NEWS AND STORIES

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Minds in Bloom postponed

Coronavirus sudden spread: Minds in Bloom postponed

March 16, 2020
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With the quick spread of coronavirus cases over the weekend, we have decided to postpone our next fundraiser, Minds in Bloom, originally scheduled for May 27. We don’t have a new date yet, but we feel it was the responsible decision to make. The health of our community is our priority.

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Coronavirus: South Korea reports recoveries

March 13, 2020
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While major events are being suspended, there are signs of progress: more than half of people infected have recovered. We are monitoring the news and will keep you updated if anything changes.

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Do you know about the energy-efficient G-saver?

March 9, 2020
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In 2020 we are celebrating 10 years of the G-saver factory launch. The environment-friendly solution that use stoves for domestic heating was developed by Good Neighbors, via the Good Sharing social enterprise.

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Monsta X donates to Good Neighbors for Coronavirus prevention

March 4, 2020
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K-pop group Monsta X donated over $110,000 to Good Neighbors Korea to help medical staff and vulnerable people infected with Coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as to help prevent new cases.

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Cashmere project: Fanshawe designs for MERRYCOOP

February 28, 2020
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This Friday, our Good Neighbors Canada team visited Fanshawe College to watch students presentations with suggestions for our cashmere project in Mongolia.

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Preschoolers and their dream new classroom

February 24, 2020
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Some of the preschoolers from La Palangana Primary School in Guatemala have drawn their dream new classroom. Aren’t they cute?

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Good Neighbors Canada at the Coldest Night of the Year walk-a-thon

February 24, 2020
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We were also pleased to be one of the event’s sponsors this year. The purpose of walking when is cold is to give people a small idea of the challenges faced by those who lack shelter during winter.

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Wishing Well: over 950 lives changed

February 10, 2020
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Three wells have been built in Zambia, thanks to a single donation of $10,000 to our Wishing Well Project last year. In one and a half years, we have built four wells in communities that didn’t have clean, readily available water.

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$6,000 donated to Australian fire-ravaged communities

February 5, 2020
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We have committed to $6,000 from our emergency relief fund in response to the Australian fires. Through Good Neighbors Australia, a total of AUD 10,000 will be donated to OzHarvest across a 6-month period.

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