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May 27, 2024

The Rona Foundation invites organizations to apply for Build From The Heart program

The RONA Foundation, which oversees the philanthropic activities of RONA inc., one of Canada’s leading home improvement retailers operating or servicing some 425 corporate and affiliated stores under different banners, is inviting Canadian organizations wishing to benefit from its Build from the Heart program to submit their applications by June 14.


In this time of economic uncertainty and housing crisis, this program aims to donate a minimum of $1 million to seven non-profit organizations, one in each province where RONA has stores, to help them carry out their construction or home improvement projects.


Organizations with eligible projects wishing to benefit from the Foundation’s support can submit their applications until June 14 by completing the form available here. The selection committee will announce the winning projects in the summer of 2024.


The RONA Foundation is driven by the desire to make a difference in the lives of many people every day. At a time when access to housing is a challenge, making Canadian populations all the more vulnerable, the Foundation wants to help communities with its Build from the Heart program. The purpose of this program is to provide financial support to NPOs with projects aimed at revitalizing a living environment or making access to housing easier for victims of domestic violence and their children, low-income families, and people with disabilities or mental health issues.


“It’s important for us to give back to our communities by enabling people in need to have a safe place to live. After all, it’s thanks to them that RONA has been part of the Canadian economic landscape for over 85 years,” said Josée Lafitte, Director of the RONA Foundation.

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