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On Saturday the Government of Canada launched a dedicated Matching Fund for the Lebanon crisis that will double the contributions of Canadians and support the relief work of the members of Canada’s Humanitarian Coalition, including the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. Through its membership in the Foodgrains Bank, PWRDF will be participating in the Humanitarian Coalition appeal to support the people of Lebanon through this crisis.

The government of Canada will match every dollar donated by individuals to the Humanitarian Coalition and its members between August 4 and August 24, up to a maximum of $2 million. Donations to PWRDF marked for the Beirut explosion emergency response will be matched...[more].