A few facts about Canadian Feed The Children • We are a wholly Canadian, independent organization • We work in direct partnership with community groups, building local skills, opportunities and strength • We have over 20 years of experience in international development and respectful, inclusive and effective program delivery • We are compact, flexible and responsive to changing community needs • We address children’s short-term and long-term needs, making community sustainability a priority • We work directly with Aboriginal communities in Canada to nourish and advocate on behalf of schoolchildren • We are a values-driven organization that supports all children regardless of race, gender, culture, religion or family background. • We are highly transparent and accountable to the children we serve and the donors who support our work • We help children thrive in Bolivia I Canada I Ethiopia I Ghana I Haiti I Sierra Leone I Uganda As a Canadian, independent charity, we are proud to partner with people who are hungry for change and committed to making childhood a healthy place to grow stronger every day. We invite you to join us in this important goal. How you can help Make a donation today - by phone, mail or online, every little bit counts! Sign up as a child sponsor - $20 a month makes a big difference in a child’s life and his/her community Sign up as a monthly donor - Everyday Heroes give monthly to help children daily - in all of the communities we support Make a Legacy Gift - include us in your will or consider tax-friendly gifts now Give the Best Gift Ever - make the thought truly count with our online gift catalogue at www.bestgiftever.ca Since 1986, we have taken a measured, holistic approach to helping children thrive. Together with community partners, we lay the foundation for what is often missing in children’s lives: good food, clean water, health care, education and a source of family income. In doing so, local skills and opportunities improve, families strengthen and communities progress. Thank you for your kind support. Take action - organize a community fundraiser, make an employee gift, become a corporate partner, get your school involved - lots of creative ways to help! However you choose to share our goals for children, we are honoured to have your valuable support. 174 Bartley Drive, Toronto, Ontario M4A 1E1 Tel: 416-757-1220 Fax: 416-757-3318 Toll-free 1-800-387-1221 Email: [email protected] Web: www.canadianfeedthechildren.ca Charitable Registration No. 11883 0983 RR0001 “ Whether it’s providing a good meal to a hungry child or livestock and tools to a farming family or medicine to save a young life, Canadian Feed The Children’s support to families and communities results in the best possible outcomes for children. What a wonderful feeling it is to be a Canadian Feed The Children supporter. My monthly contribution may not be a lot, but I know how much difference it makes to children. ” A lifetime of learning With community participation, we build schools, provide school supplies and furniture, and fund teachers’ salaries so that students have a safe, effective environment in which to study, learn and grow. The children provide their own enthusiasm as they work toward new skills and the chance to reach their full potential. D. H., Long-time donor Our programs uphold strong, vital principles, which have been adapted from the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: • • • • • gender equality environmental responsibility community ownership partnership ethical allocation of resources Precious health A child’s health is far too often compromised by poverty. To help, we provide clinics with medicines and supplies to treat illness and disease. We provide much-needed support to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS, and we offer disease prevention and health protection strategies through community and family education programs. Vital nourishment Hunger and malnourishment should not be an issue in this world, but it is. Having access to health-giving food is a child’s right that we fight to protect. Along with our long-term projects to improve a family’s ability to feed their children well and regularly, we provide immediate nutrition to overcome serious malnourishment, both in Canada and around the world. Family support Never does so little mean so much to children as when struggling parents are given a head start to generate income. Our programs give families a head start to generate income and find the means to safeguard their children’s health. For abandoned or orphaned children, we help provide solace, and all the support required to make a youngster feel safe, protected and valued. Please call us or visit www.canadianfeedthechildren.ca to learn more about our many programs for children.
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