Business Number: 863715520RR0001

COVID-19 Relief Campaign

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels.Since inception in 2000 the Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation (CRCCF) has provided financial support in excess of $1,500,000 - mainly in our own community. In 2013 a total of $880,000 was raised and distributed for the Bow Valley flood relief/recovery efforts. Over $85,000 was raised in support ofthe Fort McMurray fire relief and recently over $75,000 was raised for the Bow Valley Syria Refugee Project. Internationally we have supported disaster relief funds for earthquake-ravaged Nepal and for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. During this current, unprecedented public health emergency, many of our local families, businesses and those at risk in our community are being adversely affected. Today, the Canmore Rotary Club CharitableFoundation (CRA Registration No. 86371-5520-RR0001) and Rotary Club of Canmore announce the launch of the Rotary COVID-19 Relief Fund. We are now accepting donations for the Rotary COVID-19 Relief via or by cheque to: Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation,P.O. Box 8025, Canmore, AB T1W 2T8. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $25.00 or more when mailing address is provided.Your local Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation is currently accepting donations. COVID-19 is altering lives in our community now. We are in the process of assessing community needs. We will be collaborating with community organizations and agencies serving Canmore, MD of Bighorn, Kananaskis and Morley to determine where best to allocate funds received. Once we have determined community priorities, we will announce to the public.Our local Rotary Club of Canmore is a group of more than 100 passionate individuals. We are always looking for opportunities to make a difference here at home and around the world.