Clean Drinking Water Campaign

CleanWater_Landing_July17_EIn April and July 2014, Procter & Gamble donated one day of clean drinking water for every P&G product purchased in store or online at Walmart to the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Fund. The Canadian initiative supported P&G’s goal to save one life every hour by 2020 through the provision of two billion litres of clean water each year. From May 1 2014 to March 31, 2015, the purchase of a selection of more than 20 P&G products including Tide, Pampers, Duracell, Dawn, and Pantene at Walmart also generated a donation.

The Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program utilizes P&G water purification packets, a water purifying technology developed by P&G to help reduce sickness and death resulting from drinking contaminated water. One small P&G water purification packet turns 10 litres of potentially deadly water into clean, potable water. Nearly seven billion litres of clean drinking water have been provided by humanitarian organizations across the globe using P&G packets, including CARE, PSI, Save the Children and World Vision helping to save an estimated 39,000 lives in more than 75 countries.

Chatters Canada and AG Hair Cut a Thon

Canadian hair care brands AG Hair and Chatters Canada Limited have teamed up to build schools in Northern Uganda. Through proceeds from every bottle sold, AG has built 5 schools for girls in Africa since 2008 and has raised over 1 million dollars under its philanthropic umbrella, Women Leading Change.

In 2013, Chatters Salons raised over $110,000 chain-wide to build the Patongo School. In 2014, funds raised will assist with continued development of both the Patongo and Atanga Girls’ Schools in Northern Uganda.

Chatters asks for a minimum $20 donation for a women’s cut and $10 for a men’s or kids haircut to support the cause. Money raised from the AG Hair and Chatters Canada 2014 partnership will build and furnish two classroom buildings and construct eight staff houses at Patongo.

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Tim Hortons Partnership Blend

CP-Info-packaging-coffee-bagIn May of 2014, Tim Hortons launched a new blend of packaged coffee sourced from its partnership with coffee farmers in Guatemala, Honduras, Brazil and Colombia. Called “Partnership Blend”, it is Tim Hortons’ first product sourced solely from the partnership it formed in 2005 to improve the lives of coffee farmers in those markets.

Sold at many Tim Hortons restaurants in Canada, the coffee costs $7.69, with $1 from each purchase going to support the partnership.

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