Charities

Hunger affects us all. Nearly 800, 000 Canadians use Food Banks monthly across the country and an increasing number of beneficiaries are affected with special dietary needs. Support local food banks. Donate & healthy items from the following categories: & Gluten-Free/Wheat-Free • Low Sugar & Low Sodium • Vegetarian & Most Needed Food Items Non-wheat pasta products & rice • Canned meats • Dry and canned soups & stews • Canned fruit & vegetables • Flour (spelt, rice, and others) • Breakfast cereal • Hemp or almond butter • Canned/powdered milk • Fruit juices • Pasta sauce • Beans & legumes • Infant formula & baby food.

How would you like to be able to make a difference in ending world hunger, while improving your child’s vocabulary at the same time? The site is sponsored by Harvard University and the United Nations World Food Program, and all of the money earned from the site’s sponsors goes directly to the World Food Program. Pretty cool, eh? All is well! Http://www.freerice.com/ is a cool web site that does just that. It’s a simple vocabulary question and answer game (that’s addictive, too). For every answer you get right, the site donates 20 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program. The vocabulary game is run by a computer program that automatically adjusts to your skill level.

Sickkids is a respected health science centres in the world. Helping mom and dad’s to help their children. Healthier Children. A Better World.™ Donations are a critical source of funding for SickKids that is separate and distinct from government and granting agencies. Funds go towards infrastructure and supporting the essential work of physicians, researchers and scientists. With your help: We care for more than 100,000 patients every year. We do open-heart surgeries on babies small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. We correct terrible deformities, heal cancers and treat massive burns. We invent treatments that 20 years ago people would have dismissed as science fiction. We continue to have a profound impact on the lives of children through novel, innovative treatment plan. We make discoveries that mean less pain for children, a higher survival rate and less time in hospital; and. We purchase state-of-the-art equipment and update facilities, which enable us to attract the best doctors, researchers and nurses. While it’s true we’ve come a long way, we’ve still got a long way to go. We continue to need your help.