BAPS Charities Canada made a donation of $2,500 towards its commitment to the CNIB Foundation. The CNIB Foundation was formerly known as the Canadian National Institute for the Blind. It is a non-profit organization that delivers innovative programs and advocacy for people impacted by blindness.
Suzanne Decary-van den Broek, Executive Director at CNIB Foundation, said, “Thank you BAPS Charities for your meaningful support of the community, including CNIB, as we work to break down barriers facing Canadians living with sight loss. We value your dedication to the selfless service of others.”
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, Victoria General Hospital Foundation in Winnipeg and the Scarborough Health Network Foundation.
BAPS Charities is committed to serving society and communities in diverse fields such as medical, environmental, community, educational, and humanitarian services.