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January 9, 2019

Education is more than a piece of paper

Up until recently, Razia started each day watching the neighbourhood children gather and walk to class before starting the household chores with her mother. She really wanted to go to school with the others, but her father forbade it because he was terrified she would get kidnapped on her way. It is a harsh reality…

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…

November 8, 2018

Make Something this #GivingTuesday

Do you know what’s so special about Tuesday, November 27, 2018? It’s #GivingTuesday! Celebrated on the Tuesday following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to give back. This year, we’re asking War Child supporters to make…something…anything! What do we mean? Think of something that makes you happy. Something…

November 7, 2018

War Child joins with Yemeni and international organizations to call for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

Paris, 7 November 2018 –  JOINT STATEMENT As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen to demand their governments work together to end the crisis. With 14 million men, women…

October 15, 2018

Make Your Miles Matter

UPDATE (OCT 22, 2018): We’re flying high, thanks to you! This year Aeroplan offered to match all miles donated to War Child between October 15-21 (up to a maximum 500,000 miles). You all really came together this week and donated a total of 527,589 miles—a new record for War Child! Add in the 500,000 miles that…

September 21, 2018

1-in-9 Fund Selected as Finalist

UPDATE (Sept. 24, 2018): War Child Canada is pleased to congratulate Brock Warner on this accomplishment! On September 21st, in front of a panel of judges, Brock pitched his idea of the 1-in-9 Fund: a publicly traded investment fund that directs a share of the fund’s management fees to support children and youth affected by

September 5, 2018

Emergency appeal: Crisis in Syria

Crisis in Syria: Millions at risk, disaster looming. A military offensive is putting millions of civilians in the Idlib province of northern Syria in grave danger. After seven years of civil war, this area has become the last stronghold for rebels opposing the Syrian government. Several parties to this conflict have shown an ongoing and

August 24, 2018

Call Her By Her Name

Written by: Emma Goldman AMMAN, JORDAN — The Nuzha Women’s Center is nestled within the winding streets of the urban neighborhood of Eastern Amman. Built of rough-hewn stone, it is a haven for the hundreds of Syrian refugee women who gather daily for support sessions led by War Child staff and volunteers. As the women

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