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The Press Room

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Media Kit


Executive Team


Sending Sunshine in the Press

Newspaper Article

Sending Sunshine receives June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award

September 28, 2022

Blog Post

Sending Sunshine with handwritten


March 28, 2022

Television Interview

How writing a letter can help a senior

December 23, 2021

Television Interview

Community comes through on handwritten cards for seniors

December 2, 2021

Newspaper Article

Sending sunshine to seniors, one card at a time

Aug 5, 2022

Video Story

Letters for Seniors

January 28, 2022

Television Story

Thousands of holiday cards destined for Canadian seniors this Christmas

December 13, 2021

Blog Post


Friends from Mississauga have been sending letters to seniors across Canada

December 1, 2021

Newspaper Article

Cornwall seniors receive sunshine

May 26, 2022

Blog Post

4 Ways We're Spreading Kindness this Winter

January 20, 2022

Radio Interview

Sending Sunshine One Card at a Time

December 10, 2021

Newsletter Feature

Port Credit BIA Holiday News:

Sending Sunshine

November 25, 2021

Sending Sunshine Press Releases

Youth Lead By Example Award



Spotlight Shines on Sending Sunshine at V-Oscars

Volunteer MBC hosted V-Oscars in Mississauga to recognize the hard work and dedication of volunteers who make a difference.

June 18, 2023

Sending Sunshine receiving an award

Sending Sunshine was among the groups awarded with a June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism. The annual Award ceremony recognizes outstanding achievements for voluntarism while making valuable contributions to communities.

Oct 4, 2022

A senior citizen reading a card

Sending Sunshine Receives Grant From the Ottawa Community Foundation for Expansion in Ottawa

The OCF recently awarded community grants to benefit sustainable programs in Ottawa. Among the recipients was Sending Sunshine, a registered charity that seeks to reduce the negative impact of social isolation and loneliness among seniors in Canada.

June 15, 2023

Sending Sunshine's second anniversary

Sending Sunshine celebrated its 2nd Anniversary with TRIPLE growth over the preceding year. The volunteer-run corporation reached a milestone with the delivery of over 100,000 cards/letters to seniors in over 570 care facilities across Canada.

Aug 9, 2022

A senior citizen reading a card

Sending Sunshine Announces Launch of Registered Charity Status to Fight Loneliness among Seniors

International Federation on Ageing says, "the number one emerging issue facing seniors in Canada is keeping older people socially connected and active". Social isolation and loneliness is related to a reduced quality of life for seniors.

March 13, 2023

Sending Sunshine Newsletters

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Senior Nomination Program



September Update



Holiday Cheer Throughout the Year

People creating cards for Sending Sunshine


Happy National Volunteer


Senior citizen with a card


#GivingTuesday and GTA Card Drop-Off!

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You can be a hero!

Senior citizen reading a letter sent to her


GivingTuesday and GTA Card Drop-Off



Happy New Year!



August At A Glance

Senior citizen with a card


July At A Glance

Senior citizen reading a card


BIG Announcement!

Sending Sunshine receiving an award


Exciting Updates from Sending Sunshine!

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We Love Our Volunteers!

Group of seniors around a table reading cards sent to them


Fall Updates

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Show a Senior You Care this #GivingTuesday



Fundraising Campaign - Media

Youth Lead by Example Award received by Sending Sunshine


June at a Glance

An example of a card written for a senior citizen


Pen Pal Updates and More

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Let's Celebrate our Seniors!

Picture of packages of letters ready to be delivered


Happy New Year!

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Sending Sunshine is One Year Old!

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