Paragon Donates $8,745 to Skills for Change

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Paragon Testing Enterprises Donates $8,745 to Skills for Change

Pictured left to right: Wazma Qahar, Information & Referral Counsellor at Skills for Change; Surranna Sandy, CEO at Skills for Change; and Patrick Maccarone, Stakeholder Relations Specialist (North America) at Paragon.

Toronto, Canada (January 28, 2020)

For its annual donation this year, Paragon Testing Enterprises presented a cheque to representatives from Skills for Change on January 28, 2020. This year’s cheque totalled $8,745.

Paragon delivers tens of thousands of Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP). Tests every year to individuals seeking to prove their English language proficiency for permanent resident status in Canada and Canadian citizenship. As a company, we see firsthand the importance of giving back to our community of immigrants and refugees.

Skills for Change has been servicing immigrants and refugees in the Greater Toronto Area for more than 37 years. They offer meaningful programs and services such as languages skills; employment opportunities; youth, seniors, and women programs; bridging programs; and more. They thrive to build welcoming and equitable communities. Learn more at