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March 25, 2020

Canada’s Charities Make Urgent Ask of Ottawa for $10 Billion Stabilization Fund; Their Very Survival at Risk

Over 200 major charities form Emergency Coalition to save sector and maintain support to Canada’s most vulnerable. TORONTO, March 25, 2020 — The leaders of over 200 Canadian charities have written a letter to the Government of Canada asking for urgent financial support to prevent the irreparable collapse of the sector, and their vital programs,…

March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Response

War Child Canada has two decades of experience confronting major international crises and working in fragile and complex environments. As the COVID-19 pandemic develops, the potential impact for fragile communities already recovering from the shock of war and conflict is overwhelming. Safeguarding the interests of children will be key, as schools close and families see…

March 3, 2020

The Slaight Family Foundation announces Global Initiative for Women and Girls

To mark International Women’s Day, The Slaight Family Foundation is donating $15 million to 15 international organizations working to improve human rights and opportunities for women and girls.  War Child is honoured to be among the recipients. Thanks to this generous support, War Child will launch a comprehensive four-year program to educate vulnerable women and…

October 28, 2019

Act now for the Rohingya children

In the panic and chaos of the flight from his village in Myanmar, Mohamudul was separated from his family. The 13-year-old Rohingya boy didn’t know where his parents and siblings were, or even if they were still alive. Alone and afraid, Mohamudul made his way to Bangladesh, along with hundreds of thousands of other Rohingya refugees.…

October 9, 2019

It’s Aeroplan Miles Matching Week!

Your Aeroplan Miles help children’s futures take off. October 7th-13th is War Child’s Aeroplan Miles Matching Week, when Aeroplan will double every mile that you donate to War Child up to a maximum of 500,000 miles. Support vulnerable children by donating your miles to War Child today. Aeroplan Miles enable us to support and empower…

September 3, 2019

What if you can’t get to school during ‘back to school season’?

This week, millions of children in North America are going back to school. But for millions of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the opportunity to go “back to school” is often an unrealized dream. Seven-and-a-half million children in the DRC are not able to go to school due to decades-long instability and…

April 12, 2019

#NotOptional: War Child joins over 40 organizations around the world to uphold women’s and girls’ rights in crisis

WOMEN’S AND GIRLS’ RIGHTS AND AGENCY IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION: A LIFE-SAVING PRIORITY A JOINT STATEMENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS ENDORSED BY MORE THAN 40 INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS Download the PDF version Multiple protracted crises, increasing numbers of intra-state conflicts, record levels of forced displacement global economic uncertainty, rising inequality, and increasing challenges caused by

December 12, 2018

Triple Your Gift!

For a limited time, from now until December 31, your donation will be matched by our funders. A donation of $100 will automatically be transformed into $300! Meet Namazzi Namazzi was born near the end of the civil war in Uganda to her mother, Anna. They escaped with their lives, but not much else—no opportunities

November 20, 2018

This Universal Children’s Day, Let’s Play for Change

War Child Canada, War Child Holland, and War Child UK have come together with IKEA Foundation because of our shared belief that all children have the right to play. Regardless of their circumstances. Together we build Safe Spaces for vulnerable children. So children can play, learn and develop. LET’S PLAY FOR CHANGE Millions of children

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