MONTREAL, June 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The McKesson Foundation today
announced the recipients of its 2011-2012 Regional Grants Program,
following a Canada-wide campaign that each year provides a number of
non-profit organizations with financial assistance to improve children
and youth related health, education and poverty.
McKesson Canada cares about the communities in which it operates and is
deeply committed to building healthier and stronger communities by
making a difference in the lives of children, youth and their families.
The Canadian Regional Grants Program awarded close to a total of
$250,000 to charities in 2012.
Congratulations to the following 2011-2012 Regional Grant Recipients
Created 4 Me Early Learning Center Inc. ($6,000) - Manitoba
Family Services of Greater Vancouver ($7,500) - British Columbia
Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta ($25,000) - Alberta
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. ($25,000) - Manitoba
Calgary Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA of Calgary) ($24,050)
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre ($8,200) -
Halton Food for Thought ($15,000) - Ontario
Kids Help Phone ($21,245) - Ontario
Yellow Brick House ($25,000) - Ontario
Pathways for Children, Youth and Families of York Region ($19,900) -
On Rock Ministries Inc. ($11,000) - Québec
Peter Hall School Foundation ($25,000) - Québec
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind ($20,000) - Newfoundland
Halifax Developmental Centre for Early Learning ($17,000) - Nova Scotia
For more information, visit: http://www.mckesson.ca/en/corporate-citizenship/mckesson-foundation/archives
The Canadian Regional Grants Program will be re-launched in the Fall of
2012. McKesson Canada would like to encourage the submission of grant
applications for one-time specific projects or programs. The Canadian
Regional Grants Program typically awards grants that range in size from
$2,500 to $25,000.
For more information on the Regional Grants Program or to obtain the
application form and selection criteria, please visit: http://www.mckesson.ca/en/corporate-citizenship/mckesson-foundation
About the McKesson Foundation
Founded in 1943, the McKesson Foundation is an initiative of McKesson
Corporation, based in San Francisco. Its mission is to improve the
lives of patients through healthcare quality improvements, improved
efficiencies and patient participation in their health management.
About McKesson Canada
Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to
delivering vital medicines, supplies and information technologies that
enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care.
Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and other
health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the 12
million patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the
quality and safety of care in Canada.
SOURCE MCKESSON CANADA
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