our profits contribute to these three charities:

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SENIORS

British Columbia, Canada

Partner: Clemencia Gomez, Executive Director of South Granville Seniors Centre

"We offer over 40 low-cost or free educational, recreational, social, self-care, and food security programs and services, and organize over 50 special events and outings each year. We serve over 450 members, many of whom are over the age of 75, single or widowed, immigrants or newcomers, live on fixed income, and are at risk of isolation and depression due to reduced social interaction. Over 100 of our senior members give back to our community by helping out as a part of our volunteer team. We are also supported by over 200 community volunteers."

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WIDOWS & ORPHANS

Maharashtra. India

Partner: Lorraine Francis, Mission Director of Pandita Ramabai Mukti Mission

Mukti Mission has been empowering Indian women and children in India since 1889.

"The Mission continues to serve disadvantaged women and children from the Pune campus, as well as 18 other locations across 8 states of India. The residential community still provides safe shelter and a loving community to over 500 destitute and abandoned women and children who live in family groups homes named after flowers. Today, the Mission campus in Pune also has a hospital, nursing home, dental clinic, two primary schools, a high school, a junior college, a Special Needs School, a Creative Arts School, a nursery for abandoned / unwanted babies, a farm, a dairy and a church. Mukti’s other projects across India include children’s homes and hostels, pre-schools and schools, adult literacy centres and vocational skills training centres."

 

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YOUTH

Zambia (various locations), Africa

Partner: Nancy Bersaglio, Director of Development, Villages of Hope Africa

"Our mission is to bring lasting hope to orphans and vulnerable children throughout Africa by providing them with holistic (emotional, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual) and loving care so they can embrace adulthood as contributing members of society."