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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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La Palangana's student, in El Cedro, Guatemala.

Minds in Bloom fundraiser tickets are on sale

January 24, 2020
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Good Neighbors Canada is joining hands with Western University’s Faculty of Education to improve the quality of life for children, youth and families through mental health and educational support, locally and globally.

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Kids in Bangladesh

Thank you! Save a School raises over $42,500

January 10, 2020
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Save a School raised $42,553.62! A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to this cause. 200 kids will be able to have access to quality education.

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2019 Retrospective: the year at Good Neighbors Canada

December 30, 2019
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We were busy in 2019! Here’s a look into the great year we had. We are looking forward to 2020 and we’d like to wish you all a wonderful new decade! Thank you for your support!

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Purdy Natural gives back

Purdy Natural supports Better Life for Girls with exclusive soap bar

December 14, 2019
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Purdy Natural is donating 50% of sales of an artisanal soap bar created exclusively for us: our very own Better Life for Girls! The soap created is made of pink kaolin clay and a blend of essential oils of peppermint and grapefruit.

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