Donations Made for the 2010 Tax Year
Below you will find the candidates and the recipients of the donations made for the 2010 tax year.
2010 Voting Results are in! View the full results here. The recipients and choices for this years survey are listed below.
Economic/Social Justice in Canada
Food Banks Canada has received our donation for the 2010 tax year.
Food Banks Canada: foodbankscanada.ca
Food Banks Canada’s mission is to reduce hunger in Canada by enabling an effective food bank community that addresses the short term need for food and longer term solutions. We do this by collecting and sharing large donations of food to our Members and Affiliate Member food banks.
Evergreen Youth Services: www.ysm.on.ca/evergreen.php
One of five branches of Yonge Street Mission, Evergreen focuses on meeting the complex needs of Toronto’s large street youth population.Fred Victor Center: www.fredvictor.org
Fred Victor is a social services organization that fosters long-lasting and positive change in the lives of homeless and low income people living all across Toronto. We offer a wide range of programs that help each person find the support they need. Whether it is advocacy for renters or finding shelter, job training or counselling, food access or health information, Fred Victor dedicates itself to serving people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty.
Environment and Biodiversity
Ontario Clean Air Alliance has received our donation for the 2010 tax year.
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): www.flap.org
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.
Ontario Clean Air Alliance: www.cleanairalliance.org
The Ontario Clean Air Alliance (OCAA) is a coalition of individuals and approximately 90 organizations that represent over six million Ontarians. We were established in 1997 to achieve the phase-out of Ontario’s dirty coal-fired power plants and to move Ontario towards a renewable electricity future. The OCAA is also working to ensure that Ontario obtain 100% of its grid-supplied electricity from renewable sources by 2030 through energy conservation and efficiency, made-in-Ontario green power, hydro imports from Quebec, and small-scale highly efficient combined heat and power plants.
World Poverty and Human Rights
World Literacy has received our donation for the 2010 tax year.
Seva provides funding and expertise to partners in 7 developing countries and regions: Nepal, Tibet, India, Tanzania and eastern Africa, Guatemala, Cambodia and Egypt – to deliver community and clinical eye care programs that reach the most vulnerable populations – women and children, the very poor and those living in rural areas.
Child Haven International: www.childhaven.ca
Child Haven International is a registered charity founded in 1985. We assist children and women in 4 countries, who are in need of food, education, health care, shelter and clothing, emotional and moral support. Child Haven has five homes in India, one in Nepal, one in Tibet and one in Bangladesh. Our homes accept children who are disabled, parentless, or from socially disadvantaged situations – and who are destitute, i.e. do not receive even one good meal a day.
World Literacy: www.worldlit.ca
World Literacy Canada (WLC) is a modest, registered charitable organization that uses literacy to fight poverty and advance the cause of social justice, especially for women and children. We support and deliver a range of community-based programs in Canada and South Asia that emphasize literacy skills and education for women and children.