Poverty

Mattress retailer Sleep Country is donating $1.5 million worth of products across Canada to help contribute to safe housing for homeless families and individuals during the coronavirus pandemic...
Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble raised more than $6 million for Food Banks Canada in the first 24 hours. The 90-minute multi-platform special was the most-watched non-sports Canadian broadcast...
Amid the coronavirus crisis, major at-home fundraising concerts have taken place to raise funds for frontline workers, food security, and other related-issues arising from the the impact of the...
The three multi-national major labels, Universal, Warner and Sony, have all taken significant steps to help their employees, as well as artists and songwriters, by dedicating funds to aid them during...
English singer and activist Harry Styles has released a t-shirt emblazoned with the simple directive “Stay Home Stay Safe. Protect Each Other,” with all proceeds going to the COVID-19...
Leonardo DiCaprio, Laurene Powell Jobs and Oprah Winfrey have made donations to help launch America's Food Fund, via GoFundMe page, to help tackle hunger during the COVID-19 crisis. The fund will...
South Carolina rock band Islander, which contains two members that lost a family member in New York to COVID-19,  has covered R.E.M.’s “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It...
The cast behind the popular Canadian sitcom Schitt's Creek have asked their fans to help tackle food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis by supporting Food Banks Canada and Feeding America...
The Slaight Family Foundation, the philanthropic fund created by the Toronto-based broadcast media family, is donating $3 million to help bring food security to people in need during the COVID-19...
Celtic-punk band Dropkick Murphys’ The Claddagh Fund charity raised more than $60,000 for the Boston Resiliency Fund in connection with its “Streaming Up From Boston” live-streamed...

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