Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, we stand with more than 550,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in 80 countries and geographic areas. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance.
Quebec and Eastern Canada Stores fundraising for Breakfast Club of Canada
Accredited by Imagine Canada for its effective governance, the Club provides much more than breakfast: its approach is based on commitment, self-esteem and capacity development using an optimal formula adapted to local needs. Breakfast Club of Canada helps feed more than 243,500 children and youth in 1,809 schools across the country.
To help families struggling with food insecurity during the pandemic, Breakfast Club of Canada has allocated over $9 million to over 1,100 schools and community organizations across the country. Through these grants, smaller community-based organizations can distribute food in many different ways – some are providing food hampers, other backpacks and premade meals, others it’s a grab and go bag that is distributed at schools or even gift cards to grocery stores. There are so many different methods, tailored to each communities’ needs and capacities.
Western Canada Stores fundraising for Boys and Girls Club of Canada, United Way, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, Salvation Army and others.
The Boys and Girls Club of Canada’s mission is to provide safe, supportive places where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.