Our friends at Seventh Generation have teamed up with 3 Canadian charities for a month long contest to give away $50,000 in total. The selected charities are:
– David Suzuki Foundation
Activated through Facebook, voters are asked to select one of the three organizations by simply placing their vote online. At the end of the contest, the charity that receives the most votes will receive a $25,000 donation, and second and third place will receive $15,000 and $10,000 respectively.
ABOUT SEVENTH GENERATION
Established in 1988, the Burlington, Vermont based company remains an independent, privately held company distributing products to natural food stores, supermarkets, mass merchants, and online retailers across the United States and Canada.
We believe our products are healthier solutions for the air, surfaces, fabrics, pets and people within your home—and for the community and environment outside of it. As a pioneer in corporate responsibility, we want our products to make a difference—from their development through to their production, purchase, use, and disposal. We are always evaluating how to reduce their environmental impact, increase performance and safety, and create a more sustainable supply chain. We believe our products set a course for a more mindful way of doing business, where companies act as partners with other stakeholders to create a brighter future for the whole planet. Seventh Generation’s business practices focus on offering people varied avenues to express their idealism, passion, and commitment to causes larger than themselves. For more information about Seventh Generation please visit the Seventh Generation website.
ABOUT THE DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION
The David Suzuki Foundation motivates Canadians to take action on the environmental challenges we collectively face through a combination of sound science and active public outreach. The Foundation is finding solutions to help build a sustainable low-carbon future, protect habitats, and address toxic chemicals in our environment. To learn more visit the David Suzuki Foundation website.
ABOUT THE YMCA
YWCA Canada works to build a strong voice for women, foster a healthy start for children and promote an equitable society. With a network of 34 YWCAs in communities across Canada, the YWCA provides 1.5 million hours of early learning and care each year to Canadian children and operates 30 shelters and over 1,000 beds for women and children leaving domestic abuse. To learn more visit the YWCA website.
WWF-Canada aims to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. It is calling on all Canadians to protect the Great Bear region from the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. The region is a true ecological treasure: One of the world’s largest remaining intact coastal temperate rain forest ecosystems. To learn more visit the WWF – Canada website.
Go place your VOTE. It only takes a few minutes and is free.