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Honda Canada Foundation

We were created to lend a hand to registered non-profit charities that strive to make the lives of Canadians better.

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Enabling the Realization of Dreams

We support people and organizations that focus on our four pillars: Family, Environment, Engineering and Education. This allows us to make a positive contribution to Canadians everywhere.
We help charities that support children and their families in times of need, and we help fund programs that create learning opportunities for families as a whole.
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Make-A-Wish Canada is an affiliate of Make-A-Wish® International, the largest wish-granting organization in the world, making dreams and wishes come true for more than 450,000 children since 1980.
We partner with charities that bring environmental education to classrooms and after-school programs across Canada. By teaching communities about conservation and initiatives like the ‘One Honda. One Tree.’ campaign, we’re helping create Blue Skies for our Children.
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Forest Recovery Canada is a national tree planting and restoration program that connects our forests across Canada. Honda Canada’s “One Honda. One Tree.” campaign helps improve the health of forests and enhances Canadians’ well-being.
We support programs that encourage post-secondary education in engineering and technology, with hands-on activities for children and youth interested in the fields of science.
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Since 1998, Honda Canada has sponsored numerous Canadian University Formula SAE teams to conceive, design, fabricate, and compete with small formula-style racing cars.
We encourage lifelong education through the funding of Canada-wide school and community programs.
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The Rick Hansen Foundation works to remove barriers for people with disabilities. The Rick Hansen Foundation School Program educates children about accessibility, building a culture of inclusion for generations to come.

Partners & Recipients

We’re dedicated to helping those who strive to make our society better. Our relationship with charities is focused on programs that balance the most pressing needs of youth and education.
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Recent Activity

  • Members of the Victoria Literacy Connection receive a large cheque.
    The Honda Canada Foundation donates $25,000 to local B.C. charities

    As part of a radio promotion in Victoria, B.C., the Honda Canada Foundation donated $25,000 to local charities, including $15,000 to the Victory Literacy Connection.  Other recipients of $2,500 each include Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association, Victoria Youth Empowerment Society, Raincoast Conservation Foundation and the Shelbourne Community Kitchen.

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  • A group of Honda associates sort toys at a warehouse
    The CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish receives $30,000 donation from the Honda Canada Foundation

    Supporting the CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish for the eighth consecutive year, the Honda Canada Foundation donated $15,000 worth of toys and $15,000 in cash.  A helpful team of Honda Canada associates were on hand to sort toys and fill agency orders in time for the holidays.

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  • A group of Matthews House Hospice volunteers pose by a brand new Honda Odyssey
    The Honda Canada Foundation Donates Honda Odyssey to Matthews House Hospice

    Alliston, ON (April 5, 2019) – Today the Honda Canada Foundation (HCF) presented Matthews House Hospice with a Honda Odyssey minivan to support their community hospice services for families across South Simcoe and beyond. Community hospice services enables Matthews House to extend the residential hospice into the community by providing palliative support, caregiver support, wellness programs and bereavement support. This in-kind donation is an extension of the HCF’s longstanding partnership with Matthews House, including a $750,000 donation to support construction of the Community Wing of the new, state-of-the-art 10-bed facility, which opened its doors in 2018.

  • A group of Honda Canada Foundation, Honda of Canada Mfg. amd Georgian College representatives stand with large donation cheque.
    Honda of Canada Mfg. and the Honda Canada Foundation announce $1.8 million, multi-faceted partnership with Georgian College

    Barrie, ON (May 30, 2019) - Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) and the Honda Canada Foundation announced a $1,843,500 donation in cash and in-kind to Georgian College, as part of a multi-faceted partnership benefitting students, faculty and industry.

  • Canadian IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe meets with Make-A-Wish Canada children at the Honda Indy Toronto
    The Honda Canada Foundation surpasses fundraising goal, raises more than $120,000 for Make-A-Wish® Canada

    Thanks to the incredible generosity of race fans, the Ontario Honda Dealers Association (OHDA) and the Honda Canada Foundation (HCF), more than $120,000 was raised for Make-A-Wish® Canada during the Honda Indy Toronto event.

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