5% Percent of the net profit from each t-shirt sold is donated to a different charity every month. Joy apparel is focused on supporting charities within the local community, as well as on a global scale. The various charities and projects supported are chosen because they embody the intention of the Joy Apparel manifesto.

Feature Charity of the Month

Second Base Youth Shelter:

Secondbase

Second Base provides emergency food, clothing and shelter for homeless and offers opportunities for youth in need, to become self-reliant within the community. http://www.secondbase.ca/

 

Sleeping Children Around the World:

Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) donations provide bedkits to children of any race and/or religion who will benefit the most; typically being located in underdeveloped and developing countries.  www.scaw.org

 

Peace for All International:

Peace for All International is a non-profit organization, committed to working with communities worldwide to achieve lasting peace, promote healing and create a self-sufficient economy. http://peaceforallinternational.org/aboutus.html

 

Unity:

UNITY is a youth led anti-violence charity dedicated to showing youth between the ages of 13 and 26 how using positive forms of artistic self-expression leads to making positive life choices making our communities stronger and safer.  Through our performance driven programs and events we display the possibilities of positive self-expressions to help boost the self-esteem of youth while steering them away from violence, racism and other negative expressions. www.unitycharity.com


 

Canadian Paralympic Athletes in Beijing:

Joy Apparel is proud to support our Canadian Paralympic Athletes in Beijing.
Best of luck to our sponsored athlete Sally Thomas, who will be representing Canada as a member of the Canadian Women’s National Powerlifting Team.


The Lupus Foundation of Ontario:

Lupus Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research. www.lupuscanada.org
 
 

Engineers Without Borders Canada:

For the 800 million people who go hungry each day and the one billion who lack access to clean water, poverty is an absence of opportunity. Engineers Without Borders responds to this need, helping people in developing communities gain access to technologies that will improve their lives. We believe that technology, when appropriately incorporated into each community’s social, cultural, economic and political context, can drive extraordinary change. www.ewb.ca



War Child Canada:

War Child Canada is a registered Canadian charity dedicated to providing urgently needed humanitarian assistance to war-affected children around the world. War Child Canada helps generate awareness, support and advocacy for children’s rights everywhere. www.warchild.ca