PEC Helping PEC – Covid-19 Fund

March 23, 2020. The County Foundation (TCF) Board of Directors met and established a new fund to support the broader Prince Edward County community during this period of uncertainty. The Board committed the first $15,000 toward their goal of $100,000 at this meeting.

See Municipal acknowledgement of establishment of new Fund here.

April 16, 2020. The County Food Depot (working name) was successful in securing $80,000 from the Community Food Centres Canada in Partnership with Food to Share.  Will support The County Food Depot and the local food banks. Not part of this Fund specifically, just related to Food Insecurity.

April 24, 2020. Application now available to apply for a grant from the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund.  Application here.  Next deadline is June 5, 2020.

May 4, 2020. A donation, in partnership with the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund and The Huff Family Fund, was made to the Covid-19 Fund of the Prince Edward Memorial Hospital Foundation for use across the 4 hospital system of Quinte Health Care. Thank you to Catharine and Lanny Huff for their continued generosity.

May 5, 2020.  Goal has expanded.  Given some donor directed funds through this Fund the goal has risen to $225,000. Great support PEC. Great support.

May 12, 2020.  The next deadline is June 29th for Grant Applications.

July 20, 2020.  The next deadline is September 15th for Grant Applications.

Purpose of the Fund

To provide resources for highest order support to the communities vulnerable in the areas of food and health.

Qualified Donees will include, at this stage:

  • existing foodbanks,
  • other local food initiatives; and
  • groups providing support, in Prince Edward County, in areas connected to Food and Health, including workers and patients.
Application now available.  

Donate to the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund

Raised so far: $200,145

Fundraising Goal: $225,000

Donations
Thank You to All

Grant Recipients from the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund

As of July 20

  • Picton Food Bank (Picton United Church)- General Donation
  • Foodbank Wellington & District Storehouse – General Donation
  • The County Food Depot – Links here:  1, 2, 3, 4
  • Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Covid-19 Fund (from The Huff Family Fund) – Link here
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada – Kingston and Area | Transportation Relief to Dialysis
  • Picton Food Bank (Picton United Church)- Portion of shared Food to Share Grocery Bill
  • Foodbank Wellington & District Storehouse – Portion of shared Food to Share Grocery Bill
  • Hastings and Prince Edward Learning Foundation – Food for Learning
  • PEC Family Health Team – Maternal Infant Centre
  • Foodbank Wellington & District Storehouse – CV-19 Meal Program for Migrant Farm Workers
  • New Application are next due on September 15th

How to Donate

Donate using a credit card through Canada Helps.

We can accept Interac e-Transfers sent to info@thecountyfoundation.ca.

The County Foundation can accept donations by cheque mailed to their office. However, at this time, to limit the possibility of infection, other electronic donation methods are preferred.

Mail cheques to:  
The County Foundation,  
Suite 103, 280 Main Street,  
Picton, ON  K0K 2T0

If you wish to donate marketable securities to this Fund, or the TCF, please contact Joanne Coker at BMO Nesbitt Burns and CC The County Foundation at info@thecountyfoundation.ca.  Tax receipts provided on the market value.  

Joanne Coker, Wealth Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns
BMO Picton
115 Main Street
Picton,  ON K0K 2T0
613-476-9794 or 1-800-647-3998
Joanne.Coker@NBPCD.com

If you wish to donate foreign exchanges ($100 or more) to this Fund, or the TCF, please contact info@thecountyfoundation.ca to make arrangements. Tax receipts provided on the converted value in Canadian Dollars.  
 
If you or your organization has an existing Fund with The County Foundation and would like to redirect some of the funding to the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund you may do so by contacting the TCF Executive Director at ed@thecountyfoundation.ca to discuss.  
 
Thank you for the consideration.

Special Thanks to the Donors

Updated on August 29, 2020 (5:00 pm)

  • The TCF Community Fund
  • Cheryl Anderson
  • Peter & Joanna Anderson
  • David Anstis
  • Ron & Jane Aston
  • Linda Austin
  • Valerie Barclay
  • Bruce Barker
  • Ian Barker
  • Karen Barklay
  • Brian Beiles
  • Rita Berzins
  • Book N Brunch
  • Marianne Bremner
  • Aron Brightman
  • Brookfield
  • David Brown
  • Stuart Brown
  • Richard Byers
  • Gary & BJ Campbell
  • Mary & Robert Campbell
  • Lindsay Casey
  • Pat & Michael Chorney
  • Maura Christie
  • Patricia Coe
  • Cath Collins
  • Robert Cooke
  • Mary Corbett
  • John Coutu
  • Sarah Crawford & David Kirkwood
  • Elizabeth Crombie
  • Janet Curran
  • Rick & Debbie Dainard
  • Janet Dalicandro
  • Phil & Christine Dawson
  • Jane & Tony Dean
  • Anna de Boef
  • Pieter de boer
  • Paul Denison
  • John & Bonnie Drechsler
  • John & Jane Dufour
  • Anne Dumbrille
  • Sheila Eagen
  • Brian Eden
  • Karin Ehrentraut
  • Ingrid Ellis
  • Robert & Judy F…
  • Marilyn & Don Farrington Foundation
  • The Peter Fleming Healthy Food Fund (Diane Rhéaume)
  • Mike Foley
  • Kerry Ford
  • Susan Fowler
  • Danielle & David Frum
  • Karen Fuller
  • Karin Fuller
  • Luc Gadbois
  • Alison & Jefferson Gilbert
  • Christine & Andrew Gillingham
  • Gillingham Brewing Company
  • John Gooding
  • Elyse Graff
  • David & Doreen Griffith
  • Mary Grimley
  • Lesley Hadrill
  • Margaret Hallward
  • Sarah Hartholt
  • Martha Héder
  • John Hill
  • Martin Hill
  • Pat Hillas-Chorney
  • Daryl Holien 
  • Borys Holowacz
  • Patricia Howard
  • Michele Hozer
  • Gail Huxley
  • Aleska Hartog
  • Ofelia Isabel & Jeff Mackintosh
  • Stuart Hoegner
  • The Huff Family Fund
  • David Jackson
  • Maureen Jackson
  • Andrew & Pronica Janikowski
  • Bert Jenkins
  • Johnsea Holdings Limited
  • John & Dianne Hopper
  • Robert Johnson
  • Elizabeth Jones
  • Lynda Keeler
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Margaret Kirk
  • Peter & Sonya Koch Foundation
  • Elizabeth Lancaster
  • Kimberley Landers
  • Elizabeth Learmonth
  • Brian Legere
  • Don Leslie
  • Mad Dog Gallery
  • Linda MacQueen
  • Gail MacRae
  • Sandi & Jim Macgregor
  • Michael Mason
  • Karole Marois
  • Barbara Mason
  • Myrna Mather
  • Joan McCalla
  • Catherine & Paul McFeeters
  • Alan & Annette McIntosh
  • Carolyn McGowran
  • Robert McKittrick
  • Stuart Mercier
  • Virginia Mitchell
  • Francis Morahan
  • Vanessa Morcom
  • Penny Morris
  • Lynda Mungall
  • Rick Nelson
  • Philip Norton
  • Wendy Norton
  • Karen Palmer
  • Barry Pinsky
  • Colleen Phoenix and Kelly’s Zoom Yoga
  • Judy Plomer
  • Prince Edward County Accommodation Association
  • PEC Midget Kings
  • PEC Slow Food Fund
  • PEC Staff Fundraising Campaign
  • The Prince Edward County T-Shirt Company
  • Janet Reader Day
  • Angus Rennie
  • Bill Roberts
  • Tracey Routledge
  • Celia Sage
  • Sue Barclay & Sam Serrano
  • Ricki Sharpe
  • Greg Sherman
  • Mary Sinclair
  • Indrani Singh
  • Gordon Snee
  • Gregory Sorbara
  • South Marysburg Recreation Committee
  • Lorene Stanwick
  • Nancy Stonelake
  • Ken Strom
  • David Sutton
  • Sylvia Swiekatun
  • Susan Tessier
  • Joanne Toews
  • Heather Remain
  • Larry Tayler
  • Jim Vince
  • Viniyoga Connection
  • Geralyn Walmsley
  • Tony Walton
  • Jim & Margaret Watson
  • Margaret Whittleton
  • Lolly & Karen Wilkinson
  • Helene & Bill Wilmart-Collard
  • Jack Wright
  • Anonymous x 19