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There are a variety of ways you or your organization can help us make a difference by making donations to worthy causes, such as our Disaster Relief Program.

Donations can be made by cheque, VISA or MasterCard.

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Fall 2011

$10,000 for tornado relief

In late summer 2011, a F3 tornado touched down in Goderich, Ont. bringing winds of 300 km/hr that destroyed many homes and businesses. Kin Canada members acted quickly to volunteer in Goderich and donate to the Disaster Relief Fund.

May 2011

Slave Lake Fire

In Spring 2011, a fire in Slave Lake, Alberta, devastated the town including the homes of three of our Kinette club members. Kin Canada members can make donations to the National Disaster Fund or to the Kin Canada Foundation to help them recover from this disaster.

February 2010

$52,900 for Haiti earthquake relief

The donation to the Canadian Red Cross included $42,900 raised by Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs and $10,000 from Kin Canada. In addition, the Canadian federal government matched the collective Kin Canada donation dollar for dollar.

January 2005

$48,000 for tsunami relief in Southeast Asia

Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs made a $48,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross after a tsunami in the Indian Ocean ravaged 11 countries.

2002

$73,000 to the Hay West Project

The Hay West project brought hay from Central and Eastern Canada to western farmers whose fields were suffering from drought conditions. Kinsmen and Kinettes in Alberta also assisted with a benefit concert to raise funds for, and increase awareness of, the plight of western Canadian farmers.

August 2003

$50,000 and 30,000 lbs of beef for BC

Devastating fires ripped through British Columbia leaving many homeless or living in shelters. In less than a day, Kin pledged more than $50,000 and 30,000 pounds of beef to help feed firefighters and people living in temporary shelters.