TELUS #FriendlyFuture Days

This May, join us and help give back to our communities. Our collective acts of giving – big or small – will help make the future friendly and build stronger communities across Canada.

TELUS #FriendlyFuture Days

This May, join us and help give back to our communities. Our collective acts of giving – big or small – will help make the future friendly and build stronger communities across Canada.

Help us make the future friendly

We’re evolving our global volunteer movement and inviting you to join us in acts of giving during TELUS #FriendlyFuture Days. Tell us how you or a friend is making a difference in your community using #FriendlyFuture and you could win one of ten $10k donations to a charity of your choice.


 

Share your story for a chance to win.

How do you like to give back to your community? Do you have a friend or family member who’s helping to make the future friendlier? Share your story or nominate someone and enter for a chance to win one of ten $10k donations to a charity of choice.

Follow #friendlyfuture on our @TELUS social channels

How to enter

From May 1 - 31 2021, share your #FriendlyFuture story in social media:

Share a public post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or TikTok explaining how you or a friend is giving back in your community using the hashtag #FriendlyFuture

OR

Comment on a #FriendlyFuture Days contest related post on the @TELUS Facebook or Instagram pages telling us how you or your friends are giving back

*We will only ever contact you from the official @TELUS account

**Tax receipts will not be provided 

 

Easy #FriendlyFuture Ideas

No act is too big or too small. It’s easy to give back to our communities. Through safe and virtual giving activities, we can all do our part to make a friendlier future for all.

Donate pet supplies or dollars to your local animal shelter or foster a pet.

Help us celebrate all the ways to give in May by sharing on social using #FriendlyFuture.

Check in with someone to ward off loneliness and isolation #FriendlyFuture checkins.

Help bring sight to the visually-challenged by volunteering through the Be My Eyes app.

Hand-make a card or bookmark for your favourite teacher to show your appreciation for their inspiration and support.

Help those in need by donating clothes, eye glasses, toys and other items to your local shelters or goodwills.

Plant a vegetable or fruit garden and donate the fresh produce to local food banks.

Support those impacted most by COVID-19 by joining Donate the Change.

Stand with us on World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on May 21st by attending a webinar by the Canadian Diversity and Inclusions Centre. Or share how you take action using #FriendlyFuture 

Learn how to keep yourself and others safe online by attending a TELUS Wise workshop.

Donate blood in honour of World Red Cross Day on May 8th.

Pick up trash in your local neighbourhood.

Plant flower seeds in honour of all the mothers & busy bees this Mother's Day (May 9th).

Help meet Canada's #ZeroPlasticWaste challenge by reducing your single-use plastics.

Pay it forward by purchasing a coffee or meal for the car behind you in a drive through.

Upcycle your old plastic bottles into DIY bird feeders.

Participate in the good neighbour project by dropping off groceries, medications, or checking in on them.

Use your professional skills in the non-profit sector by volunteering to join the board of a local charity or non-profit organization.

Use your professional skills in the non-profit sector by volunteering to join the board of a local charity or non-profit organization.

Plant a tree or make a donation to Tree Canada.

Pack a backpack with school supplies to donate to your local school or community center.

Help seniors stay connected, healthy and safe by donating to the Seniors for Good fund through the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

Help our future leaders reach their full potential by joining Career Village and offer advice to youth.

Become an iNaturalist Observer and share your wildlife sightings for science.

Donate your old mobile devices to support TELUS Mobility for Good programs.

Put your language skills to humanitarian use as a volunteer for Translators Without Borders.

Celebrate Mental Health Week (May 3-9) by supporting a charity supporting mental health causes.

Help stock your local food bank to mark World Hunger Day on May 28th.

Help build brighter futures for youth by donating to the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

Get a head start on your winter knitting and help those in need this winter by making toques, socks, scarves and blankets for your local shelter.

Donate to your local hospital to thank our nurses for their tireless efforts during National Nursing Week (May 10-16).

Donate books to your local school or community centre. Or start a book exchange in your neighbourhood.

Help us celebrate all the ways to give in May by sharing on social using #FriendlyFuture.

Check in with someone to ward off loneliness and isolation. #FriendlyFuture checkins

Help bring sight to the visually-challenged by volunteering through the Be My Eyes app.

Donate pet supplies or dollars to your local animal shelter or foster a pet.

Hand-make a card or bookmark for your favourite teacher to show your appreciation for their inspiration and support.

Plant a vegetable or fruit garden and donate the fresh produce to local food banks.

Support those impacted most by COVID-19 by joining Donate the Change.

Help those in need by donating clothes, eye glasses, toys and other items to your local shelters or goodwills.

Learn how to keep yourself and others safe online by attending a TELUS Wise workshop.

Donate blood in honour of World Red Cross Day on May 8th.

Pick up trash in your local neighbourhood.

Stand with us on World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development on May 21st by attending a webinar by the Canadian Diversity and Inclusions Centre. Or share how you take action using  #FriendlyFuture. 

Plant flower seeds in honour of all the mothers & busy bees this Mother's Day (May 9th).

Pay it forward by purchasing a coffee or meal for the car behind you in a drive through.

Upcycle your old plastic bottles into DIY bird feeders.

Help meet Canada's #ZeroPlasticWaste challenge by reducing your single-use plastics.

Use your professional skills in the non-profit sector by volunteering to join the board of a local charity or non-profit organization

Plant a tree or make a donation to Tree Canada.

Pack a backpack with school supplies to donate to your local school or community center.

Participate in the good neighbour project by dropping off groceries, medications, or checking in on them.

Help seniors stay connected, healthy and safe by donating to the Seniors for Good fund through the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

Become an iNaturalist Observer and share your wildlife sightings for science.

Donate your old mobile devices to support TELUS Mobility for Good programs.

Help our future leaders reach their full potential by joining Career Village and offer advice to youth.

Celebrate Mental Health Week (May 3-9) by supporting a charity supporting mental health causes.

Help stock your local food bank to mark World Hunger Day on May 28th.

Help build brighter futures for youth by donating to the TELUS Friendly Future Foundation.

Put your language skills to humanitarian use as a volunteer for Translators Without Borders.

Get a head start on your winter knitting and help those in need this winter by making toques, socks, scarves and blankets for your local shelter.

Donate books to your local school or community centre. Or start a book exchange in your neighbourhood.

Donate to your local hospital to thank our nurses for their tireless efforts during National Nursing Week (May 10-16).

Buy now and help create a friendlier future.

For every Samsung A32 5G and A52 5G sold at TELUS between April 23 to May 31, TELUS will give a new Samsung smartphone to help vulnerable Canadians stay connected through our Mobility for Good® program. Together, let's make the future friendly.