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Thank you!

We're celebrating YOU this World Gratitude Day

Today is World Gratitude Day! With families gathering soon for the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to say a heartfelt THANK YOU

Because of you, over 3 million meals have been served and over 35,000 children supported in their primary school education. Learn more about your impact.

Miigwetch - "Thank You!" 
From the Kindergarten class at Kikendaasogamig Elementary School, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

The Garden Girls: Zero Hunger Heroes

Jayla, Jaelie and Kaylie are taking care of Mother Earth

Garden Girls Jayla, Jaelie and Kaylie have spent this summer practicing their green thumbs in Waywayseecappo First Nation.

"I like looking after Mother Nature," says 8-year-old Jayla.

Teaming up with their grandmother, Glenda, they've been learning traditional ways of gardening that had been lost for some time. Read more

A supportive network

Former sponsored child Addis Hiwot says "Thank You"

Addis is a former sponsored child who is now studying for a degree in computer science. 

Growing up, Addis didn't think she could succeed at school, especially since her mother could not afford the necessary school supplies.

That all changed when she became a sponsored child. Find out why

When is a seed more than a seed?

You helped change Madam Ansha's life

Madam Ansha lives in the Eastern Amhara region of Ethiopia. As a subsistence farmer, she often couldn't grow enough to feed her family year round or earn enough to keep her children in school. 

Now, a new type of seed has transformed her life. Find out how

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day

Come together in the spirit of reconciliation

Join us on Orange Shirt Day, a day for children and communities to learn about the effects of residential schools and promote reconciliation.

The name is taken from the story of Phyllis, a young girl whose orange shirt was taken away from her on the first day of residential school.

Show your support by wearing an orange shirt and joining an event in your community. Learn more

Photo: First Nations School of Toronto

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Catherine reads aloud
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Seven-year-old Catherine wants to be a doctor when she grows up - but first, she's mastering reading. Watch now
Brand new classrooms
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Going back to school will be extra special for the children of Masindi District in Uganda this year. They now have a brand-new classroom block! See the photos
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