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Let’s Make Canada’s 150th Anniversary Count. Tell us how you will #Make150Count
We’re inspiring thousands of young Canadians across the country to make a difference in their communities by giving them $150, no strings attached, and asking them to do something great with it.
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Let’s celebrate Canada’s 150th by celebrating the people who will shape its future.
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Jordyn, from Winnipeg, raised even more money and used it to donate food, clothing and gifts to two deserving families.
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St Mary's, ON
Jackie from Welland ON, supported a new immigrant family from Palestine.
“I bought supplies and baked cookies to support a local women’s shelter.”
Norris Arm, NL
“I gave out 150 cups of coffee to the people in my community”
“I used my $150 to rent a costume and surprise kids at the hospital”
“I bought gym equipment for a local elementary school.”
Caitlyn and Justin
Cole Harbour, NS
“I supported an emergency shelter for youth to go and feel safe”
Swift Current, SK
“I planted a pear tree in a Toronto primary school’s garden to promote urban green space.”
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“I curated an open photo-shoot to help girls across the GTA feel empowered and beautiful.”
“I helped arrange a shoe giveaway for those who can’t afford seasonally appropriate footwear.”
“I sponsored a youth soccer game, with medals and gifts for players and coaches.”
“I organized an open gym day where anyone was welcome to be a part of our pickup basketball games.”
“We played a mini concert for the senior citizens of my community, and surprised them with flowers at the end.”
“I used my $150 to facilitate an adoption themed paint night for a youth group I lead as part of the Adoption Council of Ontario. We’ll auction off the art to raise funds and awareness for adoption.”
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