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Ecclesiastical Insurance 2019 Community Impact Grant Recipients Announced

November 21, 2019   by Ecclesiastical Insurance

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Toronto, ON, Nov. 21, 2019/InsPress/ – Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc is excited to announce the recipients of our 2019 Community Impact Grant.

Community Impact Grants are provided to registered charitable organizations for specific projects designed to help vulnerable and under-represented people who suffer from poverty, homelessness, abuse or other life crises.

“Ecclesiastical is proud to protect those who enrich the lives of others and equally proud to give back to the diverse communities we serve across Canada. We’re delighted to announce the recipients of our 2019 Community Impact Grant, which we award under the auspices of our charitable trust owner, Allchurches Trust Ltd.” stated Jacinta Whyte, Deputy Group Chief Executive, Ecclesiastical Insurance, and General Manager & Chief Agent for Canada.

Ecclesiastical’s goal is to support initiatives that make a positive and sustainable impact on their communities and we are proud that the 2019 grant-supported programs continue that trend.

Projects include programs that assist adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment, an innovative children’s meal program, outreach programs for youth at risk, programs that help youth transitioning to independent living, and a program that trains Indigenous women to become community leaders and mentors.

The 2019 Community Impact Grant recipients include:

  • Covenant House Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
  • Cyrus Centre, Fraser Valley, BC
  • Siloam Mission, Winnipeg, MB
  • Inn from the Cold, Calgary, AB
  • Centre 105 – Trinity Drop-In, Cornwall, ON
  • Interim Place, Mississauga, ON
  • Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach, Collingwood, ON
  • Interim Place, Mississauga, ON
  • Minwaashin Lodge — Indigenous Women’s Support Centre, Ottawa, ON
  • Souls Harbour Rescue Mission, Halifax, NS
  • Portage Atlantic, Cassidy Lake, NB

For more information on these worthwhile charities, visit

 About Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc is a specialist commercial insurance company. We are deeply committed to serving the insurance needs of organizations that enrich the lives of others; to preserving Canada’s distinct communities, cultures, and history; and to supporting initiatives that help eradicate poverty and improve the lives of people in need.

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Chris MacKechnie
Director, Marketing

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