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5 questions with non-profit leader Deanna Lentini of Fix the 6ix

Fix the 6ix is a grassroots organization that addresses poverty in Toronto. Launched by students at York University, Fix the 6ix's philosophy is that Toronto belongs to everyone. The organization's two major programs are: ReGiftcard, which invites people to donate ...
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Send messages of hope to Northern youth to prevent suicides

Twoey Gray, a student at Ryerson University, has kick-started a campaign to send messages of encouragement, positivity, and hope to young girls living in Wapekeka, an Indigenous community of 400 in Northern Ontario. “I decided to start the project after ...
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5 Questions with Non-Profit Leader Brittany Stokes, Co-Founder of Project Orphans

Project Orphans is a non-profit organization, established in October 2012, by co-founders Brittany Stokes and Christina Yarid. Since 2012, Project Orphans has built family style homes for orphans in various countries including Brazil, Haiti, Guatemala, and Uganda. The homes provide ...
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This social impact startup aims to focus on abilities over disabilities

For some businesses, having a social impact and promoting an inclusive society isn’t always easy. But for one Kitchener-based startup, achieving just that is its primary goal. Tee Talent, a company based in the City of Kitchener, aims to create ...
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