NEWS AND STORIES

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Webinar: industry experts discuss gender equity and women’s health

December 13, 2022
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Join Elise Sohmbella, Richard Luwaga and Dr. Vida Shehada in a discussion about youth education, menstrual health and women’s rights. This free webinar happens on Zoom, on Friday, December 16, at 10 am.

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Your winter clothes donations are helping Ukrainians

December 7, 2022
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Keep them coming! We thank each and every one of you who donated winter clothes for some of the families we welcomed from Ukraine. We are still looking for donations in good, wearable condition.

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OngiJangee: 32 new children sponsored and $2,507.92 for Wishing Well

November 8, 2022
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The award-winning choir, OngiJangee, performed eight concerts in London, Toronto, and the Kitchener-Waterloo area for our child sponsorship program in the Dominican Republic. The event also raised funds for clean water in Zambia.

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Pumpkin Spice 5K raised $2,868.23 for clean water!

November 7, 2022
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We are so close! Through our Wishing Well project, we need $3,000 to build one well in a rural area in Zambia. Want to help?

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Winter Clothing Appeal for Ukrainian families

November 4, 2022
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We are looking for donations of spare winter clothes in good, wearable condition, to be passed on to some of the Ukrainian families who recently arrived in Canada.

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The GN Global Partnership Annual Conference (GPAC) 2022 starts today

October 24, 2022
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Today is the start of the Good Neighbors Global Partnership Annual Conference (GPAC) 2022. The event is happening in Seoul, South Korea, until October 26, and it is the first face-to-face conference after the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff all around the world can watch the live broadcasts.

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Our 5K: Pumpkin Spice and everything nice!

October 20, 2022
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Our in-person run happened on October 8 at Greenway Park. Thank you all for participating, supporting, and volunteering! You can still #step4water! Virtual spots are available until October 31. You can run or walk from anywhere in Canada. Read more about the event, the cause, and how you can still join.

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Chef on Call creates Donator Burger for Wishing Well

October 4, 2022
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Who’s hungry? Chef on Call London is helping us #Step4Water this October! For every Donator burger sold this month, they raise $2 for our Wishing Well project for clean water! Read more about this delicious burger.

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Thank you, Telus, for supporting us!

September 20, 2022
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We are excited to announce that we have received a grant from Telus! In response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, the Telus Friendly Future Foundation is supporting efforts to provide assistance to families and those displaced by the conflict.

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