Last month, Justin Trudeau announced a $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund to help charities and non-profits support the vulnerable populations that have been most affected by COVID-19.
This week the funds began rolling out, distributed by United Way Centraide Canada, the Canadian Red Cross and the Community Foundations of Canada, along with a $25 million fund to assist Black community organizations.
“Canadian charities and the non-profit sector play an essential role in supporting Canadians during COVID-19, and we are here to support them,” said Jessica Eritou, communications assistant to Ahmed Hussen, the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.
“These are unprecedented times, and with this fund, we’re giving
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