TORONTO, Aug. 10 /CNW/ - Herofund.ca, a non-profit and non-political
organisation dedicated to assisting the families of Canadian Forces Personnel,
launched a website (www.herofund.ca) yesterday to raise money to help fund the
post-secondary education of children who have had a parent killed fighting for
Founded by students at the University of Toronto, the group is seeking to
collect over one hundred thousand signatures in order to petition the Canadian
Parliament to pass a bill that would allocate funds for this initiative.
The group is additionally pursuing alternative means of achieving its
goal, such as the creation of scholarships for the children of military
families sponsored by major Canadian universities. The group is also in the
process of accumulating funds through private and corporate donations.
For further information:
For further information: Tim Peters, Founder, HeroFund.ca, (647)