News from the Anglican Foundation

A Journey of Generosity

Considering that generosity implies giving oneself and one’s resources, with no expectation of anything in return, I would say that is the very foundation Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Our holistic and specialized services in pediatric palliative care are available at no cost or expectation of anything in return.

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Say Yes! to Kids

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) is using the 10th anniversary of the Kids Helping Kids Fund (KHK) to launch Say Yes! to Kids—a campaign to raise $100,000 to fund post-pandemic programs for children, youth, and young adults in Canada.

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Georgina’s Wish

Georgina’s Place is an outreach ministry of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church. According to The Rev. Francis Delaplain, priest-in-charge, it is a great venue for low-cost shopping, a helpful second home for pre-loved goods, and a powerful source of community support for paying-it-forward to those in need.

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The Beeton Cupboard Food Bank

In 2020, during a global pandemic, the collective granting power of AFC’s Trusts continued to pay-it-forward in ways their benefactors could never have imagined. Here is just one message from AFC’s pay-it-forward mailbag.

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Commemorating Kenneth Maguire

In 1996, Kenneth Maguire, 8th Bishop of Montreal (1963–75), entrusted his legacy to AFC. Described by those who knew him as a witty, warm, kind, and generous person, Bishop Maguire had a singular vision for his beneficiaries: that his generosity would benefit them for generations to come.

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Celebrating a Small Victory

When “The little Church with the Big Heart” was tasked with installing vinyl siding on its 170-year-old building, warden Jeff Rodgers anticipated that putting a stop to chilly drafts would lower heating costs and make the building feel better. “What I did not anticipate,” says Rodgers, “is how this project would help the congregation to feel better.”

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A Plan-of-Action to Pay-It-Forward

The generative nature of paying-it-forward is, I think, what makes it such a powerful remedy for financial anxiety. In our church, nationally, the best evidence we have of this is the Anglican Foundation of Canada.

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AFC Thanks Donors…

The spirit of generosity remains high among Canadian Anglicans as the Anglican Foundation of Canada thanks donors from coast to coast to coast for an overwhelming response to its annual fundraising effort, expected to total more than $165,000, representing a 9% increase over last year.

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Generous People are Everywhere

Anglican Foundation seeks children and youth for podcast on generosity. “Nurturing generous-hearted living may be one of the greatest things we can do for young people,” says Judy Rois, Executive Director, Anglican Foundation of Canada.

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