We recognize the importance of contributing to the communities in which we operate and therefore provide support to a wide variety of initiatives and organizations through charitable donations and sponsorships. contributing to areas such as education, health, the environment, community development and the arts. We offer local communities a better future through partnerships that focus on leaving a legacy of social and economic benefits.
Goldcorp is pleased to support the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCH). BCCH provides expert care for over 82,000 of the province’s most seriously ill or injured children every year. Many of these children are extremely sick and have nowhere else to turn. Goldcorp’s contribution, raised through the Mining for Miracles Campaign, helped fund two new SMART Operating Rooms. Surgical, Minimal Access, Radiologic—Telemetric—or SMART—technology brings together the advanced diagnostics abilities and innovative surgical techniques that are currently not available to kids in BC.
Goldcorp supports by donation the Canadian Cancer Society, which is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life for people living with cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society, in partnership with the National Cancer Institute of Canada, achieves its mission through research, education, patient services and advocacy for healthy public policy. These efforts are supported by volunteers and staff, and funds raised in communities across Canada.
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) is the primary source of support, information and, most importantly, hope for all Canadians affected by vision loss. They are recognized experts in vision health and have been making a profound difference in the lives of Canadians since 1918. Goldcorp recognizes CNIB’s valuable contribution to society and provides support through donations.
Canucks Place Children's Hospice is recognized internationally for their holistic approach to pediatric palliative care. Goldcorp is pleased to support the Canucks Place Grief and Bereavement Program, which will help provide the critical counseling servcies that support families through the pain of losing a child and provide compassionate care to families throughout the progression of their child's life-threatening illness and beyond.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based organization, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living, and advocacy. Goldcorp proudly supported the 2012 Heart of Gold Gala which raised $675,000 for the Foundation to support their mission to improve the health of Canadians and eliminate heart disease and stroke."
Goldcorp partnered with St. Paul's Hospital Foundation to establish Canada’s only addiction medicine training program west of Ontario. The company's $3 million donation was dedicated to establishing the Goldcorp Fellowship in Addiction Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital which will address a critical lack of skilled, specialized addiction medicine specialists in B.C. by providing training to 20 fellows over five years. The Fellowship will create the capacity to increase care and advance research to revolutionize public health and improve the health and lives for individuals and families struggling with mental health and addiction issues.
The Lions Gate Hospital Foundation has a commitment to raising funds responsibly and respectfully for the enrichment of health care on the North Shore, and to maintaining open, honest and personal communication with its donors and volunteers. Goldcorp recognizes the Foundation’s value to the community and is proud to be a gold sponsor of the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation’s annual Gala Dinner & Wine Auction.
Power To Be is an organization that was formed in 1998 with the goal of enriching the lives of disadvantaged children and young adults. The organization strives to help and support the families and the communities to which these loved ones belong. Power To Be believes that outdoor activities are an inspiration to people of all circumstances. Goldcorp recognizes the significance of such an organization and has assisted with programming through financial contributions. Like Goldcorp, Power To Be also sees the importance in health, the environment and the community.
To further its committment to mental health and additiction in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES) Goldcorp made a $2 million donation to support Vancouver Coastal Health’s Assertive Community Treatment program (ACT). ACT is an intensive, 24-hour voluntary outreach mental health service that supports people in the DTES struggling with severe, persistent mental illness and addiction with the objective of helping them receive treatment, find sustainable housing, and secure meaningful employment. ACT has proven to be very successful in reducing frequencies of hospitalization, and improving people’s ability to live on their own