Partners2018-10-10T10:28:04+00:00

A big Thank You to our most generous Partners

From philanthropic gifts, to donations of products and services, to corporate support to fundraising events, our partners keep amazing us with their generosity.

Air Transat

Under the Small Change, Big Hearts program, pocket change is collected from passengers at the end of every Air Transat flight, to support Children’s Wish. Along with other local sponsorships, more than $5.5 million has been donated since 1999.

As supporters of the foundation, Blue Cross provides travel insurance coverage to children and their families when a travel wish is granted. Without the support of Blue Cross providing coverage to children and their families, Children’s Wish would not be able to grant as many wish as we have to date.

BMR has provided $170,000 to the More Wishes More Wonders campaign over the past 4 years. They have also provided construction materials and decorative items for bedroom, playroom or tree-house wishes.

Each year, Cadillac Fairview donates a portion of the revenues from stroller rentals and Santa photos in four of its shopping centres in the Montreal area. Over $800,000 has been raised through these initiatives since the partnership began in 2007.

Carrossier ProColor repair centres raise funds for an annual donation to Children’s Wish. ProColor is also a major partner in the annual Montreal Golf Classic, both by sponsoring and playing in the event. Over $700,000 has been raised by Carrossier ProColor since the partnership began in 2007.

Clearwater

Clearwater has participated in and chaired the previous Exile Island and current Heroes Challenge events for over 10 years. Along with other various corporate donations and providing food for events, Clearwater has donated nearly $500,000 since our par

For four weeks every summer, Couche-Tard convenience stores, in exchange for a $2 donation, give customers a redeemable coupon for a Slushie on their next visit. Couche-Tard stores also participate in the annual C-Store day every August. Since 2014, over $500,000 has been raised through these initiatives for Children’s Wish.

Give Kids the World Village

Give Kids The World Village is an 84-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Each year Children’s Wish sends over 275 families to Give Kids the World Village, which provides us with over $2 million of annual in kind support.

Goway Travel

Each year, GoWay provides discounted travel to Children’s Wish to help deliver some of the most exciting travel wishes. Not only does GoWay provide discounted travel options, their employees have also participated in local events across the country.

Hot Water Pools and Spas has become a new partner to build pool and spa wishes in Alberta. In 2017, Hot Water Pools and Spas was able to build and deliver 5 of the most heartfelt wishes.

Krown Rust dealers hold an annual “Wash for a Wish” car wash event across Canada each June. Along with supporting various other local events, Krown Rust has helped raise over $280,000 for Children’s Wish since 2014.

For the past 15 years, HMCS Halifax has supported Children’s Wish Foundation, Nova Scotia Chapter by holding their annual ‘Run for the Wish’ event. This province-wide run has raised over $200,000 to help grant the heartfelt wishes of Nova Scotian wish children.

As a new partner in 2017, Normerica International Corporation provided Children’s Wish with $75,000 of support. The funding was used to sponsor the Ontario “Wheels for Wishes” event and the remainder used as a corporate donation.

For the past 4 years RAPID RTC (part of the DMT Group) has been partnered with Children’s Wish Foundation, Manitoba Nunavut Chapter, supporting the Foundation from a staff driven campaign called “Payroll for the Needy”. “Payroll for the Needy” began as an opportunity for employees to give back to the community via payroll deduction with a corporate match from the company. Over $200,000 has been raised to support Children’s Wish through this program.

RBC and the RBC Foundation help support Children’s Wish Foundation through donations and employee event participation across the country. In 2017, RBC and the RBC Foundation provided more than $90,000 in gifts to Children’s Wish.

Recycling Rewards takes used clothing and household items and turns them into cash donations for Children’s Wish. Since 2005, more than $2 million has been donated to help support children’s wishes across the country.

Each year the PEI RumRunners hold golf tournaments in Alberta and PEI to raise funds for Children’s Wish.  To help raise additional funds, a new “Spring Kick-Off Social” event was added in Alberta.  Since the partnership began in 2006, over $1.3M has been raised through their fundraising efforts.

Scotiabank employees participate, fundraise and volunteer at various Children Wish events across the country through their “Team Scotia Program”. This program not only supports Children’s Wish with volunteers, but also matches money raised by employees. In 2017, Scotiabank provided over $50,000 worth of support to Children’s Wish.

Shaw Media

Shaw Communications has provided financial support through employee giving, gala sponsorship, major gifts and a featured charity at their Shaw Charity Classic ‘Birdies For Kids’ tournament. Along with immeasurable in kind support, Shaw Communications has provided over $360,000 since our partnership began in 1999.

Sobeys

Since 1998, Sobeys Inc. has been a proud partner of Children’s Wish, providing over $900,000 in cash and in-kind contributions.  Sobeys supports Children’s Wish through the Sobeys Foundation, local event participation and in-store fundraising across Canada.

Sofina

Sofina Foods has been a proud supporter of the Children’s Wish Foundation since 2014 through their Dream Builders Campaign providing over $400,000. Each year Sofina Foods helps grant wishes to children across the country where their offices are located. Sofina Foods also supports Children’s Wish with local event sponsorships.

Since the inception of our partnership in 2005, Sovereign has made a large corporate donation each year. Employees and brokers have also rallied around the cause, participating in or organizing activities and fundraising events across the country to further our support. Over our 13 year partnership, more than $2.8 million has been donated and raised by Sovereign General and their employees.

For the past 2 years, Starlight Investments has provided Children’s Wish with a corporate gift to support Ontario wishes as well as have their employees participate in the Heroes Challenge and Trees of Joy events. Over the two year partnership, Starlight Investements have contributed a total of $200,000.

Foundation St-Hubert supports Children’s Wish through donations to the More Wishes More Wonders campaign. Since 2016, over $150,000 has been provided to the major gifts campaign.

Talize thrift stores has been a partner of Children’s Wish for over 10 years.  Each year Talize supports Children’s Wish with in-store events such as point-of-sale campaigns, calendar sales and is a Wish Month partner helping us sell wish clouds.  In 2018, the inaugural year of Wish Clouds, the wonderful customers and employees of Talize helped raise over $37,000 through the sales of wish clouds.

For the past 2 years, donations from the greater Montreal area Tim Horton Smile Cookie Campaign have been donated to Children’s Wish. In those 2 campaigns, $465,000 has been raised.

Audi Finance and Volkswagen Credit Canada Inc. began their partnership with Children’s Wish in 2015 and have since provided over $215,000. Audi Finance and Volkswagen Credit Canada Inc. provide support by sponsoring and participating in local events across the country. Not only do they provide monetary support, but they also provide volunteers to help at various events where their offices are located.

Warehouse One - The Jean Store

Every holiday season, Warehouse One runs a Christmas gift box campaign to help raise funds for Children’s Wish. Through the sales of their holiday wish boxes, and other employee giving initiatives, Warehouse One has provided over $550,000 in donations since 1999.

Waterworks Pools and Spas has become a new partner to build pool and spa wishes in New Brunswick. In 2017, Waterworks Pools and Spas was able to build and deliver 3 of the most heartfelt wishes.