Donations Made for the 2007 Tax Year

Below you will find the candidates and the recipients of the donations made for the 2007 tax year.

Economic/Social Justice in Canada

The Progressive Housing Society received our donation for the 2007 tax year.

Sistering has been supporting homeless, underhoused and low-income women in the Toronto community since 1981.

Evergreen Youth Services:
One of five branches of Yonge Street Mission, Evergreen focuses on meeting the complex needs of Toronto’s large street youth population.

Progressive Housing Society:
Progressive Housing Society is a not-for-profit, charitable society located in Burnaby, B.C. Originally called the Burnaby Association for the Emotionally Disabled, Progressive Housing Society has been providing affordable housing and support services for adults with mental illness, to enable them to live independently in the municipality of Burnaby, since 1981.

Environment and Biodiversity

EcoJustice received our donation for the 2007 tax year.

Ecojustice (formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund) goes to court to defend the right of Canadians to a healthy environment. Since 1990, they have created lasting solutions to Canada’s environmental problems by winning landmark cases and setting powerful precedents. They are Canada’s foremost non-profit organization dedicated to enforcing and strengthening the laws that safeguard our environment, wildlife and public health.

Earthroots is a strong advocate for wilderness preservation in Ontario, combining aggressive grassroots campaign strategies with excellent research and educational programs. Since 1986, Earthroots has used its grassroots expertise to organize, educate and mobilize the public, conduct successful media events, carry out wilderness research projects and ensure proper forest management planning.

FLAP (Fatal Light Awareness Program):
FLAP works to safeguard migratory birds in the urban environment through education, research, rescue and rehabilitation.  As stated on their website, collisions with human-built structures is steadily becoming the leading cause of bird mortality across North America.

World Poverty and Human Rights

The Stephen Lewis Foundation received our donation for the 2007 tax year.

Oxfam Canada:
Founded in 1963, Oxfam Canada is a non-profit international development organization that supports community programs in food security, health, nutrition and democratic development with an emphasis on working with women.

The Stephen Lewis Foundation:
The Stephen Lewis Foundation was founded to address the horror of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa and is committed to ensuring that 90% of your contribution goes directly to those at the grassroots level in Africa.

Amnesty International:
Amnesty International helps stop human rights abuses by mobilizing its members and supporters to put pressure on governments, armed groups, companies and intergovernmental bodies.