World News & Stories

Change Makers Rodney Blyth takes a walk of faith
When I think about retirement, I picture myself sitting in a rocking chair on a porch. Rodney Blyth, 63, has taken a different approach. The retired school teacher walked across Canada last summer for Raw Hope.
Change Makers Youth council makes great ripples of generosity

Karen Ng didn’t set out to become a leader, but through her involvement with the Toronto Multicultural Youth Council she has impacted the lives of 15 sponsored children.

Change Makers Giving back as a way of life for teachers turned alpaca farmers
Kathy Enright and Corinne Côté have spent their lives giving back, first as teachers, and now as alpaca farmers.
Change Makers Make a splash with these costume ideas for the Polar Bear Dip

With each passing year, Polar Bear Dip costumes get more imaginative! Here are 10 ways past dippers have made a big splash. What will your costume be this year?

Change Makers Changing lives - starting with theirs
After a trip with World Vision to Honduras in 2015, mother-daughter duo Monica and Carolyn embarked on a mission to bring ethically-crafted items to the Canadian market. 
Change Makers 5 tips for conquering your first marathon
“What was I thinking?” ran through my mind several times after I committed to run the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. One way or another, though, I will cross that finish line and will stay true to my commitment to clean water for developing countries. 
Change Makers 5 ways to donate school supplies for kids

September marks the return to school for millions of children around the world. For some kids, the transition back into the classroom is easier because they have the supplies (things like books, notebooks, pencils, and backpacks) they need to enter the school year with confidence. 

Change Makers Cycling across Canada
Manjit has taken on the challenge of cycling across Canada to raise funds and awareness for girls continuing education in India
Anamul finds his voice
Anamul is from a small town where kids are taught to be silent. When he gets involved in leadership, he learns to use his voice for others.
Change Makers It takes a village
Canadians talk about what community means to them. 
Change Makers A different kind of Valentine
A World Vision Canada employee talks about how her children helped her think of Valentine's Day differently. 
Change Makers Five reasons we still do the Polar Bear Dip every year
With 32 years of experience braving the frigid waters of Lake Ontario, the Courage Brothers are Canada’s highest authority on how to keep yourself motivated this Polar Bear Dip.
From the Field Our favourite photos of 2017
Check out this year's seasonal snapshots: World Vision Canada's highlight reel!
Change Makers Forget the sales: This is the best deal there is!
This young World Vision blogger gives you the moo-down on what a cow can mean to a family in need.
Change Makers Four things I learned from spending Christmas far from “home”
A sandy Christmas can look pretty different from a white Christmas. But the spirit of giving and spending time with family is the same wherever you are.
From the Field Gift Catalogue blankets bring warmth against the chill
The gift of warm blankets is helping the children of this Bolivian community stay warm and healthy. 
From the Field Moms sew seeds of hope in Bolivia
In this corner of Cochabamba, Bolivia where urban meets rural, a group of women is changing lives, one tiny seed at a time. This Christmas, it is making all the difference. 
Change Makers Hope from the humble egg
The humble egg is making an exceptional difference in the lives of children and families around the world. 
Change Makers Five minimalist Christmas gift ideas
Five ways to make gift giving a little easier
Change Makers Beating the need to get it right at Christmas
When the pressures of the holidays seem to be too much, this article reminds us of what is important.
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