Gay Lea Foods has a long and rich history of charitable giving. As a co-operative, it’s a part of who we are.
In 2014, we created the Gay Lea Foundation, our own registered charity dedicated to supporting education, poverty relief, co-operative development and community well-being projects in the communities where our members and employees live, work and play – and in developing countries around the world.Learn More
Jun 1, 2018
How a rhythmic gymnastics club and a Canadian dairy co-operative joined forces to create a healthier, more welcoming world for people with intellectual disabilities
Apr 30, 2018
Learn how the Gay Lea Foundation’s support of the Ontario Association of Food Banks helped 12 Ontario communities build capacity to safely stock, store & deliver food into the hands of those who need it most.
Apr 20, 2018
Gay Lea Foods is pleased to announce the ten registered Canadian charities supported by the Gay Lea Foundation in 2018.
Dec 21, 2017
Gay Lea Foods is pleased to officially announce that our co-operative once again endorsed the work undertaken by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF Canada) in 2017 through a $115,000 donation from the Gay Lea Foundation to CDF’s new Breaking New Ground campaign.
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The Gay Lea Foundation was created by Gay Lea Foods in 2014 to support registered Canadian charities working toward the relief of poverty, advancement of education and purposes beneficial to the community. Applications are considered based on merit, under specific categories listed in the application, with preference given to organizations that serve agricultural or rural communities and/or whose mission and values reflect the seven principles of co-operation.Apply Now