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USANA True Health Foundation

Welcome to your Impact Dashboard

We want to offer our sincere thanks for being a part of our 35-year journey. We truly wouldn’t be where we are today without your generosity and philanthropic vision. Since you joined us in 2017, we have made incredible strides for progress right here in Canada. Keep scrolling to learn more about our progress and work together.

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Here is a video created in your honour in recognition of our partnership:

Celebrating 35 years of helping children thrive!

Together with our donors we've made a positive and lasting impact in the lives of children.

Continuing a Legacy

As we mark 35 years, we are grateful to everyone who has partnered with us to help children thrive. Your support has made great things possible for children, families and communities. We are looking forward to continuing a legacy of community-led change for children for the next 35 years and beyond.

Where your support is focused:

LUBICON LAKE BAND: YOUR IMPACT

Your investment in local food systems, school nutrition and land-based education has improved food security, alleviated hunger, and helped restore connections with languages and community traditions.

Highlights:

200 people received meals at community gatherings tied to important cultural ceremonies and events

350 Good Food Boxes were distributed

98 youth and 75 Elders participated in seasonal traditional activities which focused on teaching harvesting practices, hunting local game, fishing, trapping, skinning and more

64 community members received training on nutrition, food utilization and cooking

Two Bolivian girls working in their family garden

Thank You!

To everyone at USANA True Health Foundation. Together we’ve come together to help children thrive.

Looking forward: How can food change the future for children?

School nutrition programs

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School nutrition programs

School meals reduce hunger, prevent malnutrition, and provide essential nutrition not always available at home.

“Our kids really enjoy going to school and having that fresh meal provided for them every day. It has really supported my family.”

- Rikki, Parent, Neyaashiinigmiing

Home, school, and community gardens

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Home, school, and community gardens

Home, school and community gardens bring affordable nutritious produce to families year round.

“Community gardening is essential because everyone should be able to grow their own food.”

- Kiana, University student, Esgenoopetitj First Nation

Food forests

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Food forests

A food forest is a self-sustaining agricultural system that provides fruits, vegetables, medicines and more. Food forests can feed families for generations while helping Indigenous communities re-establish food sovereignty.

“The food forest is something tangible that the community’s future leaders can take over after we’re gone.”

- Alfred, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation

Land-based education

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Land-based education

The intergenerational transfer of knowledge from Elders to children on harvesting, hunting, fishing, preparing and preserving food teaches valuable skills that have been lost as a result of colonization.

“it's important for me because we can feed ourselves and keep the knowledge of our ancestors through many more generations.”

- Zoe, student, Lubicon Lake Band

Local food systems

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Local food systems

Community gardens and food boxes provide greater access to and affordability of fruits and vegetables, especially critical in remote communities where options for fresh produce are typically limited and expensive.

“[Local food systems] help us to feed our people without destroying the land."

- Emily, student, Ahtahkakoop Cree Nation

Community engagement

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Community engagement

Community engagement initiatives drive innovation in community development, strengthen opportunities for women in leadership and achieve tangible impact in overall health, wellness and community resilience.

“Traditions, revitalize the culture among the youth so they can reconnect with spiritual teachings and the earth.”

- Tim, community volunteer, Red Rock Indian Band

Your Impact: Getting Results

We are deeply grateful for the generous contributions of our donors, and remain steadfastly committed to financial transparency and accountability.

In 2019/2020, your gifts have made a tremendous difference to more than 200,000 children, youth, women and men in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Uganda and in Indigenous communities in Canada. Download our latest report to see how we put your funds to work.

Impact Report

About Canadian Feed The Children Today

We are an award-winning registered Canadian charity that envisions a world where children thrive free from hunger and poverty. We have been taking action against childhood hunger in Canada and around the world for over 35 years.

We partner with communities across Canada and internationally, taking a community-led approach to support them as they achieve their own long-term sustainable change.

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