Building stronger communities

We’re caring for the well-being of our communities by giving back $125M and volunteering over 1.4M hours last year alone. As the most giving company in the world, our long-standing Give Where We Live philosophy continues to inspire our global community.

Powered by purpose

At TELUS, we put community funding in the hands of local leaders who know how to best allocate it. Learn how we are making a difference where we live.

Connecting youth to a world of opportunities

Every year, TELUS Friendly Future Foundation® supports more than 500 local charities across Canada that provide youth with the support and resources they need to learn, be creative, innovate and stay healthy, opening new worlds for them to thrive.

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Funding our communities

At TELUS, we understand that each community has unique needs. That’s why we offer funding that drives meaningful change in communities across Canada and globally.

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TELUS team members packing food.

Team member giving

Each year, TELUS volunteers collectively donate over 1.4 million hours to help the communities where we live, work and serve.

Let’s make back to school brighter with Kits for Kids

For many families, back-to-school costs are increasingly unaffordable. Since 2006, TELUS has provided free school supplies and backpacks to families in need through our Kits for Kids programme. 

Each backpack contains a pencil case, colouring pencils, HB pencils, blue pens, erasers, a flexible ruler, exercise books, loose-leaf papers and a TELUS colouring book.

This year alone, we’ll distribute 19,000 kits to kids across Canada.

Supporting our most marginalized

Our Mobility, Internet and Tech for Good programs are helping over 400,000 people in Canada — including youth leaving care, low-income seniors and families, and people living with disabilities — access free or subsidized internet and mobility services.

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Our impact adds up

Our vision to connect all Canadians for good and enduring commitment to give where we live has made TELUS the most giving company in the world.

2 million

youth impacted every year in partnership with TELUS Friendly Future Foundation

$1.5 billion

donated by our team members and retirees to charitable and community organizations since 2000

1.4+ million

hours volunteered by our team members every year

$150 million

committed to support COVID-19 response efforts

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Connecting charities for less

At TELUS, we’re helping registered charities save on technology expenses so they can focus on supporting our communities. Your charity could be eligible for exclusive business mobility, office internet, TELUS Secure Business and Business Connect offers.

You can make a difference

Join TELUS Change for Good today to donate less than $1 a month off your monthly bill to help connect youth to a world of opportunities. 100% of your donation goes to TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

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How we’re giving back

Discover how we are making positive impacts in the lives of Canadians where they live and work.
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