion and advocacy. The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a federation of 10 provincial Foundations, led and supported by a force of more than 130,000 volunteers. For information on heart disease, stroke and healthy living, call 1-888-HSF-INFO (473-4636) or visit www.heartandstroke.ca

GREATER VICTORIA ELDERCARE FOUNDATION

The Eldercare Foundation directly supports Aberdeen, Mt. Tolmie, Glengarry, Priory, Heritage Woods and Oak Bay Lodge. There are over 700 residents who call one of these care facilities 'home'. The Foundation also supports community programs for seniors such as Adult Day Programs, Community Bathing Programs, the Piercy Respite Hotel and the Yakimovich Wellness Centre which provides free education to seniors and their families to help them navigate the journey of aging. Through our Education Endowment Program, we provide funding to help professional caregivers upgrade their skills and knowledge to better care for our valued elders. Through our Embrace Aging initiative, we are reaching further into the community to promote and inspire positive aging and raise awareness about the many resources, educational opportunities and activities available to seniors and their family caregivers to help them Be Well; Be Secure; Be Connected and Be Enriched ~ our four pillars of positive aging.

Diabetes Canada

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Help us spread our message of diabetes management and prevention. The Canadian Diabetes Association works in communities across the country to promote the health of Canadians and eliminate diabetes through our strong nationwide network of volunteers, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers, partners and supporters. In the struggle against this global epidemic, our expertise is recognized around the world.

CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES

Our immediate goals are to support the efforts of blood donors through the latest technology and improving donor clinics across the country, enhance programs to recruit and retain blood and bone marrow donors, and advance blood science research and development

FoodShare Toronto

FoodShare develops innovative programs and education to improve access to affordable and healthy food, reaching over 159,000 children and adults every single month. We take a long-term approach to hunger and food issues, working to empower individuals, families and communities through food-based initiatives “from field to table.” FoodShare mentors communities in drawing on their own strengths to adapt and grow tools and scalable solutions so that our work is leveraged exponentially. Our programs include Student Nutrition, Field to Table Schools, the Good Food Café (healthy cafeteria), Focus on Food youth internships, the Good Food Box, Mobile and Good Food Markets, Fresh Produce for Schools, School Grown, Community Kitchens, the FoodLink Hotline, Power Soups, Community Gardening, Composting, Beekeeping, School Grown, and Urban Agriculture.

ALBERTA CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Thanks to incredible community support, the new Alberta Children's Hospital is the most state-of-the-art children’s hospital in North America. Caring for 76 thousand kids and families each year, the Alberta Children’s Hospital is the provincial referral centre for Bone Marrow Transplantation and is establishing itself as a national leader in pediatric Neuroscience, family centred care and child health research. The Alberta Children's Hospital is home to the largest pediatric vision clinic in western Canada and is the only hospital in Canada that performs vision-saving laser eye surgery on children.

ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF CANADA

Founded over 25 years ago, the Alzheimer Society is a not-for-profit health organization dedicated to helping people affected by Alzheimer Disease. The Society consists of a national office, 10 provincial organizations and more than 140 local groups across the country.

CITY CENTRE CARE SOCIETY

City Centre Care Society provides care to the marginalized of dowtown Vancouver. In operation since 1907, the society is licensed to provide services to 194 residents and tenants in three programs: 100 residents in Complex Care, 22 residents in the Addiction Recovery Program and 72 residents in Assisted Living.