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Huron ACW Say Yes!

The Anglican Foundation of Canada’s (AFC) Say Yes! to Kids campaign received a $5,000 donation from the Diocese of Huron ACW bringing the Huron Says Yes! local fundraising team into the home stretch of its $10,000 goal, and helping the national campaign push well past the $70,000 mark.

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Every Child Matters

Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate and Chair of the Anglican Foundation’s board of directors has released the statement below on the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at an unmarked burial ground at a former residential school near Kamloops, B.C. The Anglican Foundation of Canada grieves with the families of those who children never came home.

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AFC Announces May 2021 Grants

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) has announced $189,000 in funding in its May cycle of awards. In addition to church infrastructure and restoration disbursements of $117,500, AFC provided $30,000 towards ministry and education projects that benefit Indigenous people across Canada, $19,000 for theological education and bursaries, and $17,500 in programs that support children, youth, and young adults.

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Say Yes! to Kids $25,000 Matching Gift

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) is pleased to announce an extraordinary matching gift in support of Say Yes! to Kids. All donations to Say Yes! to Kids, up to $25,000, will be matched, dollar-for-dollar. The matching gift has been made in memory of the brothers of the donors, the Rev. Canon Christopher Carr, of the Diocese of Ontario, and the Rev. Canon John Erb who served as Executive Director of AFC from 1997-2005.

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Now Presenting: 2020 Annual Report

AFC grant recipients inspire audiences with uplifting Canada-wide journey! On Wednesday, May 19, Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) Members and Board Directors were treated to the premiere of AFC’s 2020 Annual Report video. “Even without the red carpet or the popcorn there was a buzz on the ZOOM,” says The Rev. Canon Dr. Judy Rois, Executive Director.

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Fredericton Sponsors Family Fundraiser

The Diocese of Fredericton has joined forces with the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s (AFC) Say Yes! to Kids campaign for a diocesan-wide Epic Family Games night and fundraiser on June 4 to benefit ministry and outreach to children and families across the Diocese of Fredericton.

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Care for Creation & Say Yes! to Kids

The Diocesan Environment Network (DEN) of Nova Scotia & PEI has joined forces with the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) for a community cleanup and fundraiser from May 23 to June 13 for Say Yes! to Kids—AFC’s new campaign, and funding stream, to support children, youth, and young adults in Canada.

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Burgundy Says Yes!

The Anglican Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce a $4,500 leadership gift from Burgundy Asset Management, Ltd., Toronto, for the Say Yes! to Kids campaign. Burgundy Asset Management has a history of community support. “Giving back to our communities is an important part of our corporate culture.”

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ACWs Support Say Yes!

The Anglican Foundation of Canada’s Say Yes! to Kids campaign received a $1,500 boost this week thanks to the women of Nova Scotia & PEI: $1,000 from the Anglican Church Women Diocesan Board, and $500 from the St. Catherine’s Group of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax.

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