Help us end poverty for good!
Do you believe all kids in Canada should have access to food, education and housing? So do we, but it’s just not happening.
Almost a million Canadian children live in poverty. Let’s change that.
How you can help?
Get involved! Be a part of the solution. Here are some things you can do.
DOWNLOAD THE KEEP THE PROMISE – A CALL TO ACTION BOOKLET
We created these graphics about just how bad the situation is. Please share them! Check out the website students at Greenfield Elementary School created to get the word out: Greenfield Keep the Promise Group and the video about the Twitter campaign, #explodethefistbump launched by students at Duke of Connaught Public School.
Here is a link to video of 12-year-old Ephraim Hildebrand, a member of Millennium Kids speaking to Toronto Mayor John Tory’s Executive Committee about the city staff’s interim report on city’s poverty reduction strategy.
With your friends, family or class. How would you end child poverty in Canada?
TEACH YOUR PARENTS
Print off or email your parents three things you’ve learned about child poverty in Canada.
GET YOUR CLASS INVOLVED
Here is a link to how your class can get involved
Here is an example of what students at St. Leonard School in Ottawa created
And here is a link to some poems written by the grade 6 and 7 students at The Waterfront School in Toronto: Waterfront School Grade 6 & 7 Poems on Poverty.
We have featured different writers on our blog and they provide a variety of points of view. Please take a look.
LEARN OUR SONG: Keep the Promise Song Score & Keep the Promise Song Score Electric Bass