Numerous Canadian charities were awarded financial support from Greenrock Real Estate Advisors to assist during the pandemic.
TORONTO, June 3, 2020 – Greenrock Real Estate Advisors selected the final roster of charities to receive donations from its $1.5 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund, including 40 not-for-profit organizations across the GTA and Canada.
A total of $900,000 was pledged towards charitable organizations across Canada through the Greenrock Charitable Trust as part of Greenrock’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. To assist with our residents’ household expenses, $600,000 of grocery gift cards were delivered to Greenrock- managed suites – $100 for each unit in April, May, and June 2020.
Greenrock’s initial $300,000 tranche of charitable donations in April 2020 was distributed among Daily Bread Food Bank, Stella’s Place, Kids Help Phone, The 519, The Redwood, and SPRINT Senior Care.
In May and June 2020, Greenrock donated the remaining $600,000 of the fund to the following charitable organizations: The 519, Casey House, LGBT Youth Line, TakingITGlobal, Ontario Native Women’s Association, Anishnawbe Health Toronto, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Food Banks Canada, Black Creek Community Farm, Building Roots, Second Harvest, Fort York Food Bank, Stella’s Place, Kids Help Phone, CAMH, SPRINT Senior Care, Qmunity BC’s Queer, Trans and Two-Spirit Resource Centre Society, Delta Family Resource Centre, Covenant House Toronto, Eva’s Place, Albion Neighbourhood Services, YMCA of Greater Toronto, St. Stephen’s Community House, The Redwood, Interval House, Sistering, Doctors Without Borders, Variety Village, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, North York General Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Michael Garron Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Humber River Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and The Hospital for Sick Children.
Greenrock’s IMPACT team and Board of Directors worked closely alongside a third-party consulting agency to identify key areas of concern during the pandemic, including food security, mental health, Indigenous communities, LGBTQ2S communities, senior care, shelters and outreach support, and women’s health. Greenrock also invited residents and staff members to nominate charities via email.
“It’s incredibly rewarding for us at Greenrock to support such well-deserving charities during times of crisis,” said Gloria Mogavero, Greenrock’s CEO. “Involving our residents and employees in the voting process for these donations is a reminder that we can make a big impact when we come together.”
About Greenrock IMPACT: The mission of Greenrock IMPACT is to build stronger, healthier, and environmentally sustainable communities across the City of Toronto and in Canada. During the pandemic, Greenrock IMPACT has focused its efforts on COVID-19 relief initiatives.
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