Lily Pourzand, my dear friend, is Community Programs Manager at Sandgate Women's Shelter. She had told us about a young girl who was living in the shelter and that she wished to have a Rollerblade for her birthday. She also needed a few books to learn French at the shelter.
Lily accepted to receive all donations and buy the gifts and books.
She sent us today all the photos and receipts.
The amount raised was $810, of which $281.85 was used to buy books, shoes and a helmet. The rest, $530, will be added to the “Aiding people safe box”..
Kamran, along with his wife and six-year old son, are among those who arrived in Canada shortly before Covid-19. The Immigration Office was closed just as they entered into immigration process for getting asylum status. They could only go on a few weeks with what they had until were finally introduced to us by Ms. Niaz Salimi. What they needed immediately was food. In this campaign, a large number of our compatriots immediately provided wide range of Food, PPE and Toys, along with several grocery gift cards (such as Walmart, etc.) and some money.
During the pandemic, family of the baby was assisted by 88 kind people.
In 40 hours, our campaign raised $ 3,890.00 from Canada and 2,000,000 Toman from Iran. The total donations amounted to 48,291,000 Toman which were sent to them by Mr. Karimi of Persica currency, free of charge.
The full story of this family:
Ms. Matin is an elderly woman who lost her husband and child.Her landlord in Karaj, Iran gave her time until Nowruz to evacuate. Although her neighbours came to her aid and attempted to negotiate with the landlord to not evacuate her on New Year’s Day, the landlord refused.
The purpose of this campaign was to build two primary schools.
The purpose of this campaign was to help the flooded areas in Sistan and Baluchestanan. we ended up assisting 120 people. In this campaign, which was in addition to the savings fund of the People's Aid Fund (until the beginning of 2020), a total of $10,900.00 and 3,000,000 Toman in Iran was collected totaling the amount of $117,836,750 for the assistance.
This campaign was set up to assist a family who lost their child.
Delaram was a 13-year-old girl who died of cancer two days after arriving in Canada.
Today, the campaign is set-up for aiding his family which is provided by the assistance of 40 donors. Although money may not help their mental state, we wish for them to heal over time and the funds was collected for them to start their lives from scratch as newcomers and one day, determine their own future according to their own wishes.
24 kind people donated in this matter of aiding Nazanin.
Hadi was assisted by 59 people in this campaign
Hadi is 34 years old and lives in one of the villages of Isfahan, Iran. He has been suffering from MS for the past nine years and the price of his drugs is very high. During this time, he borrowed 30,000,000.00 Tomans from others, and he would be sued (and potentially imprisoned) if he could not pay them back within a few days.
In this campaign, the amount of 31, 300, 00 Toman was collected by 59 charitable people in Toronto and all this amount was sent to him.
Aiding 350 families who were victims of the Flood for Shiraz
The floods in Shiraz caused severe damage to many villages in this city.
The campaign to collect public donations by the friends of the People's Aiding Group was able to raise $4,050.00plus 200,000 Tomans, equivalent to 41,510,000Tomans, with the help of 63 philanthropists in Toronto.