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Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

IsraAID

IsraAID's mission is to effectively support and meet the changing needs of populations as they move from crisis to reconstruction, rehabilitation, and eventually, to sustainable living. This commitment is expressed in emergency relief and sustainable development, with an emphasis on the transition between them.

Hospital for Sick Children Foundation

To inspire our communities to invest in health and scientific advances to improve the health of children and their families in Canada and around the world!

Until Theres A Cure Foundation

Until There’s A Cure® is a national organization dedicated to eradicating HIV/AIDS by raising awareness and funds to combat this pandemic.

Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation

The Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation raises funds for Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH), Dufferin Place Extended Care Facility (Nanaimo), Eagle Park Health Care Facility (Qualicum Beach), Trillium Lodge (Parksville) and the Oceanside Health Centre (Parksville). We own and operate the Nanaimo Lifeline Program and the Code Brew Coffee Kiosk located in the NRGH lobby - all profits support our mission and vision: Our Mission - The Foundation creates opportunities for donors to advance healthcare in our communities. Our Vision - Excellent Healthcare, Facilities & Equipment.

Canadian Mental Health Association

CMHA, National accomplishes its mission through advocacy, education, research and service. For example, as a social advocate, we encourage public action and commitment to strengthening community mental health services, policies and legislation affecting those services. We submit policy statements and briefs to the federal government on behalf of all Canadians. We also collaborate wherever and whenever possible on common issues with mental health service providers, federal government, community organizations, consumers of mental health services and their families. We promote and create innovative programs that address mental health issues; our mental health projects are based on principles of empowerment, peer and family support, participation in decision-making, citizenship, and inclusion in community life. Our programs assist with employment, housing, early intervention for youth, peer support, recreational services, stress reduction workshops, and public education campaigns.

WORLD VISION CANADA

TO OUR SPONSORS - At this time, monthly Sponsorship payments cannot be made through CanadaHelps. Please visit WorldVision.ca for more information. OUR CORE VALUES 1. We are Christian. From the abundance of God's love, we find our call to ministry. 2. We are committed to the poor. We are called to relieve their suffering and to promote the transformation of their condition of life. 3. We value people. We regard all people as created and loved by God. We give priority to people before money, structure, and systems. 4. We are stewards. We are faithful to the purpose for which resources are given and manage them in a manner that brings maximum benefit to the poor. 5. We are partners. We are members of an international World Vision Partnership that transcends legal, structural, and cultural boundaries. 6. We are responsive. We are responsive to the life-threatening emergencies where our involvement is needed and appropriate.

Or Shalom Synagogue

Rabbi: Laura Duhan Kaplan joined Or Shalom in January 2005 after 15 years as Professor of Philosophy, Women's Studies, and Judaic Studies at UNC Charlotte. She received rabbinic ordination from the ALEPH Rabbinic Program headed by R. Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and R. Marcia Prager. Religious Services: Weekly Shabbat Services (10:00am), Monthly Family Shabbat, Kabbalat Shabbat and Maleveh Malkah, High Holyday Services, Holiday Services and Celebrations, B’nei Mitzvah, Weddings, Baby Namings, Funerals and Other Life Cycle Events. Programs and Classes: Children's Religious School, B’nei Mitzvah, Adult Spiritual Study and Education, Family, Youth, and Children’s Programs, Young Adults' Committee, Torah Study, Conversion Classes, Guest Lectures. Other: Rabbinic Consultation and Counseling, Website/e-mail discussion, Keren Or Newsletter, Outreach and Social Action, Annual Retreat, Special Events.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary A Colorado Non-Profit Corporation

The mission of The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) is to rescue and provide life-long homes for captive great cats, bears, wolves and other large carnivores, which have been abused, abandoned, exploited and illegally kept and to educate the public about causes and solutions to the dramatic plight of thousands of captive wildlife in the United States.

HURON HOSPICE

A dedicated team of Volunteers provide companionship, listening and emotional support to residents of our community who are facing a life threatening illness or injury. The Volunteers offer relief to enable primary caregivers to feel comfortable to take time away or rest. This care can be provided in a home, a hospital, or a long-term care setting. There are NO FEES for these services. Our Volunteers are people who display sensitivity, good communication skills, and willingness to help and have respect for the privacy, dignity and self-determination of the person. They are carefully screened and have completed an approved Volunteer Training Progrm. They receive ongoing education, supervision and group support. Agency governacy is by a volunteer Board of Directors which is drawn from all our communities.

Defeat Duchenne Canada

Jesse's Journey, a registered charity dedicated to funding peer-reviewed research toward effective treatment and ultimate cure of genetic neuromuscular diseases, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in particular. Funding derives from the Jesse Davidson Endowment, which will eventually provide at least one million Canadian dollars per year for research.

COVENANT HOUSE VANCOUVER

Covenant House Vancouver offers 24-hour crisis shelter, a 6- 24 month supported living program, street outreach, life-skills training and a daily drop-in for homeless, runaway and street involved youth aged 16-24. Most of our kids have either fled physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse or have been “kicked out” of their homes. Covenant House supports kids exiting the streets while helping them heal from past traumas. We understand that life changes are challenging and do everything in our power to ensure that young people succeed at whatever plan they have chosen for themselves. As long as genuine effort is demonstrated, so is our commitment. .