In a global context of violence and intolerance, the M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada works to eradicate the causes of prejudice that generate conflict within Canada.
Through the promotion of basic values such as love, friendship and family, the M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada hopes to achieve a lasting impact on the social attitudes
and behaviors of Canadians by encouraging respect for differences, tolerance, acceptance and generosity.
The issues raised by inter-ethnic relations in Canada, the integration of new arrivals, resistance and conflict related to intolerance, the aging of the population, and the weakening of intergenerational solidarity all demonstrate the scope of the challenge we face. To help build a society where people can “live together better,” the M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada believes it's important to take steps designed to change attitudes, beliefs and behavior by inviting Canadians to look critically and constructively at their own love, friendship and family values. The M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada helps foster its cornerstone values by encouraging humanitarian actions.
The M.I.L.K Foundation Canada embraces a three-prong approach:
The M.I.L.K Foundation Canada supports educational programs that deal with family, love and friendship, in the hopes of making Canadians more aware of the family and the social consequences of intolerance, prejudice, stereotypes, insults and exclusion based on being a member of a group or minority, age, sexual orientation or ethnic origin.
In the community, the M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada plans to offer financial support to organizations or groups that fight exclusion and intolerance in Canada and provide direct social intervention promoting the values of family, love and friendship. More specifically, we support:
On the individual front, the M.I.L.K. Foundation Canada helps victims of intolerance and those who have suffered major trauma to reintegrate into Canadian society. Our goal is: