Montreal, February 15, 2013 – For the fifth consecutive year, the Children’s Wish Foundation is pleased to be able to rely on the valuable support of its faithful partner the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited. Having already awarded nearly $375,000 to Children’s Wish, Cadillac Fairview actively promotes the Foundations’ mission and helps grant their most heartfelt wish to children living with a life threatening illness.
PICKERING, ON, June 14th, 2013 – This afternoon, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada issued the following statement regarding the recent CNN / Tampa Bay Times / Center for Investigative Reporting story entitled Above the law: America’s worst charities.
The article ranks an American organization called Children’s Wish Foundation International 3rd on its list of America’s worst charities.
The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is not currently nor has it ever been associated or affiliated with Children’s Wish Foundation International.
The supporters of The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada demand and deserve transparency and accountability. The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada was an early adopter and code builder of Imagine Canada's Ethical Code Program. This code lays out a set of standards for charitable organizations to manage and report their financial affairs responsibly. For more information about Imagine Canada visit: www.imaginecanada.ca And to read the Ethical Code Handbook, go to: http://www.imaginecanada.ca/files/www/en/ethicalcode/ec_handbook_2011_en.pdfIn a recent letter to Children's Wish, Barbara Mercer, the mother of a wish child, states: "...you have no idea how much the work you do means to people…please know that you are making a difference in a child’s life and you are making things so much easier for their families.”