Largest New Year’s Polar Bear Dip in GTA
January 01, 2016
A festive New Year tradition and Canada’s largest charity dip, the Courage Polar Bear Dip
returns for its 31st annual event on New Year’s Day 2016. This year is on track to be the biggest year yet, with almost 1,000 dippers and thousands of spectators expected to cheer them on.
Backpacks for Syrian kids
World Vision and Staples Advantage Canada team up to help Syrian children get “back to school” in Canada.
December 17, 2015
Markham Councillors donate to Nepal Earthquake Relief
Tommy Tam of the Canadian Golf Teachers Federation, Markham Regional Councillor Joe Li and Markham Councillor (Ward 2) Allan Ho present a cheque for $51,520 to World Vision Canada’s Lara Dewar to support the aid agency’s on-going Nepal Earthquake Response. The generous donation combines the proceeds from two fundraising events organized by the councillors.
November 15, 2015
Holiday screenings give families the gift of time together
The holiday season is about sharing love, helping others and bringing your family together. The World Vision Gift Catalogue team is giving families the gift of time together, with two complimentary screenings of modern holiday film favourites: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Elf.
November 13, 2015
Six months on - Nepal earthquake survivors face new challenges
Six months after a devastating earthquake struck Nepal, World Vision continues to overcome enormous obstacles to help people in need in one of Asia's poorest landlocked nations. Since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck on April 25th, Nepal has struggled to rebuild in the face of political uncertainty and a shortage of fuel for vehicles, which has hampered the distribution of relief supplies, particularly in remote regions.
October 23, 2015
Federal election reaction from Canada's largest international NGO
As the election results become known, it's important to highlight the interest that Canadians expressed in global affairs during this campaign. Canada needs to build on its commitment to measures that improve the lives of the world's most vulnerable children, according to World Vision, Canada's largest international relief, development and advocacy organization.
October 19, 2015