United Way serving Saint John, Kings, & Charlotte funds 8 community service organizations through the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund
United Way serving Saint John, Kings, & Charlotte is proud to have worked with United Way Centraide Canada as part of the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund. The fund is administered collaboratively between the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada to provide funding to Community Service Organizations, including non-profit organizations, Indigenous Governing Bodies, and Registered Charities located in Canada. The Community Services Recovery Fund responds to what Community Service Organizations need right now and supports organizations as they adapt to the long-term impacts of the pandemic.
“The projects supported by the Government of Canada through the Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund demonstrate that we are a caring and compassionate society that values the well-being of all its members. It is heartening to see the compassion and empathy of our citizens as they give back to those in need. Projects listed are a testament to the power of our collective action and our ability to come together to make a positive difference in the world. I am confident that together we can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in Saint John, Kings, and Charolotte.”
– Jenna Sudds, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
The Government of Canada’s Community Services Recovery Fund is a one-time investment of $400 million by the Government of Canada to help Community Service Organizations, charities, non-profits and Indigenous governing bodies located accros Canada to adapt, modernize, and be better equipped to improve the efficacy, accessibility, and sustainability of the community services that they are providing through the pandemic recovery and beyond. The following projects are being supported in Saint John, Kings, & Charlotte:
$89,150.00 was invested to fund Sophia Recovery Centre for their Peer-Focused Digital Learning Platform for Women in Recovery
$87,159.00 was invested to fund Association Régionale de la Communauté francophone de Saint-Jean pour Mise en action d’un Centre d’acceuil et d’accompagnement pour les aînés francophones du Grand Saint John.
$63,530.00 was invested to fund Teen Resource Centre for Building a post-pandemic future for youth.
$35,258.00 was invested to fund Inner City Youth Ministry for the Lunch Connection Expansion
$72,630.00 was invested to fund Big Brothers Big Sisters Saint John for Ignite Connection & Learning.
$17,655.00 was invested to fund Family Resource Centre (S.J.) Inc. for Family Resource Centre SJ Program Innovation and Redesign.
$70,000.00 was invested to fund Ax Arts and Culture Centre for their Workshop Program Remodel.
$20,000.00 was invested to fund Campobello Public Library and Museum for a Historic Building and Museum Virtual 3D Tour.