NEWS AND STORIES

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Violence against aid workers: why does it happen?

August 19, 2020
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On this World Humanitarian Day, we want to honour workers who provide support for people in need and shed a light on the issues that led workers to get killed or injured while performing their work.

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Heroes from Home: helping people in Guatemala

August 6, 2020
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The next episode of Heroes from Home will feature our amazing and crazy-talented ambassador
Chad Price, the fantastic Cindy Quick and many artists from around the world! – August 14 at 9:30 PM EST via Facebook Live (via Good Neighbors Guatemala – @ gnguate)

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COVID-19: $23,105.91 raised for food relief!

August 5, 2020
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Thanks to our supporters, we helped feed our community in London, ON during the worst time of the pandemic. Our amazing donors gave assistance to: Mission Service shelters, the London Food Bank, and Meals on Wheels’ clients – with meals prepared by Youth Opportunities Unlimited (pictured above, before quarantine). This is what we call local love!

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Good Neighbors supports victims of domestic abuse

July 13, 2020
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The Good Neighbors shelter in the US provides a safe haven for women and children.

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge: over $1,000 donated!

July 7, 2020
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We would like to thank you all one more time for participating in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge 2020.

Even though we didn’t win the grand prize of $20,000, your donations in June through the campaign reached a total of $1,250.40 to different projects and campaigns!

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Good Neighbours offers emotional support for kids

June 10, 2020
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Good Neighbors is providing phone counselling for children in South Korea and is distributing a kit to help with mental health.

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What do you know about food safety?

June 5, 2020
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Although we often take food safety for granted, this is also an issue in developed countries. People just normally do not think about it unless they get food poisoning.

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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge in June: we are in!

May 28, 2020
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All online donations in June via the Great Canadian Giving Challenge are automatically considered ballots for us to win a $20,000 prize from CanadaHelps! You could be helping us feed more people in London, Ontario, and also in Guatemala through our COVID-19 Food Relief efforts (minimum $3 donation required).

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Our donation of hand sanitizers and paper towels

May 27, 2020
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Three 20L pails of hand sanitizer and twelve units of paper towels (6-packs) were donated to Meals on Wheels London this Tuesday. We are truly glad to be helping seniors and people with disabilities during this difficult time.

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