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Thursday, January 06, 2005

More than $3 million raised in a day!

Happy New Year! For the entire world the New Year was marked by the tragedy of the tsunami disaster. As with other crisis, Canadians want to prove that they care about those in need and are stepping up in helping them. A media campaign organized by CHUM Limited corporation raised more than $3 million in a day. This is just one of the many examples of the Canadian generosity. The Canadian government already made the initial donation of $80 million and more help will come soon.

We already made our contribution for a good cause.

For information on how you can donate, click here. Your help is much needed now. Moreover, your donation will be matched by the Canadian government and there are also tax advantages associated with it.

Here are other links on the Canadian campaign in the aid for the tsunami relief effort:
1. Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) mission.
2. Tsunami Concerts in Vancouver.
3. Toronto’s youngest philanthropist to meet Canada's Prime Minister, Paul Martin.
4. Ontario Liquor Stores campaign.
5. Firefighters campaign for tents and cash donations.
6. Canadian Red Cross initial help.
7. Canadian musicians aid.


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