Tag: Donations

13 days ago

Montreal teenager opens store specializing in COVID-19 care products

When her summer job was cancelled due to COVID-19, Vanessa Vassalos wanted to find a way to give back to the community.
15 days ago

'Colours for COVID' campaign raises funds for Toronto hospital

Logan Lass started tie-dye project to support doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital.
18 days ago

New platform helps businesses and charities get PPE more quickly and efficiently

CovidPPEHelp, created by faculty members at the Rotman School of Management, connects those who need equipment with manufacturers and suppliers, and enables donations of PPE to charities.
a month ago

COVID-19 Women’s Initiative helps women cope with the pandemic

Med students from U of T stepped up to support women’s shelters, which have seen an increase in the need for their services during the current crisis. The initiative has since expanded to cover other regions of Canada.
a month ago

Mississauga man sews specialized masks for the hard-of-hearing

Max Cucchiella's masks ensure that people are safe while the deaf community is not left behind.
2 months ago

Digital portrait makers collaborating with U of T on a series honouring Black health care workers and students

Echogram is working with the University of Toronto’s Black Medical Students Association on the project, which celebrates individuals making a difference on the front lines of COVID-19.
2 months ago

Ottawa group sews medical gowns for homeless shelter volunteers

Ottawa Gowns 4 Homeless plans to donate 2,500 gowns to Ottawa Inner City Health.
2 months ago

Toronto cancer survivor sews 600 masks for community

Deanna Insley is donating the masks to the hospital where she received treatment and to people in need.
2 months ago

Ottawa Hospital researchers working on ways to treat COVID-19 and understand its impacts

The hospital received funding for three projects from the Ontario government’s COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.
2 months ago

Calgary teen inspires community to help young girls

17-year-old Deep Braich launched Youth Helping Youth YYC to deliver hygiene kits to local girls who, due to COVID-19, are unable to access products they need.
2 months ago

Trois soeurs créent une friperie pour recueillir des fonds d'urgence contre la COVID-19

Tout revenue et dons vont directement à Centraide Montréal.
2 months ago

CMA Foundation contributes $250,000 to youth mental-health charity

The non-profit offers mental health education programs for Canadian youth, including resources to help them deal with the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 months ago

99-year-old WW2 veteran is walking 100km to fundraise for hospitals

George Markow has been walking everyday for months in the hopes of raising $100,000.
2 months ago

Meals for Heroes Ottawa feeds healthcare workers and the homeless

University of Ottawa students start new initiative to provide healthy meals prepared by local caterers.
2 months ago

Specialized transparent masks developed for hard-of-hearing

Ottawa couple finds "clear" solution for the overlooked needs of the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
2 months ago

Facebook group connects Ottawa kids and seniors through art

Group participants build art projects around a weekly theme, which are then delivered to a local long-term care facility.
2 months ago

Donated tablets allow Toronto hospitals to safely connect patients with their families

Hospital staff worked quickly to install communications apps on the tablets so people can see and speak with hospitalized family members who cannot receive visitors.
3 months ago

NS teacher 3D printing "ear savers" for health care workers

Tim Coombs has distributed 17,000 to date and continues daily production.
3 months ago

Hamilton organization helps staff pay it forward with a warm meal

We Feed The Need is making it their mission to lift spirits and help feed frontline health care workers.
3 months ago

Toronto man bakes over 200 pies for neighbours while in quarantine

"Do what you do, and give it away for free. It'll come back to you, I swear. It's a bad business model on paper, but it works. People are good."
3 months ago

Toronto's BMO Field becomes a massive kitchen handing out free meals to those in need

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment program aims to deliver 13,000 meals a day.
3 months ago

Clothing company launches a $20 million program to gift customized clothing to Canadian health care workers

Aritzia aims to gift clothing packages to 150,000 Canadian frontline health care professionals who are working against spread of Covid-19.
3 months ago

New initiative aims to connect lonely patients with family and health care providers

Frontline Connect, a physician-led grassroots organization, is providing patients with data-enabled devices to make sure they stay connected with their doctors and with family.
3 months ago

Volunteers across Canada are quickly producing personal protective equipment using 3D printers

Using or improving on open-source designs, volunteers are making everything from ear guards and face shields to a ventilator connector.
3 months ago

St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto gives back to the community

Staff at the hospital have set up a fundraising campaign to lend support to organizations helping the homeless.