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OUR PARTNERS

The Angel Foundation For Learning

The Angel Foundation for Learning is a charitable organization that serves the needs of more than 90,000 students in the City of Toronto. Through the generosity and compassion of cor­porate sponsors and individual donors, we help children and families who are experiencing financial hardships.

Given that one quarter of children in Toronto are living in poverty, our mandate is to ensure that all students have access to the supports they need to fully participate in all education opportunities, and have equal opportunities for success. AFLToronto provides funding for student nutrition programs, school trips and leadership opportunities, school apparel, emergency funding to offset the cost of everything from basic every-day food and living essentials to short-term accommodation, transportation to medical appointments, optical care and dental treatments as the result of at school accidents, and bursaries. 

Charitable cause: Education, Health, Human Services

Visit their website: https://angelfoundationforlearning.org/ 


Blue Door

Founded in 1982 and the largest emergency housing provider in York Region, Blue Door provides lifesaving support to children, youth, adults, seniors, and families at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

To address the root causes of homelessness and to meet the unique crisis needs of individuals and families, Blue Door offers emergency housing programs, supportive counselling and case management, housing retention program, a housing to health program, and so much more.

Charitable cause: Human Services

Visit their website: https://bluedoor.ca/


Compass Community Services

Compass is an integral part of the community and provides support services to individuals, families, and children. Over 96% of our clients feel that their ability to deal with their specific situations improved significantly after treatment, which further reinforces that our services are much needed and beneficial. We are a premier provider of exceptional yet affordable and cost-effective services in the community.

The agency is committed to strengthening individuals and couples and family life for those dealing with trauma, grief, stress, anxiety, depression, and physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. We also support people with developmental challenges and those who care for them. Compass offers the only same-day mental-health clinics for those wishing to call, video conference, or speak in person with a counsellor in Guelph, Fergus, and Mount Forest.

Charitable cause: Health, Human Services

Visit their website: https://compasscs.org/


Diaspo Aide

Diaspo Aide is a registered Canadian-based NGO created by 6 women whom’s mission is to empower women and youth living  in the world’s most vulnerable communities in efforts to reduce socio-economic inequalities. We envision a world where both women and youth can attain their full potential, and we strongly believe that when opportunities meet potential change can happen.

Charitable cause: Human Services

Follow them on Instagram: @diaspo_aide


Family and Children's Services of Guelph and Wellington County

Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington County (FCSGW) is a caring network of staff, volunteers, foster families and adopting families who look out for the well-being of the children, youth and families who live in the City of Guelph and the County of Wellington County.

We are a charitable, non-profit organization that is legislated and primarily funded by the provincial Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. We are often known as the Children’s Aid Society. 

Charitable cause: Human Services

Visit their website: https://www.fcsgw.org/


Fashion Takes Action

Fashion Takes Action (FTA) is a non-profit organization established in 2007 to advance sustainability in the entire fashion system through education, awareness, research and collaboration. That means they work with the people who make, sell, buy, wear, resell and dispose/recycle clothing! They achieve this through industry programs such as the annual WEAR Conference, their work to advance circularity, our Employee Education workshops, and their Sustainable Fashion Toolkit. For citizens, they offer My Clothes My World – a youth education program that empowers the next generation with the necessary tools and resources to shift toward more conscious consumption. They believe in progress over perfection, and that collectively we must all do our part in taking action!

Charitable cause: Environment

Visit their website: https://fashiontakesaction.com


Karen's Afro-Carib Healing Space

Karen’s Afro-Carib Healing Space is a non-profit organization committed to providing holistic mental health and wellbeing services to children, youth and families identifying as African, Black, Caribbean and People of Colour, living with mental health challenges. 

Charitable cause: Human Services

Visit their website: https://karenshealingspace.ca


LOVE (Quebec)

LOVE was founded in 1993 by Sheila (Twinkle) Rudberg. Following the death of her husband by a 14-year old boy, Twinkle came to see that the youth himself was a victim of violence. Inspired to end the cycle of violence in the lives of young people, Twinkle enlisted the support of passionate members of the Montreal community to spark LOVE's first flames.

What started as a small, grassroots, youth photojournalism project running out of the basement of Montreal's Dawson College soon blossomed into a well-established national program, warmly recognized by governments, schools, corporate and community organizations for the meaningful impact it was having on young people. LOVE's programs aim to help youth thrive through workshops and activities that help develop their emotional intelligence, their confidence, their resilience as well as their leadership skills, all the while creating safe spaces for youth across Quebec and beyond. LOVE currently runs programs across Canada in Quebec, British Columbia and Nova Scotia.

Charitable cause: Art and Culture, Human Services

Visit their website: https://loveorganization.org/ 


Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer

Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer (OPACC) is a registered charity whose mission, since our establishment in 1995, has been to be the parent voice for families with children diagnosed with cancer across the Province of Ontario.

Vision Statement: OPACC will be the leading voice and expert resource for families and organizations navigating the childhood cancer journey.

Charitable cause: Health, Human Services

Visit their website: https://www.opacc.org/


Planeterra

Planeterra is the world’s leading NGO (non-governmental organization) using community tourism to change lives. They’re experienced agents of change, with confidence boosted by their 100% success rate. Their market-driven, traveller-centric model and its ripple effects ensure more money stays in the hands of local people. Put simply, it is a better kind of tourism – improving the lives of community members as they provide the traveller with better experiences. When travellers win and communities win, so do travel companies and destination governments.

Charitable cause: Community Development, International

Visit their website: https://planeterra.org/ 


Project Communautaire de Pierrefonds

Projet Communautaire de Pierrefonds (PCP) is an impact-focused, community-centric organization providing programs and services that offer social, academic, linguistic, and emotional support to vulnerable families and children across the West Island. Established in 1995, PCP is a community organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. They strive to be deeply sensitive to, and respectful of, the needs and aspirations of families and their children. They value the diversity of individuals from all ethnic communities, and are committed to providing an environment of inclusivity and equality.

Charitable cause: Community Development, Human Services

Visit their website: https://www.pcpwi.ca/


Stride

Stride supports youth and adults struggling with mental health or addictions as they seek meaningful employment. Their team considers your unique situation, helping you prepare for employment, find a job, and encourage you as you begin your new job. Whether you choose to engage face-to-face with an employment specialist, attend regular workshops or receive support from a peer mentor, Stride helps you build the confidence and skills needed to find and keep your job.

Charitable cause: Community Development, Human Services

Visit their website: https://stride.on.ca/


Students Offering Support

Since 2004, Students Offering Support has united thousands of learners throughout Latin America and across Canada to work together to support sustainable global development. In total, they have provided over $2.5 million to support 235 projects across Latin America, including projects for classroom construction, school gardens and kitchens, libraries and labs, as well as playgrounds and sports courts.

Charitable cause: Community Development, Human Services

Visit their website: https://studentsofferingsupport.org/


Women's Centre of York Region

WCYR has been a driving force in York Region for over 40 years, supporting women so they are able to thrive personally, socially and economically. Their goal is to fully support each woman on her personal journey of discovery, encouraging her to fully thrive. They offer a range of programs and one-on-one support, to help foster meaningful steps and actions. All programs are provided at no charge.

Charitable cause: Community Development, Human Services

Visit their website: https://www.wcyr.ca/


6UPVolleyball Club

After realizing there was a little opportunity available for boys in the Scarborough region to play volleyball, we decided that we needed to change. Our goal is to offer a team atmosphere, develop leadership qualities and allow the kids to grow their volleyball skills in a positive and controlled environment. Our house league programming is open to both boys and girls - with all skill levels, looking to play volleyball.

Charitable cause: Human Services

Visit their website: https://6upvolleyball.com/



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