ProjectBe

Who Are We?

Launched in 2016, ProjectBe is an initiative of the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) Youth Council. We connect public servants to a cause in their local community by raising awareness, encouraging volunteerism, and fundraising.

Over the past few years, we have focused our support on causes such as youth mental health, refugee integration and homelessness in Canada. Through the GCWCC's 2020 campaign, ProjectBe is proud to bring in Indigenous Causes as a new pillar.

Why Give to ProjectBe?

Through ProjectBe, you can focus your generosity towards local community organizations that work to support a specific cause.

The three pillars of ProjectBe: Youth Mental Health and Addiction, Supporting Indigenous Causes and Addressing Homelessness.
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First pillar

Youth Mental Health and Addiction

A light blue hexagon shows the grey blue profile of a person with an exclamation mark in its center. Underneath is the name of the first pillar of ProjectBe: “Youth and Mental Health Addiction.”

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Statistics on youth mental health in Canada

Next to the first hexagon is a second one with the following text: “In 2012, 17% of Canadians over 15 perceived themselves as having a need for mental health care. 67% had their needs met.”

Second pillar

Supporting Indigenous Causes

A red hexagon features the drawing of a wreath of laurel surrounding two hands shaping a protection over a person. Underneath is the name of the second pillar of ProjectBe: “Supporting Indigenous Causes.”

Supporting text

Information on Indigenous communities in Canada

Next to the first red hexagon is a second one with the following text: “Indigenous peoples experience larger socio-economic gaps and health disparities, compared to non-Indigenous peoples. This pillar is an urgent call to support Indigenous causes and to shed light on the inequalities experienced by these communities.”

Third pillar

Addressing Homelessness

A dark blue hexagon features the drawing of a log house. Underneath is the title of the second pillar: “Addressing Homelessness.”

Supporting text

Statistics on homelessness in Canada

Next to the first dark blue hexagon is a second one with the following text: “In the last 10 years, between 136,000 and 156,000 Canadians have used emergency shelters annually.”

Give Now

Giving is easy and secure with ProjectBe.

For Departments and Agencies using ePledge, you will be able to determine the amount you wish to donate to one of the three pillars of ProjectBe. You can then choose your method of payment: payroll deduction, credit card, or PayPal.

Click the "Give Now" button to get started!

 

beeLibrary

One of the main priorities of ProjectBe is to raise awareness about our three pillars. Explore some key resources on the beeLibrary page.


Reporting

Would you like to find out more about ProjectBe’s impact last year?

HealthPartners Report

HealthPartners and Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Canada hosted The Forum on Refugees and Chronic Disease. This was the first public conversation about the challenges faced by refugees diagnosed with chronic disease.

2019 Report – HealthPartners [PDF - 888 KB]

United Way East Ontario Report

This report has been prepared by United Way East Ontario to illustrate the impact of funds raised by ProjectBe in 2019.

2019 Report – United Way East Ontario [PDF - 158 KB]

Centraide Outaouais Report

This report has been prepared by Centraide Outaouais to illustrate the impact of funds raised by ProjectBe in 2019.

2019 Report – Centraide Outaouais [PDF - 105 KB]

 

 

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