Driving global change is possible and powerful with local campus communities.
World Vision UBC promoting World Vision’s work at club fair and looking snazzy for their Winter Movie Night event! Follow their activities at @wvubc.
As the University of British Columbia’s largest non-profit charity club, the UBC World Vision chapter has begun sponsoring 4 new children in Honduras, India, Bangladesh, and Senegal. That equates to 16 children being benefitted through our Area Development Programs!
With almost 70 members, the club has built a legacy in rallying the community for change, including raising over $700 towards Ukraine’s emergency response.
Executives from U Alberta World Vision Club hosting an informative booth on child labour and giving away free Fairtrade goodies. Follow their activities at @uofawvsg
There is no better way to engage a community than through events that are fun, educational, AND impactful. The University of Alberta World Vision club has brought together students from different faculties through boardgames, crafts, letter writing for a local women’s shelter, documentary screenings, and FREE Fairtrade food like ice cream and hot chocolate!
The U of Calgary World Vision club hosting a 30 Hour Famine event, educating students on the issue of food insecurity locally and globally. Follow their activities at @uofc_worldvision
One of the best advocacy strategies is to connect a social issue’s local and global context, and the University of Calgary World Vision Club excelled in this through their 30 Hour Famine event. In collaboration with the Home Food Community Kitchen and the Food Justice Now student club, the WV club raised awareness for local needs and the global hunger crisis. They shared the importance of nutritious food over a yummy, post-fasting meal.
A new podcast by McMaster’s World Vision club. Follow their activities at @mcmasterworldvision
The challenge of being online has not deterred the McMaster World Vision club from advocacy. Instead, the club kick-started a new podcast called “Conversations with Change Makers” that aims to bridge the gap between Canadian youth and global issues. They have interviewed humanitarian workers from our field-staff in Mexico on child labour prevention to World Vision Canada’s “most frequent flyer”, our chief videographer, on his recent visit to Ukraine’s border.
Students from McGill running a Feminine Drive for Logifem Women’s Shelter and a Blind Date with a Book fundraiser. Follow their activities at @worldvisionmcgill
Collaboration between campus clubs is one of the BEST ways to combine capabilities, mobilize networks, invigorate creativity, and maximize impact to drive change! McGill’s World Vision chapter collaborated with the Department of English Student Association to run a “Blind Date with a Book” fundraiser, as well as a Trivia Night with HOSA, Heart four Heart and Heal for Hope that included FOOD SPONSORS!
Speaking of the commitment to advocate, the University of Ottawa World Vision club is dedicated to raising awareness for the world’s most pressing issues and ways to enact change. Their monthly newsletter this past year has covered everything from child labour, FMG, forced displacement, clean water, climate injustice, and more! Follow their activities at @uottawawv
Driving global change is possible and powerful when it’s done locally in communities. Join one of our 9 existing campus clubs or start your own for this upcoming fall term by contacting us or visiting www.worldvision.ca/youth/act!