Honda Announces COVID-19 Donations and Support for FrontLine Workers

April 9th, 2020 by

Honda Canada Foundation (HCF), Honda’s charitable arm in Canada, has announced a $500,000 donation to support essential nutrition and healthcare needs in response to COVID-19.

This donation is in addition to an initial $1 million pledge from the Honda family of companies throughout North America to food banks and meal programs across Canada, the United States and Mexico.

As part of Honda Canada’s commitment to serve the communities where its customers and associates live and work, organizations local to the company’s head office and manufacturing facilities were chosen to receive funding.

The following recipients will receive funds to address food insecurity and purchase necessary medical supplies and equipment for frontline healthcare needs:

• $100,000 to Food Banks Canada
• $100,000 to Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, ON
• $100,000 to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation in Alliston, ON
• $100,000 to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie, ON
• $100,000 to Markham Stouffville Hospital in Markham, ON

“The time is now and we must act quickly to support our frontline healthcare workers and those in need during these trying times,” says Dave Jamieson, Chair and Chief Operating Officer of Honda Canada Foundation.

“The Foundation’s pledge is part of a broader Honda effort to address basic community needs by supporting healthcare, nutrition, relief for our customers and inspiration to all.”

Our Commitment To Something Greater

Okotoks Honda and Honda Canada’s priority is our families, associates, guests and communities. What matters now is the power of supporting our neighbours, the power of working together and the power of being there – for families, staff members, guests and our community. Our slogan “Discover the Difference” is just that; Difference. Now is the time, more than ever, that we make a difference in the lives of those we engage and interact with. We collectively have shifted our overall organizational and marketing efforts to reflect the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, building on a pledge to help our communities and customers during the outbreak. The Power of Something Greater, a multichannel effort is geared to lead, uphold and display Honda’s ethics, values and vision of how people can help each other to overcome challenges and become stronger. To support all frontline workers, we are offering incentives and services to accommodate their automotive needs. In conjunction in our Honda OnDemand service and our current offers and Military Personnel Rebates, please connect with our Honda Experts to help you, as you have helped us.

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