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The Future is Female: Monenus and Vanessa’s just recovery for everyone

March is Women’s History Month! As CFTC supporters, you can help build a more gender equal world. For International Women’s Day on March 8th, stand with girls like Vanessa and Monenus, teen changemakers who are advancing gender equality in innovative ways. Read their stories and find out how you can help.

Read March 2021 issue



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#GoForTheGoals this International Development Week

Canada’s International Development Week is February 7 – 13, 2021! This year we’re celebrating how young people around the world are making a better world for everyone by helping to achieve the Global Goals – and how you can too!

Read February 2021 issue


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Dear Donors: “We Love You So Much.”

Here are a few special messages of thanks from the children and families you helped support last year.

Read January 2021 issue


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Records broken this Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, our donors opened their hearts and gave generously to feed children and families worldwide. Collectively, our donors raised an astounding $175,000! This is more than 3x our original goal – Thank You!

Read December 2020 issue


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Save the date for Giving Tuesday!

It’s that time of year! Giving Tuesday is Tuesday, December 1st. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic is putting 7 million more children worldwide at risk of severe hunger. Join us and mark your calendars to help feed children in Canada, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Ghana and Uganda.

Read November 2020 issue


Coming together for children

COVID-19 is putting nearly 7 million more children at risk of severe hunger. While our main focus is long term food security, children and families need immediate food assistance. We can come together to help feed children and also give them a food-secure future.

Read October 2020 issue


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“Food is drastically running out”: Robert and Maame’s COVID-19 Story

For 14-year-old Robert and Maame in Ghana, the COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging. With eight children at home, Maame is worried that she will eventually run out of food to feed her family.

Read September 2020 issue


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COVID-19: Where do we go from here?

Even as parents and communities worldwide deal with the pandemic, they are also making plans for a food secure post-COVID recovery. But what will that look like?

Read August 2020 issue

JULY 2020

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COVID-19 brings new challenges for families in Ghana

COVID-19’s effects are felt worldwide with many losing jobs and having their whole lives change. We spoke with Ahmed, a father of four in Ghana, on the challenges his family is facing in the wake of the pandemic.

Read July 2020 issue

JUNE 2020

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June is National Indigenous History Month!

June is National Indigenous History Month. Join us all month on social media as we celebrate traditional foods.

Stay tuned as we have a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT leading up to National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st.

Read June 2020 issue

MAY 2020

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Your gifts at work during the COVID-19 crisis

Children and families around the world are having a hard time accessing food and other basic needs due the COVID-19 pandemic, but your gifts are making a big difference for children who need it most.

Read May 2020 issue

APRIL 2020

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Home gardens are growing hope thanks to you

With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting access to foods for many around the world, these families can grow nutritious fruits and veggies right in their own backyards, thanks to the support of generous donors like you.

Read April 2020 issue

march 2020

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Helping end forced migration for girls in Ethiopia

In honour of International Women’s Day, we are proud to introduce a new partnership between CFTC and The Slaight Family Foundation, which will help women and girls in Ethiopia build their own empowered futures.

Read March 2020 issue