Carpenters Union/Carpenters District Council of Ontario helps kids and their families by 1 million dollar gift this past week to The Hospital for Sick Children
"Building stronger communities also means strengthening those around us" -- The Carpenters Union says
TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Over the years there has been a strong bond between The Hospital for Sick Children and The Carpenters Union. There is deep appreciation for all of the work and support, every day, the medical staff provide for their patients and families. This minute by minute responsibility to those in their care, combined with state of the art treatment, makes The Hospital for Sick Children one of the finest facilities in the world.
For those outside of the medical community, it all begins with caring; caring not just for the children in need, but caring for those whose charge it is to heal and to help, to hold and to embrace the most vulnerable people in the world – our sick kids.
This donation is a reminder that the greatest gift this holiday season is to our health, to our immediate present and what we can do today, and to the lives of the future that all childhood represents.
"SickKids is honoured to have the financial support of Carpenters Ontario District and all of its members. We are proud to be the Hospital caring for the most seriously ill children in Ontario and their families, and are so grateful to have the Carpenters' join us in being all-in to build a new SickKids. Carpenters are an important partner in bringing our vision one step closer to reality." Says Ted Garrard, Chief Executive Officer, SickKids Foundation
Mike Yorke, President of Carpenters Local 27 says "The Carpenters of Ontario are proud to partner with such a caring and life-impacting organization".
Tony Iannuzi, Executive Secretary Treasurer Carpenters' District Council of Ontario is available for interviews.
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Welcome to the new online home of Carpenters’ Local 27, a local union that represents over 7,500 men and women working across the GTA and surrounding areas.
It is my hope that this newly designed website will provide you with informative content highlighting services and resources available for both members and those wanting to join and learn more about the Carpenters’ Union.
As President of Local 27, it is my responsibility to ensure that all members have access to fair wages, benefits and a secure pension plan. Training is one of the most important aspects of being a member of the Carpenters’ Union. Every member has access to training and upgrading opportunities including both occupational health and safety training along with skill building training for both apprentices and journeypersons.
For well over a century, the Carpenters’ Union across Canada and the United States has worked with industry and government to ensure the rights of our members are protected and that members are given the opportunity to earn a good wage for a good days work. Local 27 members are quality conscious tradespeople committed to our craft. Our record is impeccable and contractors trust our members to be the most productive while being the safest, resulting in the highest quality work.
At home and abroad, the Carpenters’ Union contributes to creating a stronger society while building the infrastructure and opportunity for our future. Please take some time to explore our new online home, and if you have any feedback or comments about the website, please connect with us under the Contact Us section of the website.
Yours in solidarity,
President, Carpenters and Allied Workers Local 27
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