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Adopt-A-School: Vancouver Sun Children’s fund distributed $604,000 in emergency funds last year

Adopt-A-School: Vancouver Sun Children’s fund distributed $604,000 in emergency funds last year

Today marks the start of the seventh annual Adopt-A-School campaign during which we are again appealing to readers to consider the plight of children coming to school unfed, improperly dressed...

2017/2018

Thousands of students helped by Vancouver Sun Adopt-a-School readers and supporters

Thousands of students helped by Vancouver Sun Adopt-a-School readers and supporters

The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School program has so far this year sent more than $623,000 to 85 schools across the province to feed hungry children and ensure they are properly clothed....

2016/2017

Telus donation funds technology for Vancouver special needs students

Telus donation funds technology for Vancouver special needs students

More than 1,500 special needs students in Vancouver will now have access to the latest learning technology, thanks to a donation from Telus and a grant from the Vancouver Sun’s...

2016/2017

Kids on Salt Spring Island not immune to poverty and hunger

Kids on Salt Spring Island not immune to poverty and hunger

A small notice taped to the counter near the checkout in Mouat’s hardware store in Ganges showed Gulf Island schools are no more immune to the evils of childhood hunger...

2016/2017

Young parents get a helping hand; Adopt-A-School program helps ease stress of holiday season

Young parents get a helping hand; Adopt-A-School program helps ease stress of holiday season

Baby Kellan didn’t wait for Christmas for a present, he just dipped a hand into one of the many London Drug gift bags sitting on a table in Coquitlam’s Alternate...

2016/2017

Helping with attendance a step toward graduation

Helping with attendance a step toward graduation

Joe Leibovitch has run schools in Toronto, but never had anything like Surrey’s Attendance Matters to help him deal with the professional agony of seeing a child’s future being decided...

2016/2017

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Surrey School Breakfast Programs

Surrey School Breakfast Programs

The Surrey school board needs $100,000 to feed 854 vulnerable students breakfast in 22 schools. These students would otherwise go hungry and the Attendance Matters Program is designed to encourage...

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John Henderson Elementary School | Vancouver

John Henderson Elementary School | Vancouver

Many students entering Henderson Elementary School have low literacy levels and are just not ready for school as they have had no exposure to English language reading at home. Our...

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Maple Ridge Secondary School

Maple Ridge Secondary School

Help raise funds to provide a much-needed hot breakfast two days a week at Maple Ridge Secondary School, clothing and bus tickets for those in need; and emergency food for...

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