The mission of Ceridian Cares is to be an employee-driven charity that makes a difference by supporting people and improving the communities in which we live and work.
The following Ceridian Cares recipients from our sister organization in Canada agreed to share their stories. Ceridian Cares US will support similar situations and families in the US, and will share those stories after grants are fulfilled.
Adnan and Suhaila tell us about the specialized bed that Ceridian Cares provided to keep their son Abudi safe while he sleeps, and their family's journey to Canada.
Tymaz the Unique Warrior
See how Tymaz is overcoming the odds after a battle with leukemia and other serious health issues.
Caring for Carolyn
Eve tells us about her mother Carolyn, who struggles with Parkinson’s disease, heart disease and diabetes. Having cared for others all her life and now living alone, Carolyn needed a helping hand. A modified shower enabled her to retain her independence.
Zahra was diagnosed at four years old with Classic PKAN, a degenerative neurological disorder. She suffers from Dystonia which is a movement disorder which causes uncontrollable muscle contractions. Watch how Ceridian Cares helped her family to gain independence through a modified vehicle.
Christine is Sitting Pretty
A variety of immunological diseases resulted in mobility issues for Christine. Read to discover how Ceridian Cares helped to ease some of her discomfort.
Help for Teri-Jade
Single parent Teri-Jade struggles to make ends meet for her family. Find out how Ceridian Cares was able to help alleviate some of her stress.
Samantha’s New Start
2016 brought many new starts for Samantha and her family. Keep reading to find out how Ceridian Cares helped set this mom up for success.
Alyssa Enjoys the Outdoors
Alyssa loves nature, the outdoors and playing outside. Due to signs of global development delay, she cannot interact as someone her age normally would, and as a result is unable to be left without supervision. Read on to learn how Ceridian Cares helped to make her dream of riding a bike a reality.
Aliza Achieves Independence
A behavioural therapist convinced Aliza Bernstein’s family that the Autistic teen was ready for more independence. Read on to discover how Ceridian Cares helped provide her with the opportunity to build these skills and maximize her potential.
Zachary Enjoys Summer Camp
Zachary has Cerebral Palsy Quadriplegia. Due to the constant supervision and care he requires, a typical camp setting wasn’t an option. Read how Ceridian Cares was able to help keep Zach moving over the summer.
Catherine's Mind at Ease
With the help of Ceridian Cares, Catherine was able to ensure she and her son were taken care of.
Luca is a beautiful little boy who fought against all odds to survive a tragic accident. Now he strives to build his strength every day. Watch how Ceridian Cares helped by providing him with a standing device.
A Wheelchair Accessible van for Dora
Ceridian Cares was instrumental in providing a wheelchair accessible van for Dora, a single mother 3 from Greater Vancouver!
Hard Fitting Dentures for Gerry
Ceridian Cares helped give Gerry a new and improved smile, brightening the lives of those who know him!
A Mattress & Bed Frame for Kordé
With the help of Ceridian Cares, Kordé will be able to sleep on a new, clean bed with a frame and have warm winter gear. Find out what makes this little man so special
A Wheelchair Lift for Kristal
Kristal was born with Cerebral Palsy and lives at home with her mother Carol. Even though she is confined to a wheelchair, this doesn’t stop Kristal from waking up every morning with a smile, and going to bed every night with a smile.
Independence for Alex
Alex has Cerebral Palsy, which impacts his use of his body and his vision. At 15, Alexander was getting too big for his parents to carry around, and his wheelchair did not fit properly through the bedroom door or bathroom door. Check out how Ceridian Cares made a difference.
A Lift Chair for John
In March 2014, Ceridian Cares received an application from Linda Waldron, requesting assistance. Linda’s husband, John, suffers from pain in his legs and back that makes it difficult for him to move from a seated to standing position.
Eden has a rare genetic disorder that requires regular visits to the hospital. The closest children’s hospital is a 6-hour drive away, and in the winter months, this can be a daunting journey. Find out how Ceridian Cares made the road a little easier for her family.
Faith Goes to Camp
Faith has never been to summer camp. She loves to be with kids but, due to her need for 1:1 support, hasn’t had the chance to participate in a camp experience. Check out how Ceridian Cares made one girl’s summer a success.
Jasmine requires a wheelchair to get around. Her parents’ bungalow is great for moving around inside the house, but the steps to get in the front door creates challenges. Watch how Ceridian Cares made a difference for the whole family.