texi

Created by The Dilawri Foundation, texi is a free, interactive and incentivized app that offers Canadian drivers the chance to win great prizes for practicing safe driving. Users are entered into contests to win one of ten prizes including smartphones, gas, retail and food gift cards. They can also be entered into a draw to win a brand new Honda Fit. Distracted driving is a leading cause of road fatalities. With texi, The Dilawri Foundation is offering Canadian drivers a solution to a real life problem.

2016 Grand Prize Winner

Melissa Gerbrandt from Landmark, Manitoba drove away in her very own 2017 Honda Fit for changing her driving habits! Keeping her eyes on the road and hands on the wheel has made Melissa the 2016 Grand Prize Winner of The Dilawri Foundation’s national anti-texting and driving campaign. Melissa has been using texi app since July 2016 in the hopes of not only becoming a safer driver herself, but to also set a good example for her family and friends.

Bliss Ball

With a commitment to give back to children battling an illness and their families at SickKids Hospital as well as raising awareness of the Patient Amenities Endowment Fund, The Dilawri Foundation created and hosted the Bliss Ball gala. The evening gala spanned over three consecutive years starting in 2012, offering an opportunity for Canada’s leaders in philanthropy, entertainment, media and politics a chance to join forces for a vital cause. The star studded events also brought out some of the biggest names from the world of entertainment including Shania Twain, Brian Adams, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Sheen, Chris Noth among others.

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All parents want to raise well-rounded, resilient individuals who are able to deal with life’s ups-and-downs.  A key factor in becoming a mentally healthy adult is the ability to be optimistic. The practical skill of optimism allows people to move … Read More

How a Scholarship Changed Shannon’s High School Experience
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In 2016, The Dilawri Foundation was pleased to make a half-million-dollar donation in support of Luther College High School (Luther) in Saskatchewan. This donation established the Dilawri Award for Students of Promise for students who would not otherwise be able … Read More