Lawtons is committed to the health and wellness of our customers, staff, and the communities in which we live and work. As part of this commitment, we have contributed significant funding over more than a century to organizations that improve the lives of all Atlantic Canadians. We form partnerships with these organizations to build lasting relationships and enhance our contributions through employee involvement.
Here are some of the organizations we support:
The Children’s Wish Foundation is the authority on wish granting in our country. Since 1984, the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada has granted over 18,000 wishes to children with high-risk life-threatening illnesses. www.childrenswish.ca
Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia (BCANS) is a survivor driven group, formed in 1994, that voices the unique concerns of people living with breast cancer. The group is united in their desire to change the legacy of breast cancer through networking, support, education, and research. www.bcans.ca
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is the largest charitable funder and advocate for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Through support of research, totaling more than $1.7 billion (US) to date, they are focused on helping those living with T1D today to live healthier, easier, and safer lives. www.jdrf.ca
The Mental Health Foundation is changing the way people think about mental illness. Funds raised go to support awareness campaigns, community organizations, and the development of mental health programs and services that greatly improve the lives of Nova Scotians. www.mentalhealthns.ca
Muscular Dystrophy Canada enhances the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by providing ongoing support and resources to clients like you who are impacted by 1 of over 150 neuromuscular disorders. They are also focused on searching for a cure through well-funded research. www.muscle.ca
Health Care Foundation in pursuit of women’s health
Since 2002, the Health Care Foundation has partnered with donors to provide the funds necessary to ensure that our hospitals and health care professionals can deliver quality health care to the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador. www.healthcarefoundation.ca
Other organizations we support:
- Alzheimers Society of Nova Scotia
- Basketball Nova Scotia
- Easter Seals
- Nursing home facilities – Northwood, Grandview, and more.
- Prostate Cancer Canada
We are always looking for new opportunities to help. If you would like to request sponsorship from us for your community cause, please fill out our Sponsorship Request Form.