Life-changing Guide Dogs for blind or visually impaired individuals and Autism Support Dogs for children with moderate to severe autism and their families. Cost = ~$35,000. Fee to recipient = $1. Value to recipient = Priceless!
Imagine a three-storey fire-breathing octopus made out of bake tins or a forty foot steampunk rocketship that you can climb and explore. That's Beakerhead - a Canadian charity whose mandate is to advance education at the crossroads of art, science and engineering.
Because no one’s grandparents deserve to spend their ‘golden’ years living on the streets.
We empower individuals to Learn a better living and Live a better life. Once learners begin a journey with us, there is no barrier they can't overcome and no limit to how high they can rise.
We work for positive change in the community by improving the lives of vulnerable children and youth through services that recognize and respond to their emerging needs because we believe that every single kid counts.
We are a second-stage women's shelter and progressive housing facility which operates to serve women and children escaping domestic violence. We create and provide a secure facility and stability for our clients.
We offer training and support to build the capacity of youth and young adults, between the ages of 18 and 30, by supporting their leadership roles in building strong, resilient communities.
We provide a safe and caring place for people whose lives are affected by alcohol or drug dependencies. More than 6,000 men and women access support through our programs in shelter, detox, outreach and housing each year. Alpha House seeks to provide hope, service and well-being.
We provide quality social, recreation and self-development opportunities for people with disabilities to connect, grow and belong. Between Friends members develop self-confidence, accomplishment and a sense of responsibility while learning new skills and making friends
Since 1990, we've been empowering immigrant youth to fulfill their potential in Canadian society. Last year we helped over 11,000 individuals bridge the journey to Canadian life and find a sense of belonging.