Welcome to the Keep The Promise website. Currently, 1 in 5 children in Canada live in poverty. This is a national disgrace and represents a huge threat to the future of our country. We must take action.
No child in Canada should live in poverty. Inspired by activist June Callwood’s example, Keep The Promise (KTP) is a coalition of volunteers and organizations deeply committed …
Keep the Promise welcomes your monetary contribution. Every dollar counts. All donations for the Keep the Promise 2-year campaign are received and processed through Family Service Toronto.
June described Canadian children living in poverty as the country’s ‘invisible citizens’. She knew what she was talking about. She knew firsthand how it felt to be one of them.
Born in Chatham, Ontario, she was forced to quit school at 15 in order to help support her impoverished family. She eventually became a journalist and wrote for various newspapers before being hired by The Globe and Mail where she met and then married Trent Frayne, also a journalist. Learn More
CTF’s social justice program, Imagineaction www.imagine-action.ca, is a teacher platform that provides tools and resources to facilitate the development of students’ critical thinking skills; boosts creativity with student awareness of multiple solutions for social problems; and, maximizes student potential for learning through school-community social action projects.