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Putting Donation Dollars Where They Belong

Our world is complex, and truly effective solutions require a holistic approach. That’s what makes Free The Children unique—our full-circle thinking and approach to international development and domestic empowerment programs. Free The Children works to ensure high impact, accountability, efficiencies and innovation. Our models of engagement and operations ensure the most effective use of your donations.


How We Use Your Money

Our domestic and international programs work together to grow and strengthen Free The Children’s global community. We are committed to honouring every contribution—big or small—to maximize your impact toward our shared mission: to create a world where all young people are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change.

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* All figures are consolidated for Free The Children Canada and USA. Free The Children is audited annually by Kestenberg Rabinowicz Partners LLP in Canada and Roy A. Pasieka, certified public accountant in the USA.
**Funding income includes cash and in-kind donations. all figures are consolidated for Free The Children Canada and USA.

“Effective, efficient, sustainable.”

Jason Saul, CEO, Mission Measurement

Domestic Support

Domestic Support

Foundations, corporations and adults often choose to support Free The Children’s work at home. School speaking tours on various social issues, leadership programs for at-risk youth and educational curriculum for schools are just part of what we do to engage youth to create social change.

International Support

Many stakeholders generously support our international work, helping to break the cycle of poverty by supporting our holistic development model, Adopt a Village, in the areas of education, clean water and sanitation, health, alternative income, and food security and agriculture.

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Partnerships And Pro Bono Services
That Enable Efficiencies

Free The Children is further able to keep its administrative costs as low as possible through remarkable partners who provide us with valuable in-kind services.

KPMG – Professional services

Torys Law Firm – Legal services

Xerox Canada – Business solutions services

DHL – Logistics and shipping partner

Universal McCann – Agency of Record

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Partnerships

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Me To We: A New Kind Of Social Enterprise

Our unique partnership with Me To We Social Enterprise makes our fundraising model unlike that of any other charity. As an innovative social enterprise, Me to We offers products that empower people to change the world with their everyday choices. Every Me to We product sold contributes to lasting change in an overseas community.

Me to We allows Free The Children to scale its operational capacity while keeping a reasonable rate of administration.

Since 2009, Me to We has donated $8.5 million to Free The Children.

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