The Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR) offers a Tribute Program which provides an opportunity to recognize a special person or occasion while, at the same time, advancing the aims of the dietetic profession and nutrition research.

All donations of $20 or more will automatically qualify for a receipt for income tax purposes.  

To make your donation to the CFDR Tribute Program complete the donation online.

Some examples of tributes made to colleagues:

  • To commemorate Mike Hill's retirement from NestlĂ© Nutrition, Mike asked the company to make a donation to CFDR in his name in lieu of a retirement gift. (See the Spring 2009 newsletter article)
  • To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Marsha Sharp in March 2004 as CEO of Dietitians of Canada and for the extraordinary contributions she has made to the profession.
  • To mark the retirement of Elizabeth Hamilton in November 2002 her colleagues invited donations to CFDR as an acknowledgement of her remarkable contribution to the profession.

Other occasions or opportunities that could be recognized:

  • Celebration of a graduation
  • Promotion to a new job
  • A birthday
  • Christmas/Holiday giving

 

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