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Thank you from the staff at Global Public Affairs.


During COVID-19, we are especially grateful to the people and organizations keeping us safe. Here are a few ways our team has given back to our communities.

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Anna Silfa

Office Manager, Ottawa
Anna donated blood through Canadian Blood Services.


Natalia Lasakova

Research Analyst, Toronto
Natalia donated to the #GoodFoodBox initiative at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank. (Photo taken prior to social distancing!)

Hunter Doubt

Senior Consultant, Ottawa
Hunter donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Southwestern Ontario in his hometown of London. 


Nicole Storeshaw

Consultant, Ottawa
Nicole and her family chose three organizations to support: Ottawa Food Bank, Distress Centre of Ottawa, and Ottawa Paw Pantry


Genevieve Young

President, Ottawa
Genevieve’s family cheers on the healthcare workers every evening. She has also supported Centretown Emergency Food Centre

Elaine Larsen

Senior Consultant, Ottawa
Elaine has made a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank and will also run a virtual educational session for students. 


Rod Elliot

Senior Vice President, Toronto
Rod hosted a virtual party where attendees supported local restaurants and donated to a charity of their choosing. 

Sean Casey

Vice President, Ottawa
Sean made a donation to the Queensway Carleton Hospital.

Pamela Smith

Senior Consultant, Toronto
Pamela did a curbside visit to her grandmother (a COVID-19 survivor!) and donated to The Frontline Fund

Curtis O'Nyon

Senior Associate, Ottawa
Curtis made a donation to the Ottawa Food Bank.

Jordan Pinkster

Consultant, Calgary
An avid animal lover, it’s fitting Jordan chose to support the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.

Kim Haakstad

Vice President, B.C.
Kim has donated to WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre in support of their 24 support line for women experiencing sexual violence.

Philip Cartwright

Senior Vice President, Ottawa
Phil donated to HelpAge Canada, which works with local agencies supporting at-risk and isolated older people.

Andrew Retfalvi

Director, Ontario
Andrew has donated to Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank


Darrell Dexter

Vice Chair, Halifax
Darrell donates weekly to Souls Harbour Resue Mission, and Dartmouth North Community Food Centre


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