Quand saurais-je si nous avons gagné?

Les organismes gagnants seront informés d’ici le 15 mai 2020 et invités à une célébration spéciale du 100e anniversaire de l’Assurance vie Équitable dans leur ville respective.

Future Possibilities for Kids (Toronto, ON) 

  • A non-profit organization dedicated to Kids shining as leaders, the organization provides a one-on-one coaching program, Ready, Set, Goal! (RSG!), where experiential education is combined with prioritizing the mental well-being of Kids. Participants are encouraged to think boldly, act courageously, and make a difference in the world around them, all while gaining the confidence necessary to achieve their goals. The donation of $10,000 will provide 20 kids with the opportunity to participate in the RSG! Program.

Véro & Louis Foundation (Montreal, QC)

  • The mission of the Véro & Louis Foundation is to build permanent and adapted living environments for adults 21 years of age and older living with autism spectrum disorder. The first Véro & Louis shelter will open its doors in 2020 in Montreal and will accommodate 20 people. The donation of $10,000 from Equitable Life of Canada will equip each of the residents with the technology necessary to contribute to their learning and recreational activities.

Pilgrims Hospice Society (Edmonton, AB)

  • Edmonton’s Pilgrims Hospice Society enhances quality of life until the end of life, while offering respite (a needed break) for caregivers. The $10,000 grant will help build the Roozen Family Hospice Centre, Edmonton’s first free-standing residential community hospice, which will provide specialized 24/7 end-of-life care from a peaceful, home-like setting, and support services for caregivers and grieving families.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (Vancouver, BC) 

  • Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is the provider of pediatric palliative care for children and families across BC & Yukon with a goal to optimize living for infants, children, and youth aged 0-19 and their families. The $10,000 donation will be used to expand the Canuck Place Enhanced Community Care Program across the province in order to serve more Canadians in need.

Nature Conservancy of Canada (Winnipeg, MB)

  • The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is a private, non-profit national land conservation organization dedicated to the preservation of ecologically significant areas in Canada, and to the long-term stewardship of the living natural communities that inhabit them. The organization will use the $10,000 grant to purchase high quality video and audio equipment to help meet the increase in demand for online educational programming, including curriculum focused, hands-on conservation programming for youth in rural classrooms in Manitoba.

Media Contact:

Keren Adderley

Director, Corporate Communications

Equitable Life of Canada

519 904 8470