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Adopt-A-School campaign to feed hungry children launches

Adopt-A-School campaign to feed hungry children launches

Today marks the ninth year that The Vancouver Sun will be appealing to our readers for help in alleviating one of the most serious social problems of the day —...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School campaign raises record funds for B.C. kids

Adopt-A-School campaign raises record funds for B.C. kids

This year’s Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign resulted in a record $923,774 being sent to 129 schools across the province…..more...

2018/2019

Number of hungry kids triples this year at Nanaimo secondary school

Number of hungry kids triples this year at Nanaimo secondary school

“The north end of Nanaimo used to be an affluent area but that’s changed a bit.  We see a lot of families moving in here from Vancouver and the mainland...

2018/2019

Eastside school needs funds to help feed kids

Eastside school needs funds to help feed kids

Sometimes it’s the parents who admit they aren’t keeping a safe distance from hunger. But mostly it’s the children who tell the tale, says Vanessa Mani, the Enhanced Services worker...

2018/2019

Kids at needy Duncan school “living in hopelessness”

Kids at needy Duncan school “living in hopelessness”

The problem with becoming a statistic — such as being one of the 20 per cent of children living in dire poverty in this province — is that you stop...

2018/2019

Downtown Eastside school breakfast program

Downtown Eastside school breakfast program

For those struggling to stay housed and feed themselves on marginal incomes or social assistance that’s how it’s done. Pride is an extravagance, resilience is more useful. To those who...

2018/2019

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Saint James Music Academy: Daily Nutrition Program

Saint James Music Academy: Daily Nutrition Program

The Saint James Music Academy, located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, provides classical music lessons to vulnerable children and youth attending nearby public schools in the inner city. Every child attending...

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Surrey: Safe Schools

Surrey: Safe Schools

The Surrey School District has asked The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund’s Adopt-a-School project for a $10,000 grant for emergency funds for 22 schools and more than 600 at-risk youth supported...

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Canyon-Lister Elementary: Breakfast, lunch, winter clothing

Canyon-Lister Elementary: Breakfast, lunch, winter clothing

Help this Kootenay school raise money to feed and clothe children in need....

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