NUPGE hopes that its contribution to the Lebanon Humanitarian Needs Appeal will aid in the urgent response to this tragedy in Beirut, as well as contribute to the long-term recovery.
On behalf of all NAPE members, the union is incredibly proud to donate $10,000 to the association to help them get back to supporting our province’s most vulnerable.
NSGEU/NUPGE has been supporting Feed Nova Scotia for over a decade.
There are many worthy charities and non-profits working in the area of disaster recovery but the Executive Committee chose to donate to the Red Cross in order to take advantage of the B.C. government's pledge to match up to $20 million in donations.
"The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"If 1,000 of our members did this, it would equal $25,000 to NBAFB." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"We have seen the horror that Harvey left in its wake. But we've also seen the kindness shown by strangers in helping each other recover and heal from this tragedy. It's that spirit that will rebuild these communities." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President