Earlier, the honda family of companies pledged $1 million to support the food banks amid meal programs throughout North America, across Mexico, The United States and Canada. Recently another $500,000 has been donated by Honda Canada Foundation(HCF), to help the needs in healthcare and nutrition in the light of food insecurity caused by the pandemic.This announcement was made by the Honda’s charitable arm in Canada.
Honda canada’s love for its customers has been revealed in its commitment to serve every communities where its customers live and its associate.Organizations local to the company’s head office and production facilities were selected to receive fundings.
Below are the recipients that will receive the allocated funds to solve the problem of food insecurity and to support in the purchase of healthcare needs for the health workers,and essential medical supplies.
• A donation of $100000 to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation located in Alliston, ON.
• A donation of $100000 to Foods Banks in Canada
• A donation of $100000 to Markham Stouffville Hospital located in Markham,ON.
• A donation of $100000 to Southlake Regional Health Centre located in New market
• A donation of $100000 to Royal Victoria Health Centre located in Barrie,ON.
Dave Jamieson,chair and chief operating officer of Honda Canada Foundation has said, this is the right time for the organization to respond quickly in supporting the heroes at the frontline,the healthcare workers and everyone who is in need during these times. The pledge made by the foundation which is targeted towards supporting the healthcare,bringing relief to every customers, is part of the broader honda’s goal to be a source of inspiration and a beacon of hope in addressing the basic community needs.
Also the organization’s response to Covid-19 pandemic includes virtual volunteering and this is done by empowering and engaging their associates to help their communities,also by giving adequate support through a special associate matching funds to organizations that are focused on food insecurity.
As it has been known that this proactive support given by honda will have positive impacts in dealing with Covid-19 in the communities, especially with inflected patients. The CEO of Royal Victoria Regional Health Foundation centre in Barrier, Eric Dean said the funds given will support the increase of the needed frontline equipment, as RVH is currently expanding its ICU and Inpatient capacity with new equipment including the ventilators needed.These funds will put great and needed tools in the hands of their great caregivers.