NEWS AND STORIES

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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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Stuffed animals donated to children

December 6, 2019
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Today, after volunteering at World Tailors, we surprised the women with stuffed animals for their children and grandchildren. The gifts were donated to us.

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Jordyn Taylor won a Joey Award for our Hope Letter Campaign

December 5, 2019
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Jordyn Taylor won a Joey Award for her voice-over work in our Hope Letter Campaign and we couldn’t be prouder! Congratulations, Jordyn!

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Students from Volunteer Ya!

Huron students raise money to sponsor a child

November 13, 2019
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Students from Huron University College’s club Volunteer Ya! organized a Movember Bake Sale for Good Neighbors Canada. Huron is our official partner since 2017.

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Goods4Causes has handmade items to support local communities

November 7, 2019
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The wait is over! Introducing Goods4Causes, an online store created by Good Neighbors Canada to help local communities increase their income to become economically independent. Visit www.goods4causes.ca and get some presents that give back!

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Period shaming in Nepal and its toll on mental health

October 10, 2019
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A tradition that kills women and children is still observed, even though it has been officially banned in Nepal. Chhaupadi is a banishment that sends girls and women to live in makeshift huts while they’re menstruating or right after giving birth.

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Hope Letter winners

Announcing the winners of our Hope Letter 2019

October 4, 2019
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We wrapped up our Hope Letter Campaign in Bangladesh and we want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in sending hope to Mina.

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Camp subsidy: proud mom shares her story

September 24, 2019
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“As a single mother, I don’t always have the time or the money to give my boys summer experiences that get their brains working. Subsidized day camp at the Children’s Museum gives them that opportunity.” – said Deborah, one of the parents in the day camp subsidy program.

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Making villages better through the Zero Hunger Project

September 18, 2019
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To improve the livelihood of people in rural areas and develop programs in food security, income generation, education, and
infrastructure, Good Neighbors implemented the Saemaul Zero Hunger Communities Project (SZHCP) of the
World Food Program (WFP) in partnership with Tanzanian and Bangladesh local governments from 2014 to 2018.

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