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Tag: <span>NDWCC</span> – National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC)

NDWCC Shares: Zac Demers’ CAF Story

– Zak’s mother had made a request to have a video of soldiers in uniform to encourage her son who has cancer and who has always admired the army since he was very, very young…

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Why We Give: Snowbirds and C.H.I.L.D.

– When Snowbird 1, Major Steven Will, and the late Honorable Grace McCarthy, Founder of CH.I.L.D, met in 2002, they were destined to become a team made in heaven. More than 15 years later, the world-famous Canadian Forces Snowbirds continue to be ambassadors for the CH.I.L.D Foundation.

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NDWCC Shares: Captain Rory Johnston’s CAF Story

– Homelessness and hunger were two things that bothered me. And I wanted to be that change, I wanted to see, well what can I do? How can I make a difference? I’m Captain Rory Johnston, I’m currently the Operations Officer at 11th Field, Guelph…

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NDWCC Shares: MCpl Mike Trauner’s CAF Story

– After losing his legs while deployed to Afghanistan, retired Master Corporal Mike Trauner went through an exhaustive ordeal trying to find his new normal. In 2016, Prince Harry challenged him to compete at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto. As a soldier, the challenge gave him the drive he needed to take part in two indoor rowing events, he won gold in both.

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2018 NDWCC CAF Family: Meet the Labonte family and discover the impact of giving

– Throughout this year’s campaign we will share stories that showcase the impact our giving has. Thank you to the Labonte family for allowing us into their life and sharing their story with everyone.

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NDWCC Shares: Solider On – A CAF Story

– We never know when we will face a major challenge in life, and need to ask for help. Whether it’s time or money, the Defence Team has a strong culture of giving. We each have our own reasons for giving, and give back in our own way…

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NDWCC Shares: Lieutenant (Navy) Dominika Kaczmarek’s CAF Story

– Shoulder-to-shoulder We never know when we will face a major challenge in life, and need to ask for help. Whether it’s time or money, the Defence Team has a strong culture of giving. We each have our own reasons for giving, and give back in our own way. It is important to recognize that it all counts; …

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Why I Give: Frank Millar Connolly (RCNVR) Memorial

– By Dan Connolly, DMGSP Materiel Group Internal Communications As the son and grandson of veterans from the First and Second World Wars, I’ve experienced the devastating effects that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder has on veterans and their families. As part of my own personal healing journey, I’ve chosen to walk the Camino de Santiago, a 780 km trail from …

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Why I Give: Lt(N) Jacki Kavanagh, 2018 NDWCC Youth Co-Champion

– The National Defence Workplace Charitable Campaign (NDWCC) is the perfect opportunity for me to resume something I once loved, and give back, while encouraging others to do the same.

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Why I Give: The VCDS Canoe Race

– “I am very proud of the role the Canadian Armed Forces play in the charitable campaign, and strongly encourage leaders to solicit their personnel to be part of the annual Vice Chief of the Defence Staff Canoe Challenge,” said Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.

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