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Rexall Foundation Donates $20,000 to Our Parents’ Home in Edmonton

Rexall Foundation Donates $20,000 to Our Parents’ Home in Edmonton

July 27, 2017

EDMONTON (July 27, 2017)– The Rexall Foundation has donated $20,000 to Our Parents’ Home, a multicultural seniors’ residence in downtown Edmonton that offers social, recreational, fitness and health amenities associated with a modern independent seniors’ community.

The donation will go towards Our Parents’ Home recreational therapist and fitness trainer services, which helps to improve residents’ health and wellness and quality of life.

“The Rexall Foundation is proud to support Our Parents’ Home and their initiatives to encourage residents to be active and ultimately, have a positive impact on their overall health and wellness,” said Brian McLaughlin, Chair, Rexall Foundation. “One of our guiding principles is to help build strong and vibrant communities and Our Parents’ Home is a great example that brings this principle to life.”

“We are thrilled to have the Rexall Foundation support seniors’ living in Edmonton and its surrounding communities,” said Sharon Marcus, Director of Development, Our Parents’ Home. “At Our Parents’ Home, we’re dedicated to creating a home that promotes activities that enhance one’s life emotionally, intellectually, spiritually and physically. We rely on the generosity of our community partners, like the Rexall Foundation, to ensure we can continue offering seniors’ our health and wellness services.”

The Rexall Foundation has been helping build strong and vibrant communities by supporting numerous charitable organizations since 2002. Whether it’s a community or children’s hospital or a disease prevention organization, the Foundation values the role it plays in helping the delivery of numerous programs and services in Canada. In 2017, the Rexall Foundation has already donated nearly $600,000 to 43 charitable organizations that promote the health and wellness of children and seniors, including charities in Alberta, including Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre, Camp Quality, Centre for Autism Services Alberta, Cerebral Palsy Association Alberta, Silvera for Seniors, The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, Youth Empowerment Support Services, plus many more local and national charities across Canada.

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For More Information:
Julia Sutton, (w) 905.501.7900, (c) 416.458.3648, jsutton@rexall.ca