Hudson’s Bay Foundation Raises More Than $1 Million in Support of Hudson’s Bay Charter for Change at Inaugural Fundraising Event

The virtual event brought together vendors, charitable partners, artists, and influential Canadians to raise more than $1 million for Hudson’s Bay Charter for Change—the foundation’s social impact platform to accelerate racial equity for Indigenous Peoples, Black People and People of Colour across Canada.

The evening kicked off with an incredible performance from the award-winning music duo Twin Flames and a cocktail-making lesson with renowned mixologist Trevor Burnett, followed by inspirational stories from Hudson’s Bay Foundation’s charitable partner, Indspire.

All funds raised during the event supported Hudson’s Bay Foundation’s seven charitable partners: Indspire, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, Black Youth Helpline, CEE Centre For Young Black Professionals, MLSE Foundation, MOSAIC and Nia Centre for the Arts.


Hudson’s Bay Foundation is a registered charity, working to address racial inequality by investing in education, employment and empowerment opportunities for Indigenous Peoples, Black People and People of Colour. In 2021, Hudson’s Bay Foundation launched the Hudson’s Bay Charter for Change, committing $30 million over 10 years to accelerate racial equity in communities across Canada. By partnering with organizations doing critical work under its three pillars, Hudson’s Bay Foundation provides funding for programs and initiatives driving meaningful and sustainable change.

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