NEWS AND STORIES

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Sanitation: new washrooms built in Nicaraguan community

February 26, 2021
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Good Neighbors Canada helped our neighbours have access to improved sanitation facilities. People in the community of San Jose de Gracias, in Santa Teresa, Carazo, have received 3 new washrooms this year.

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Vancouver fundraiser for Better Life for Girls

Girls supporting girls: school in Vancouver fundraises for menstrual products

February 8, 2021
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This awesome group of students from Lord Byng Secondary School in Vancouver, BC promoted a virtual raffle ticket fundraiser for our Better Life for Girls campaign in Uganda. They managed to raise $1350!

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Birch Tree Initiative

Birch Tree Initiative: supporting newcomers in London

February 2, 2021
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Under our Birch Tree Initiative, we are currently looking for newcomers and refugees in London, Ontario. We are offering the use of our Goods4Causes platform free of charge as an opportunity for people to be involved in the local economy.

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FlipGive Good Neighbors code YQLF37

Free app helps you give back when shopping

January 26, 2021
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We are on FlipGive – a free fundraising app! And the best thing? All you have to do to help our team is join with the code YQLF37 and shop for the things you already buy.

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Women from Good Neighbors cooperatives in Kyrgyzstan

Watch the “Women Steer Their Lives” documentary

January 12, 2021
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Good Neighbors’ social enterprises in Kyrgyzstan were highlighted in a TV documentary.

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10,000 masks donated to Jane-Finch Community

October 29, 2020
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Masks were donated to the Jane and Finch Community in Toronto, one of the areas where COVID-19 hit the hardest.

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Joining forces with other Canadian charities

October 27, 2020
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We are calling for a federal matching funds program via Canada Cares. With one in place, organizations would be able to double the impact of your donations.!

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A new system to better manage your donations

August 31, 2020
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We are happy to announce that we are migrating our database from Kindful to CanadaHelps, an organization that engages Canadians in the charitable sector.

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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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