I consider myself one of the luckiest people I have ever met. I have a family I wouldn’t trade for all the money in the word, a ton of great friends, I live in what I consider to be the best City in the best country in the world and I have had the pleasure to serve both, I have a job I love and my health too!
Because of all these blessing in is very important to me to give back and share my good fortune. I do this by donating $400 after each purchase and sale I complete. $100 each to these 4 awesome charities:
I have 12 nieces and nephews and believe kids were meant to be kids. Unfortunately sometime they have to deal with grown up problems but they still deserve to be treated like kids and that’s exactly what CHEO does. Not to mention the amazing support they provide to families during what can be very trying times.
Since Canada has some 20% of the world’s total freshwater resources we can often take this very basic human need for granted. However, every minute, every day, people suffer and lives are lost needlessly because of a lack of safe water and sanitation. I want us to do our part to end this global crisis and transform lives.They are ranked an A by Charity Intelligence Canada
As mentioned above, I believe we live in the best City in best Country in the world. I want to do my part to make sure it remains that way and help those in need closest to me. As the saying goes “charity begins at home.”
I joined the reserves after I had completed my degree and accounting designation with the intention of going to Afghanistan however after I finished my training and I applied to deploy I as diagnosed with a rare sleep disorder and medically released. I can understand the frustration of wanting to serve but being unable to do so. I do know many brave many and women who did go overseas to serve and protect our great country. However these modern day veterans often pay a very heavy price for doing so. Soldier On is a Canadian Armed Forces program that supports currently serving members and veterans to overcome their physical or mental health illness or injury through physical activity and sport. The Soldier On Fund is the most direct way for Canadians to contribute to supporting the recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration of ill and injured members.