Atlantic Compassion Fund

Listed below are the community organizations that benefited from a $750,000 contribution from Medavie, through the Medavie Health Foundation, to the Atlantic Compassion Fund. The Atlantic Compassion Fund was launched in March 2020 for the purpose of helping Atlantic Canadians in need of safe shelter, food, connection or mental health care at a difficult time. The fund provided critical support to agencies across Atlantic Canada, making it possible for them to respond to the immediate and emerging needs of their local communities. It was co-created with 11 United Ways across the region, in partnership with Atlantic Business Interiors. To date, more than $10 million has been distributed by United Ways to over 450 organizations across the Atlantic Region.

Atlantic Compassion Fund Recipient

Location

Adsum for Women & Children

Halifax, NS

Association of Black Social Workers

Dartmouth, NS

Atlantic Wellness Community Centre

Moncton, NB

Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource Centre

Shediac, NB

Canadian Mental Health Association – Halifax-Dartmouth

Halifax, NS

Canadian Mental Health Association – Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, PEI

Capital Region Mental Health and Addictions Association

Fredericton, NB

Community Centre Alliance

St. John’s, NL

Eating Disorders Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Family Plus/Life Solutions

Saint John, NB

Family Service PEI

Charlottetown, PEI

Inspiration Café

Moncton, NB

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Halifax, NS

PEI Association for Newcomers and Charlottetown Farmers Market

Charlottetown, PEI

Greater Shediac Community Garden

Shediac, NB

Wolastoqiyik Cultural on the Land Program

Fredericton, NB

Women’s Network+

Charlottetown, PEI


United Way Employee Giving Match

Each year, Medavie employees contribute to their local United Way through payroll deductions. This year, employees doubled their impact as the Medavie Health Foundation matched payroll donations up to $200,000 in recognition of the unprecedented need for community assistance.

Listed below are the local United Way or Centraide organizations across Medavie’s business locations that have received the match funding through our campaign partner United Way Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick.

  • Centraide of Greater Montreal
  • United Way Central Alberta
  • United Way Central N.B.
  • United Way Chatham-Kent
  • United Way Elgin Middlesex
  • United Way Greater Toronto
  • United Way Halifax
  • United Way Newfoundland & Labrador
  • United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick
  • United Way of the Alberta Capital Region
  • United Way Perth-Huron
  • United Way Prince Edward Island
  • United Way Saint John, Kings & Charlotte
  • United Way Saskatoon & Area


COVID Response Fund Grant Recipients

Listed below are the community-based non-profit organizations that directly received funding from Medavie’s COVID Response Fund from April 2020 through June 2021. Funding continues to be disbursed to communities to help with ongoing food security and youth mental health needs, and to help communities recover from the pandemic. The grants listed also include new grants as existing funding commitments were repurposed to help community-based organizations focus on supporting vulnerable Canadians.

Grant Recipient

Location

Alice House

Dartmouth, NS

Atlantic Wellness Community Centre

Moncton, NB

Atlohsa Family Healing Services Inc

London, ON

Beauséjour Family Crisis Resource

Shediac, NB

BGC Canada

National

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Moncton

Moncton, NB

Black Creek Community Farm

Toronto, ON

Brigadoon Village

Nova Scotia

Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative

Saint John, NB

Canadian Mental Health Association/Prince Edward Island Division

Prince Edward Island

Capital Region Mental Health & Addictions Association

New Brunswick

Children's Aid Foundation of Canada

National

Choices for Youth

St John's, NL

Colchester Food Bank

Truro, NS

Community Food Centers Canada

National

Covenant House Toronto

Toronto, ON

Crossroads for Women

Moncton, NB

Culturally Specific COVID-19 Response Strategy for African Nova Scotians in the Prestons (Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation)

Dartmouth, NS

Dans la rue

Montreal, QC

Ecosource

Mississauga, ON

Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Toronto, ON

Feed Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Food For All NB

New Brunswick

FoodShare Toronto

Toronto, ON

Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank

Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Hope Blooms

Halifax, NS

Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund

National

Innisfail and Area Food Bank

Innisfail, AB

Jack.org

National

La Fondation Jeunes en Tête

Montreal, QC

La Rue des femmes

Montreal, QC

La Société de Saint-Vincent de Paul

Montreal, QC

Laing House Foundation

Halifax, NS

Little Brothers

Montreal, QC

London Health Sciences Centre

London, ON

Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia

Moncton Headstart

Moncton, NB

Nathan's Urban Farm

London, ON

OUTSaskatoon

Saskatoon, SK

Pathstone Mental Health

Niagara Region, ON

Phoenix Youth Programs

Halifax, NS

Ponoka Food Bank

Ponoka, AB

Share the Warmth

Montreal, QC

Shelley Cares Foundation

Scarborough, ON

St. Paul & District Food Bank

St Paul, AB

Stonegate Community Health Centre

Toronto, ON

The 519

Toronto, ON

The Boys & Girls Club of Moncton

Moncton, NB

The Depot Community Food Centre

Montreal, QC

The North Grove

Dartmouth, NS

The Salvation Army Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin, AB

The Youth Project

Halifax, NS

United Way Chatham Kent

Chatham, ON

United Way Elgin Middlesex

Elgin, ON

United Way Perth Huron

Perth, ON

White Buffalo Youth Lodge

Saskatoon, SK

Youth Impact Jeunesse

Moncton, NB



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