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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…

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 14, 2018

When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up… Amman, Jordan. A place where we work with Syrian refugee children, providing them with safe spaces where they can learn, play and slowly begin to heal from the trauma they have experienced. Thrown into a conflict they did not create, these children have known nothing but devastation, violence and war for…

March 1, 2018

Culture Wars: “Human rights and freedoms should not be bound by class or race or economics.”

Denise Donlon C.M., War Child Canada’s newest Board member, has been a cultural trailblazer since the 1980s. From MuchMusic to Sony Music to CBC Radio, Denise has broken glass ceiling after glass ceiling to become one of the most respected figures on the Canadian cultural landscape. Beyond that, she has been a passionate advocate for

February 28, 2018

Culture Wars: Black History Month playlist

This Black History Month we have been posting a song a day from some of our favourite artists of colour. As the month comes to the end, we have created this playlist. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did putting it together. Clearly we have had to miss off some truly great

October 18, 2017

My heart is broken.

Samantha Nutt’s Eulogy for Gord Downie, published today in the Globe and Mail. My heart is broken. Shattered in ways that feel incomprehensible, though I knew this day was coming. I could not prepare for it – I did not want to accept its inevitability. Our beloved friend and Canadian icon Gord Downie has passed

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