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Tag: NDWCC – National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC)

NDWCC Charity Profile: The Military Police Fund for Blind Children

– Colonel James Riley Stone was the Canadian Army Provost Marshal (Military Police), when his young daughter Moira was afflicted with retinoblastoma, a genetically linked cancer of the retina. The cancer resulted in Moira’s blindness and subsequently, her death in 1949.

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Why We Give: Remembrance, Respect and Dignity

– As we approach November 11, the season brings cold, damp and blistery conditions. And even though, as Canadians, we are conditioned to these circumstances, we still feel the bone-chilling winds through our heavy wool coats. This chill serves as a reminder of those harsh conditions our brave soldiers suffered while serving.

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Why We Give: CFB/ASU Montreal hosts inaugural Terry Fox Run

– On October 19, Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit (CFB/ASU) Montreal hosted the base’s inaugural Terry Fox Run in order to support the Terry Fox Foundation’s fight against cancer.

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Why We Give: Boomer’s Legacy

– The Boomer’s Legacy Foundation is a 100% Canadian charitable organization that was created to embody and perpetuate the passion Corporal Andrew “Boomer” Eykelenboom had towards helping the people in need who he encountered while deployed.

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NDWCC Shares: Zac Demers’ CAF Story

– Zak’s mother had made a request to have a video of soldiers in uniform to encourage her son who has cancer and who has always admired the army since he was very, very young…

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Why We Give: Snowbirds and C.H.I.L.D.

– When Snowbird 1, Major Steven Will, and the late Honorable Grace McCarthy, Founder of CH.I.L.D, met in 2002, they were destined to become a team made in heaven. More than 15 years later, the world-famous Canadian Forces Snowbirds continue to be ambassadors for the CH.I.L.D Foundation.

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NDWCC Shares: Captain Rory Johnston’s CAF Story

– Homelessness and hunger were two things that bothered me. And I wanted to be that change, I wanted to see, well what can I do? How can I make a difference? I’m Captain Rory Johnston, I’m currently the Operations Officer at 11th Field, Guelph…

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NDWCC Shares: MCpl Mike Trauner’s CAF Story

– After losing his legs while deployed to Afghanistan, retired Master Corporal Mike Trauner went through an exhaustive ordeal trying to find his new normal. In 2016, Prince Harry challenged him to compete at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto. As a soldier, the challenge gave him the drive he needed to take part in two indoor rowing events, he won gold in both.

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2018 NDWCC CAF Family: Meet the Labonte family and discover the impact of giving

– Throughout this year’s campaign we will share stories that showcase the impact our giving has. Thank you to the Labonte family for allowing us into their life and sharing their story with everyone.

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NDWCC Shares: Solider On – A CAF Story

– We never know when we will face a major challenge in life, and need to ask for help. Whether it’s time or money, the Defence Team has a strong culture of giving. We each have our own reasons for giving, and give back in our own way…

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