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Below is a list of Casa Foundation programs to support our efforts towards the advancement and empowerment of Women, Youths, and startups.  Please click:

Lunch Hour

Fighting hunger and poverty in Canada by donating food items to Shelters for Women, Youths and Children. Your contributions will mean a lot. You are invited to join us in this great cause! 

Donation items required includes non-perishable items such as: 

  • Canned meat & fish
  • Canned fruit & 100% fruit juice
  • Canned pasta, stew, chili, hearty soup
  • Canned tomatoes, vegetables, pasta sauce
  • Pasta, white & brown rice, dried beans
  • Cold cereal, oatmeal, pancake mix
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Powered or evaporated milk, Parmalat
  • Baby food, formula, diapers, pull ups
  • Toilet paper & paper towels

We can pick-up food supplies anytime or you can drop them off at any of our designated locations. Complete our donation “In Kind” form to inform us of what you wish to donate.

You may also make monetary donations online and we will take care of buying the food items. 

Casa Suit Drive

In support of Dress for Success, Toronto, Casa Foundation collects business-appropriate attire for donation to women in transition, who wish to start a career. If you would like to help women in need, donating suits, bags and shoes is a perfect way to help, and we would be most grateful for your support!

Call us for pick-ups or our designated drop-off locations. Complete our donation “In Kind” form to inform us of your donation. 

Friends of Africa

The goal of this program is to facilitate collaboration between established businesses from vertical industries across emerging markets with the African Diaspora in Canada and Canadian infrastructure providers. Through Roundtable discussions, workshops, Pitch presentations (for selected businesses) and informal meetings, the relevant authorities in these sectors are brought together to discuss and proffer solutions to challenges in the real sector of the economy. The audience is made up of Professionals in the organised private sector, CEOs of North American Corporations and Leaders that have responsibility to execute at various levels of business, trade, and public sector in other international and frontier markets. 

We also collaborate with Developmental Finance Institutions (DFIs) to support entrepreneurship development initiatives through strategic alignments.

Objectives of Annual Round-table:

  • Facilitate discussions on Economic/ Infrastructure Development
  • Promote strong networks and opportunities for Enterpreneurs and Business mentoring
  • Discuss the principles of proper systems, structure and maintenance culture for Business Continuity.

 Strategic alliances formed at these sessions encourage participants to actively:

  • Expand the scope of planning for Small Businesses, Industries, Job Creation, advancement 
  • Increase Entrepreneurial spirit amongst the youths and drive growth of small businesses.
  • Intensify Private Sector participation in Economic Development
  • Initiate new ideas for business expansion in Communities.
  • Review and expand alliances and Partnerships within Diasporan communities 
  • Promote responsibility and diversity in Leadership at all levels and sectors.

For more information on Friends of Africa and how to be a program sponsor, please send an email to: info@casafoundation.ca

Casa Book Drive – Hope for Youths

This program is designed to empower youths and the illiterate. According to a UNESCO report on literacy rate of the Black Community: “176 million adults are unable to read and write,  47 million youths (ages 15-24) are illiterate and 21 million adolescents are not in school.”

This situation is quite alarming but you can do something about it!  Help to empower and educate Youths. Illiteracy directly correlates to poverty, poor health, poor community development and active citizenship and empowerment.  It denies people of opportunities! You can make a difference today!

Can you organize a Casa Book Drive in your community or local church? Every little bit helps. 

CasaFoundation can arrange to pick-up the the books or you can drop them at our designated locations. We will take care of distributing them to communities where they are needed most. Complete our donation “In Kind” form to inform us of your donation. 

Don’t have time to organize a book drive? You can still support this worthy cause by making monetary donations online or sending a check to Casa Foundation. For more information, send an email to youth@casafoundation.ca and one of our coordinators will be happy to assist you.

We appreciate your support. Complete our donation “In Kind” form to inform us of your donation. 

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Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) – Business Mentoring

The goal of this program is to empower youths, university under-graduates and graduates who wish to start their own business. Starting a small business can be challenging for aspiring entrepreneurs. They face many hurdles and sometimes don’t have the resources they need to help them make tough decisions. 

The program will take entrepreneurs through the essential areas of small business ownership. No matter the type of business this program is sure to provide a wealth of information and a good head start. Our objective is to equip participants with an overall knowledge of all areas of entrepreneurship.

The program is offered as a seminar open to youths in high schools and colleges. Please check our program schedule to register for an upcoming seminar on Eventbrite. 

This program is supported by donations and partnership with other like-minded organizations. 
 To support this program through monetary donations, please click here to donate online.

To partner with us, please send an email to: youth@casafoundation.ca

Healthcare – Immunization Program

This program is targeted towards children aged 5 and below in the less privileged locations and delivered by international partners where applicable. 

This is coordinated by international Partners and other Volunteer medical personnel, the goal is to reach as many households as possible in the selected municipalities. For more information on upcoming programs, please send an email to: info@casafoundation.ca and we will direct you to the Partners. 

CasaFoundation arranges for pick up and transportation of donated materials that have been evaluated and accepted. Please complete our donation “In Kind” form to inform us of your donation. 

Monetary donation are also accepted to facilitate shipping of equipment and supplies.