Links

We chose to promote the following great organizations that contribute to our society in the most meaningful way. Please visit their websites and get to know them and lend them a hand in any way you can. Thank you!

The Stop Community Food Centre           

   http://www.thestop.org

In their own words   “The Stop strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and challenges inequality.”

Orthomolecular Health         

 http://www.orthomolecularhealth.com

In their own words   “ Orthomolecular Health is dedicated to the advancement of orthomolecular medicine in Canada and internationally. We educate the public and health professionals on the benefits & necessity of an individualized, nutrition-based approach to healing and caring for the body. Orthomolecular Therapy employs the use of vitamins and nutrients in the form of diet and supplements to support the body with optimal nutrition, encouraging proper functionality and promoting mental & physical health. Orthomolecular Health is run by the International Schizophrenia Foundation ,a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with mental illnesses improve their health so that they can lead healthy, independent lives.”

Escarpment Biosphere Conservancy     

 http://escarpment.ca

In their own words   “to establish, maintain and manage a system of nature reserves in the area of the Niagara Escarpment (including the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve), including the maintenance of physical features of scientific and/or ecological, cultural, historic or scenic interest; to maintain, enhance or restore areas of native species or natural habitat: and to encourage and support scientific research and educational services related there to.  To educate the public about conservation and preservation of the landscape, ecology and wildlife of the Niagara Escarpment partly through providing low impact, ecologically sustainable recreational opportunities which complement and do not substantially conflict with this objective.”

Breakfast for Learning  

 http://www.breakfastforlearning.ca

In their own words   “ Breakfast for Learning is a national charity that educates, and empowers communities to deliver school based nutrition programs, helping children and youth realize their full potential in life. Vision is to ensure all children and youth in Canada attend school well nourished, improving their ability to learn, giving them the best chance of success in life.”

Canadian Organic Growers  

 http://www.cog.ca

In their own words  “ To lead local and national communities towards sustainable organic stewardship of land, food and fibre while respecting nature, upholding social justice and protecting natural resources. Our members believe that organic food production is the best choice for the health of consumers and producers, for the protection and enhancement of the environment, and for the sustainability of the food production system. In fact we believe that the survival of our country and even the planet depends on it.”

 The Nature Conservancy of Canada

http://www.natureconservancy.ca

In their own words   “The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) protects areas of natural diversity for their intrinsic value and for the benefit of our children and those after them. The Nature Conservancy of Canada will lead, innovate and use creativity in the conservation of Canada's natural heritage. The Earth's biological diversity is being lost at a rate that impoverishes our quality of life and threatens our future. NCC's work is guided by the belief that our society will be judged by what it creates in the present and what it conserves for the future.”

SolarShare Community Solar Bonds

http://www.solarbonds.ca

In their own words   “SolarShare is Canada’s leading renewable energy co-op. We make it easy for investors to earn an impressive return while doing something good for the planet. We develop commercial scale solar energy installations so that any Ontario resident can invest in them. SolarShare members are passionate about solar power. We want everyone to have the opportunity to financially benefit from our projects while also helping to end our reliance on dirty energy sources.”