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May 13, 2019, 07:01 ET Media Advisory - Children Believe photo exhibition illustrates the strength and hope of children around the world

Resilience of young people portrayed in poignant images by documentary photographer, Juris Kornets, as part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival MARKHAM, ON, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Children...


Apr 04, 2019, 07:01 ET New Report Highlights Success of a Program That Offers Central American Children and Youth Opportunities to Remain in Their Communities Rather Than

Findings demonstrate encouraging results for a Canadian-backed migration project as the U.S. takes steps to cut similar aid to the Northern Triangle countries MARKHAM, ON, April 4, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Nov 19, 2018, 12:02 ET Create lasting change and give back this holiday season with CCFC's Gifts for Good catalogue

The CCFC Gifts for Good Catalogue offers life-changing gifts for vulnerable children and youth. Give the gift of education, empowerment of girls and youth, child protection, clean water and good...


Aug 20, 2018, 08:11 ET Finding "Hope at Home" for Vulnerable Children: $15 million Joint Venture led by Canadians Providing Hope and Solutions for Irregular Child Migration

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Recently, the horrific plight of child migrants from Central America created both empathy and outrage throughout Canada, North America and the entire world. We watched...


May 07, 2018, 14:30 ET Canadian child-advocate agency leads effort to protect children from dangers of irregular migration in Central America

Christian Children's Fund of Canada project educates and trains youth so there is hope in staying home MARKHAM, ON, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - At 14-years-old, Carlos faced a future with daily threats of...


Apr 20, 2017, 11:28 ET DUCA Financial Services Credit Union donates $25,000 to help people in developing communities access electricity

Christian Children's Fund of Canada needs your vote to pick which innovative solar project gets supported TORONTO, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Thanks to a $25,000 donation from DUCA Financial Services...


Apr 04, 2017, 08:30 ET Christian Children's Fund of Canada welcomes a new Chief Executive Officer

MARKHAM, ON, April 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC), a leading child-focused international development organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick...


Nov 14, 2016, 07:00 ET Global Survey Reveals Children Value Education Despite Major Obstacles to Learning

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Children around the world consider education a priority, despite less than ideal circumstances for learning. According to a survey by ChildFund Alliance of more than...


Aug 03, 2016, 08:02 ET Government of Canada awards $12.6 million to address the root causes of child migration

Christian Children's Fund of Canada extends its reach with partners ChildFund International and Educo MARKHAM, ON, Aug. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) will lead a...


Jul 29, 2016, 16:00 ET New leadership at Christian Children's Fund of Canada

MARKHAM, ON, July 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) has announced that Dr. Douglas Ellenor, chair of CCFC's Board of Directors, will provide support for the executive...


Jun 07, 2016, 08:09 ET Movie for a Cause: Ethiopia drought relief fundraiser to feature award-winning film on child marriage

CCFC and Soda Pictures Canada join together for special screening of DIFRET TORONTO, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in 50 years, affecting more than 10-million people....


May 19, 2016, 08:01 ET Ethiopia drought threatens 10 million

Canadians can help those suffering through worst drought in 50 years TORONTO, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Even with years of grain storage and other precautions, it's difficult to prepare for a country-wide ...


Dec 01, 2015, 08:10 ET DUCA Financial Services Credit Union Donates $25,000 for Children's Causes; Needs Your Vote to Choose the Most Innovative Project

Christian Children's Fund of Canada Holds Online Contest to Improve Education for Children in Developing Countries TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - This month, Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) ...


Nov 20, 2015, 08:00 ET NEW Global Survey Reveals Children Around the World Feel Unsafe; Canadian Adults Perceive Kids' Reality Differently

Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC), a member of ChildFund Alliance, Calls on All Nations to Keep Children Free from Violence TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Childhood should be a time of...


Dec 04, 2014, 14:40 ET TSN's James Duthie sports chicken suit for charity

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Not everyone has the pluck to step into a chicken suit and make a charitable pitch. But if you're award-winning sportscaster and host of Hockey on TSN, James Duthie,...


Nov 20, 2014, 05:33 ET One in Three Children Globally Say We Are Failing in Our Duty to Protect Them

Small Voices, Big Dreams Survey by ChildFund Alliance and Christian Children's Fund of Canada Unveils Children's Views on Child Rights MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian children place their ...


Apr 15, 2014, 11:32 ET Most unusual place to give birth in Canada is in a fast food restaurant: survey

Surprise locations for delivering babies are rare in Canada, but commonplace in developing countries MARKHAM, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - En route to the hospital, in a car, on the roadside and even...


Nov 20, 2013, 15:08 ET Seventy per cent of Canadian children are concerned about crime and violence, Small Voices, Big Dreams survey says

MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - An international survey by ChildFund Alliance (CFA) of almost 6,500 children, including 400 Canadian participants, reveals a sophisticated understanding of violence ...


Nov 20, 2013, 15:02 ET Video B-Roll Available Via CNW - 70% of Canadian children are concerned about crime and violence, Small Voices, Big Dreams survey says

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: Small Voices, Big Dreams survey STORY SUMMARY: Small Voices, Big Dreams is an international survey...


Nov 20, 2012, 09:46 ET /R E P E A T -- Unique global survey shows that pollution and natural disasters are the top two environmental concerns of children across the world/

Small Voices, Big Dreams survey hears the voices of the next generation TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - A new survey released today by Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) reveals a collective...


Nov 19, 2012, 08:32 ET Unique global survey shows that pollution and natural disasters are the top two environmental concerns of children across the world

Small Voices, Big Dreams survey hears the voices of the next generation TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - A new survey released today by Christian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC) reveals a collective...


May 08, 2012, 10:27 ET National Survey - Canada's Worst Mother's Day Gifts

A Chainsaw and Divorce Papers among Worst Gifts MARKHAM, ON, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - When it comes to Mother's Day gifts, it's the thought that counts—or so they say. Deep down, however, moms yearn for a ...


Dec 17, 2010, 05:59 ET /R E P E A T -- SMALL VOICES, BIG DREAMS GLOBAL SURVEY/

Children living in poverty tell Canadians what they want for Christmas MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - As visions of sugar plums dance in the heads of Canadian children, children living in poverty...


Dec 13, 2010, 05:59 ET SMALL VOICES, BIG DREAMS GLOBAL SURVEY

Children living in poverty tell Canadians what they want for Christmas MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - As visions of sugar plums dance in the heads of Canadian children, children living in poverty...


Nov 17, 2010, 05:59 ET SMALL VOICES, BIG DREAMS - GLOBAL SURVEY OF CHILDREN - Global Survey of
Children in Developing Nations Finds Them Hungry to Learn - and Just

Children from 30 developing countries tell Canadians how they can help this year MARKHAM, ON, Nov. 17 /CNW/ - As the end of the 2010 tax season approaches, many Canadians are thinking about how they...