MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The McKesson Foundation today
announced the launch of its 2013 Regional Grants Program, a Canada-wide
campaign that each year provides financial assistance to non-profit
organizations whose mission is to assist children and youth in the
areas of health, education and poverty.
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. The McKesson Foundation is operating from the United
States and grants are paid in US dollars.
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 $250,000 to
charities in 2012.
The McKesson Foundation wishes to congratulate the following 2012
Regional Grant Recipients:
Calgary Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA of Calgary) ($24,050)
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Inc. ($25,000) - Manitoba
Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta ($25,000) - Alberta
Created 4 Me Early Learning Center Inc. ($6,000) - Manitoba
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre ($8,200) -
Family Services of Greater Vancouver ($7,500) - British Columbia
Halifax Developmental Centre for Early Learning ($17,000) - Nova Scotia
Halton Food for Thought ($15,000) - Ontario
Kids Help Phone ($21,245) - Ontario
On Rock Ministries Inc. ($11,000) - Québec
Pathways for Children, Youth and Families of York Region ($19,900) -
Peter Hall School Foundation ($25,000) - Québec
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind ($20,000) - Newfoundland
Yellow Brick House ($25,000) - Ontario
About the McKesson Foundation
Founded in 1943, the McKesson Foundation is an initiative of McKesson
Corporation, based in San Francisco. It is envisions a world where
affordable, quality health care is available to all.
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 with better, safer
care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals and
other health care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the
millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to
the quality and safety of care in Canada.
SOURCE: MCKESSON CANADA
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