At Roche, we are committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work. We devote time and resources to support charities on a national, regional and local level. We are proud to provide philanthropic funding to support the following organizations:
Habitat for Humanity Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is a non-profit charitable organization that mobilizes volunteers and community partners to provide affordable housing and promote homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty. The organization supports low-income families by partnering with them to build simple, decent and affordable homes. By owning their own home, families are able to achieve greater stability, and improve their overall health, while building equity for their future.
Let's Talk Science is a national, charitable organization that focuses on education and outreach to support youth development. It delivers unique learning programs and services that engage children, youth and educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
The Darling Home for Kids is a charitable organization that provides high-quality respite and palliative care services for children who are medically fragile and technology dependent, many of who suffer from progressive illness. The Darling Home for Kids offers numerous therapeutic programs designed to meet the physical, developmental, psychological, and spiritual needs of the children they service.
The Centre de bénévolat et Moisson Laval is a non-profit charitable organization that operates a regional food bank to meet the needs of community organizations by the recuperation, treatment and free redistribution of quality food to local community agencies, schools and for emergency food assistance. They also promote volunteering and recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in their respective territories.
United Way Centraide Canada raises money and invests it locally to break the cycle of poverty and social exclusion. The organization’s mission is to maximize financial and volunteer resources. Particularly by funding community agencies and working in partnership with them, they promote caring and social involvement to improve the quality of life in our community and empower its most vulnerable members to take charge of their lives.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel (BBBSP) is a mentoring organization for children and youth. Its mission is to enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people. Its vision - all young people realize their full potential. By helping to establish, monitor and support long-term mentoring relationships between children and youth and reliable, caring volunteers, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel makes it possible for children and youth to develop into caring, confident and competent adults. It provides 14 core mentoring programs in the community and schools for children and youth ages 6-17. Its mentors inspire and empower our children and youth to reach their full potential both as individuals and citizens.