NEWS: Frank Giustra is a Canadian businessman, philanthropist, and film producer. Inside my Heart premiered in Ottawa on May 7.
In 2015, I stood on a beach in Greece helping terrified and near-frozen refugees as they lurched out of a flimsy plastic boat filled with water. For them, this moment was one more step away from a devastating conflict that had ripped apart their world.
NEWS: All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response announced they will be entering Puerto Rico to begin rebuild efforts after the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The international disaster relief organization has initially committed to working in the area through at least 2019. The commitment to Puerto Rico is made possible by a donation of US $400,000 from The Radcliffe Foundation, led by international philanthropist Frank Giustra, who saw the needs first-hand while visiting Puerto Rico this week with All Hands and Hearts Co-Founder and Vice Chair, Petra Nemcova.
NEWS: A $1 million gift by Canadian philanthropist and Crisis Group Trustee Frank Giustra has enabled Crisis Group to grant two-year research fellowships to three young regional experts. The new Giustra Fellows will assist in our mission to prevent deadly conflict, with a focus on the plight of refugees and the displaced.
PHOTOS & VIDEO: Frank Giustra and The Radcliffe Foundation, in collaboration with the Vancouver International Film Festival, awarded Alex Nagy a $20,000 prize for his film Helpful Hand.
PHOTOS & VIDEO: The Radcliffe Foundation, in partnership with the Greek Ministry of Migration, is working with on-the-ground partners to renovate the abandoned Elpída factory in northern Greece. The Elpída Home will soon become home to 800 displaced refugees.
PHOTOS: Radcliffe Foundation deliveries on June 11 to informal camps in Torbali, Turkey included 1,000 food packs to 1,000 Syrian refugees.
PHOTOS: Vancouver Search and Rescue and Emergency Response Center International travelled to Lesbos, Greece, to help improve rescue efforts for families fleeing Syria
PHOTOS: Members of the Boys Club Network walk to raise awareness and funds for families fleeing the war in Syria