The AGAT Foundation supports various projects of its own and other charities . Individuals and corporations can work through the AGAT Foundation, a registered charity, or directly with each of the linked charities that the AGAT Foundation supports and endorses.
When you choose to give, you may not realize that donating to charity will do more than just help your favourite cause, giving can also provide you with many personal benefits. Whether you choose to donate to charities supporting people living in poverty, advocating to protect the environment, helping animals in need, or addressing other global or local problems, charities need your help to continue their selfless initiatives.
CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY
At the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), our vision is a world where no one fears cancer. With the support of our volunteers and donors, we improve and save lives by taking a comprehensive approach to our work against more than 100 types of cancer.
SMILE TRAIN - GIVE EVERY CHILD THE CHANCE TO SMILE
We continue to support the Smile train by having donated $25,000 thus far to help fund cleft lip surgeries in developing countries.
Since inception, Smile Train has supported more cleft surgeries than all other global charities combined. Smile Train has always championed partnering directly with local hospitals to strengthen health systems and empower local medical professionals to offer surgical services and comprehensive cleft care to children in their own communities.
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
The AGAT Foundation is committed to supporting cancer research at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. The Tom Baker is a lead Cancer Centre in southern Alberta for prevention, research and treatment programs and provides many advanced medical services, as well as supportive care for both inpatients and outpatients.
AGAT continues to host the MAN VAN™ at various events where free prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests were offered to men over 40. During the Movember campaign 2019, we partnered with the MAN VAN™ for the Know Your Numbers program, where men over 18 can receive blood pressure, blood sugar, waist circumference, and stress check measurements.
The AGAT Foundation is currently working on building a third Man Van to provide even more free PSA tests to Albertans.
PROSTATE CANCER CENTRE
Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre fights prostate cancer by delivering one-stop support to men and families through rapid access to personalized care, research, and education. We promote overall health and well-being, inspire hope, and reduce the impact of prostate cancer in our community.
Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre fights prostate cancer by delivering one-stop support to men and families through rapid access to personalized care, research, and education.
Alberta animal rescue crew society
THE SALVATION ARMY
We have made significant donations to the Salvation Army over the holiday seasons in hopes to help them deliver food basksets to Canadian families in need. Locally, our laboratories host their own food drives and support local food banks during the holidays.
Food banks Canada
Food Banks Canada is a national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity. We support a network of Provincial Associations, affiliate food banks, and food agencies that work at the community level to relieve hunger. Our work is focused on maximizing collective impact, strengthening local capacity, and reducing the need for food banks.
muscular dystrophy Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s mission is to enhance the lives of those impacted with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well-funded research.