Humanity Fund News
On Rana Plaza Anniversary, Transparency Needed from Mark’s, Sport Chek
“Canadian consumers want Canadian retailers to ensure a minimum level of safety in factories to stop fashion killings from ever happening again.” - Ken Neumann
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $10,000 to Guatemalan Communities Affected by Severe Drought
Already facing high levels of poverty, families in this region have lost their corn and bean crops due to five consecutive drought seasons.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $10,000 for New Brunswick Ice Storm
Donations to local food banks in the Acadian Peninsula assist communities ravaged by the January ice storm.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $5,000 to Families of Victims of Quebec Mosque Attack
“Steelworkers share in the grief and anguish of our brothers and sisters in the Muslim community and we will remain steadfast in our support in their time of need.” - Ken Neuman
Did you know that Canada dominates the global mining industry?
Canadian mining companies operate in over 100 countries, extracting oil, gold, diamonds and iron ore that are worth billions of dollars. Of the world’s extractive corporations, 75% are Canadian mining companies.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $33,000 to Quebec Organizations Helping Those in Need
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is supporting food banks and community organizations throughout Quebec.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $180,000 to 79 Food Banks Across Canada
“The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is proud to contribute to food banks in communities across Canada where our union’s members live and work." - Ken Neumann
Protect Our Rights to Free Speech!
Tell the federal government to keep its word and stop the attacks on Canadian charities working for social change.
Steelworkers Support Blueprint for Effective Ombudsperson in Extractive Sector
Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability releases model legislation for an effective human rights ombudsperson.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Supports Hurricane Relief in Haiti, Cuba
“Steelworkers are proud to be able to contribute to relief and rebuilding efforts in Haiti and Cuba.” - Humanity Fund President Ken Neumann
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $69,000 to Fort McMurray Recovery
“The Humanity Fund is supporting three organizations that make special contributions to vulnerable and traumatized individuals and families.” - Ken Neumann
Fort McMurray Emergency Fire Appeal
The United Steelworkers is appealing to all local unions to contribute funds to assist the community of Fort McMurray affected by unprecedented wildfires
Steelworkers Local 5575 Donating $50 Per Member to Fort McMurray Fire Relief
USW Local 5575 announces a $50 per member donation to the Red Cross in support of families affected by the Fort McMurray fires and asks other locals and unions to make contributions as well.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $10,000 to Red Cross for Fort McMurray Fire Relief
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is making a $10,000 contribution to Fort McMurray fire relief.
Steelworkers Humanity Fund Contributes $15,000 for Clean Water for Ecuadorian Communities Hit by Earthquake
The Steelworkers Humanity Fund is contributing $15,000 to Oxfam Canada to support families and communities recover from a devastating earthquake that struck off the north coast of Ecuador on April 16, 2016.
Workers’ Rights and Safety After Rana Plaza – Labour Delegation Report
Report from the 2016 Canadian labour delegation visit to Bangladesh on progress for safety and worker rights in the garment industry.