Today, WE announce something world-changing

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Today, WE announce something world-changing

October 27, 2015

Today we announce the Global Learning Centre. A space dedicated to transforming service-learning opportunities for millions of students coast-to-coast, enhancing skills and knowledge to create positive change in local and global communities. You may be wondering who to direct your excitement to… Thanks to the generous support of Hartley Richardson, the Richardson Foundation and David […]

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He Named Me Malala: A Voice for Girls’ Education

October 5, 2015

In October 2012, the shot was heard around the world. Three years later, Malala’s message continues to ring in our hearts and minds as she leads the fight for universal girls’ education. To documentary film lovers everywhere, here’s a new one for you: He Named Me Malala. Premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival, the […]

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A Lot Can Happen in a Year of Empowerment

August 28, 2015

As we wrap up the Year of Empowerment, we want to say a huge thank you for all your incredible support.

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Schools Across Canada Create MAJOR Change!

July 3, 2015

When it comes to fundraising for a cause that leaves a lasting impact, schools across Canada have definitely ‘goat’ this.

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Happy 20th Anniversary Free The Children

April 20, 2015

It’s hard to believe that 20 years have passed since Craig Kielburger reached for the comics in the Toronto Star and instead came across the story that started it all: young 12-year-old child labourer, Iqbal Masih, murdered for speaking up for children’s rights. Four days after Iqbal’s death, Craig told Iqbal’s story to his Grade […]

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The ‘Card that Cares’ has reached an Impact Milestone!

April 14, 2015

On the average day, people across Canada make hundreds of thousands of transactions using their debit cards. Increasingly, we are seeing a shift to online purchases for our everyday items – from an iTunes song or app purchase to loading your Starbucks or Tim Horton’s coffee card or even paying your phone bills.  In order […]

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How You Can Fundraise Like a Champ

March 12, 2015

In just one month, Palliser Heights School in Saskatchewan raised more than $15,000 for a Free The Children project. Obviously, we were totally wowed!

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The Sweetest School: Clarkson Chargers Bake for Change

February 13, 2015

The Clarkson Chargers of Clarkson Secondary might be a tiny school, but they are definitely mighty when it comes to making a difference (or should we say baking a difference?!).

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Celebrating Haiti Five Years Later

January 12, 2015

Five years ago today, Haitians in and around the capital city of Port-au-Prince were devastated by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake that killed over 230,000 people and left hundreds of thousands more injured or internally displaced.

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Luke's Lights Brighten Days

January 11, 2015

Recently, our Haiti team held a special workshop in the community of Marialapa, and gave out dozens of new solar lights as part of our partnership with Unite To Light.

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