Abuse Hurts sponsors are integral to the success of it’s ongoing operations. Sponsor support varies in nature and can be in the form of providing cash, product or services and can represent support or the charity in general or for a specific event or program. Listed below are Abuse Hurts’ two main, long-time Corporate Sponsors along with a list of some of the agency’s most recent loyal supporters.

International Barter Corp.

Barter Network Ltd. is the largest barter company in Canada and has been supporting Abuse Hurts since 1997. Barter Network Ltd assists Abuse Hurts with products, advertising, fundraising events, administrative costs and vital services. They have supported Abuse Hurts longer than any other corporation and are also our largest corporate donor, as well as the title sponsor in almost all Abuse Hurts fundraising events. Patti Falus, President of the Barter Network, is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.


Q107 and John Derringer have been supporting Abuse Hurts since 2003 and have been holding a marathon, 13-day-radio-thon, for the charity every December since they came on board as a major sponsor, raising $10.5MM in product cash and services to date, which has helped to assist approximately 1.8MM people. They have held multiple charity events in support of Abuse Hurts such as golf tournaments, celebrity roasts, and sponsor our Derringer Build program. John Derringer is committed to providing support for people who have suffered abuse and has brought the issue forward.