Canadian Government will match donations for the Sahel (West Africa)

August 9, 2012
Montreal

The Government of Canada announced on Tuesday, August 7th, that it will match dollar for dollar donations made to registered Canadian charities between August 7th and September 30th for the humanitarian crisis in the Sahel region of West Africa.

Development and Peace is eligible for this matching program. The Canadian Government will place a sum equivalent to contributions made by donors to Development and Peace in the Sahel Crisis Matching Fund. Money from this fund will then be allocated by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to established Canadian and international humanitarian organizations for humanitarian assistance efforts that benefit the people most affected by the crisis.

For more information, please visit CIDA’s website.

Have your gift doubled by giving to Development and Peace today!

Donations can be made by telephone (1 888 664-3387), on our website at devp.org/donate or by sending a cheque made out to Development and Peace and indicating Sahel (West Africa) Food Crisis to:

Development and Peace
1425 René-Lévesque Blvd. West 3rd Floor
Montreal QC H3G 1T7

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For more information please contact:
Kelly Di Domenico, Communications Officer
514 257-8710 ext. 365
kelly.didomenico@devp.org