Help Logan meet his birthday fundraising goal for CHEO

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Megan Shaw CTV News Ottawa Anchor/Reporter – @MeganShawCTV Contact Published Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:06PM EST OTTAWA — Born with pneumothorax, explained as a collapsed lung, Logan Hussein spent his first days inside a specialized incubator at CHEO. Since then, his family has been fundraising as a way to say thank you to the doctors…
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Philanthropy in Ottawa: Chef cooks with kindness during a crisis

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BY: Sam Laprade for Ottawa Business Journal    Who: Chef Joe Thottungal, owner, Thali and Coconut Lagoon The donation: More than $55,000 from donors and vendors The recipients: Vulnerable Ottawa residents The inspiration: “I measure success on how I support my neighbour and fill someone’s heart with a meal. When we care about other people…
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Building Courage, Together: How One New Canadian Landed Work She Loves

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For Jaipreet Kaur, a new mentoring program in Ottawa has helped her forge her dream career. Trying to land a career you’re passionate about can be challenging for anyone. But it can be especially difficult if you’re emigrating from northern India to Canada with a science degree, a dream of working in the nonprofit world,…
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WCPD plays leading role in Weizmann’s ‘Movie under the stars!’

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Sold-out event to support Weizmann Canada’s Women for Science initiative, to empower, celebrate and promote women in science. “We are so grateful for WCPD’s support of Weizmann Canada’s Women for Science. Not only did this event help to shine a bigger spotlight on science in this critical time, it also was a meaningful investment in enabling the…
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Philanthropy in Ottawa: RBC helps NAC ensure the shows go on

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BY: Sam Laprade Who: RBC Royal Bank The donation: $200,000 The recipient: National Arts Centre Foundation The inspiration: “At RBC we have a long standing tradition of supporting the arts as it is about building community.” – Marjolaine Hudon, regional president, Ontario North and East, RBC Royal Bank When the lights went dark at the…
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Donation provides matching funds to Federation emergency campaign

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Peter Nicholson explains his firm’s tax strategy to maximize charitable giving and why he – as a non-Jew – supports Ottawa’s Jewish community. By Michael Regenstreif, Editor of Ottawa Jewish Bulletin.  Read full article here: https://ottawajewishbulletin.com/jewish-ottawa/donation-provides-matching-funds-to-federation-emergency-campaign  
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Philanthropy in Ottawa: Construction community rallies behind The Royal Ottawa

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BY:Sam Laprade for the Ottawa Business Journal Who: Ottawa’s construction industry, led by PCL and EllisDon The donation: $220,000 The recipient: The Royal Ottawa’s C-PROMPT Clinic The inspiration: “Everyone I spoke with felt they were a part of something special.” –Matthew Rinfret, PCL/ED project director for the Centre Block rehabilitation project As the severity of…
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Donald Sobey among philanthropists to back ventilator project

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Peter Nicholson & WCPD proud to participate in innovative and life-saving effort Please read article here: https://pictouadvocate.com/2020/05/12/donald-sobey-among-philanthropists-to-back-ventilator-project/ Philanthropists from across the country are rallying to support a team of Canadian physicists and engineers who are part of an international initiative to create an easy-to-build ventilator that can help treat COVID-19 patients. The ventilator project has been…
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Philanthropy in Ottawa: Mierins Family Foundation donates $250K to The Ottawa Hospital Foundation in support of COVID-19 relief efforts

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BY: Sam Laprade for the Ottawa Business Journal    Who: The Mierins Family Foundation The donation: $250,000 match donation The recipient: The Ottawa Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund The inspiration: “We knew it was not an option to do nothing. We want to show our gratitude to the frontline health-care workers at The Ottawa…
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Foundation WCPD closes historic $33.3M offering

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Amid the COVID-19 crisis, flow-through share deal with Skeena Resources ‘truly exceptional’ and shows ‘commitment to Canadian charities’  During this time of economic uncertainty, the Foundation WCPD recently closed a $33.3 million flow-through share offering with Skeena Resources Limited, the largest deal in the firm’s history. Since 2006, Foundation WCPD has performed more flow-through offerings than…
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Nonprofits Struggle to Survive Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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Willie Briggs, a volunteer with Catholic Charities, helped with the distribution of pantry items at a San Francisco food bank last week.ALEJANDRO LAZO/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL  By Ian Lovett and Alejandro Lazo – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL SAN FRANCISCO—Catholic Charities of San Francisco is still open. The century-old organization is offering free meals for seniors, conducting outreach…
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