The Scarborough Health Network (SHN) consists of three hospitals and eight satellite sites which serve thousands of people annually. In response to the challenges exasperated by the COVID-19 pandemic, BAPS Charities Canada donated $2,500 towards its commitment to the Scarborough Health Network Foundation.
“At Scarborough Health Network Foundation, we rely heavily on the support of our community. It is thanks to organizations like BAPS Charities that we can provide world-class care across our three hospitals.”, said Ryan Baillie, Vice President of Commcanopment at the SHN Foundation. “We consider BAPS Charities a pillar of the Scarborough community and we are honoured to be considered one of their many charity partners.”
To help those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, over the past year, BAPS Charities Canada has supported communities in 57 cities across the country by donating PPE to hospitals, distributing care packages, donating to food banks, making phone calls of support, educating people through webinars and other initiatives. BAPS Charities Canada also hosted a vaccine clinic that vaccinated over 21,000 Canadians. In addition, BAPS Charities organizes an annual walkathon in cities across Canada in support of local and regional beneficiaries. BAPS Charities also supported relief initiatives in India in non-clinical areas assisting victims and their families affected by the pandemic through its affiliated centers and hospitals.
BAPS Charities also made donations to support the William Osler Health System Foundation, the Victoria General Hospital Foundation in Winnipeg, and the CNIB Foundation.
BAPS Charities is committed to serving society and communities in diverse fields such as medical, environmental, community, educational, and humanitarian services.