TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - True Patriot Love Foundation, the leading charity supporting military and Veteran families in Canada, has appointed Nick Booth as Chief Executive Officer.
Nick is the founding CEO of The Royal Foundation, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry's primary charitable vehicle, which he led from 2010 to 2017. He was responsible for overseeing the philanthropic activities of Their Royal Highnesses and initiated both the Invictus Games and the Heads Together mental health program. Mr. Booth's career spans 30 years in the charitable sector, working in senior roles in both the UK and USA, including the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Mr. Booth takes over from Bronwen Evans, who decided to step down following a successful tenure.
This year, True Patriot Love Foundation celebrates 10 years of providing essential support and resources to Canadian military members, Veterans and their families. Since its inception in 2009, the foundation has changed the lives of 25,000 military and Veteran families and provided $25 million to fund innovative research and support 750 community-based programs across the country. The foundation focuses on addressing the unique challenges resulting from military service including mental health, physical rehabilitation, transition to civilian life, and the special needs of children.
"2019 will be a special year for True Patriot Love as we celebrate ten years of providing critical support to members of the military, Veterans and their families," said Shaun Francis, CEO of Medcan and Chair, True Patriot Love Foundation. "Nick Booth is a uniquely qualified senior executive who will continue True Patriot Love's legacy of outstanding leadership and will carry forward our important work into the next decade."
"I'm incredibly excited to join True Patriot Love Foundation and continue building on the strong track record that has been established," said Nick Booth, CEO of True Patriot Love Foundation. "There continues to be a great need to support members of the military, Veterans and their families, and I look forward to pushing True Patriot Love to new heights and ultimately helping more of those in need."
For more information about the True Patriot Love Foundation, please visit truepatriotlove.com.
SOURCE True Patriot Love Foundation
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