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<center>12+ ways to gift it forward</center>
12+ ways to gift it forward

Offering a gift or a kind gesture “just because” is a simple way to lift someone else’s spirits, while lifting your own at the same time. To help you think about how you and your family might want to “gift it forward” this holiday season, here are a dozen ideas other families have tried and […]

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This holiday, #GiftGood

Where in the world can my family help? By hosting a Give a Goat Party, making a donation and even through your shopping choices, your family can support WE Charity’s sustainable international development activities.

10+ ways to keep kids busy—and doing good—when school’s out
10+ ways to keep kids busy—and doing good—when school’s out

Set your kids up for summer-break success with these fun, easy (and even—sssh!—educational) activities that help them explore social issues and give back to your community. Pick and choose from the ideas below that best fit your child’s age and interests. By Tamar Satov Have a ball Help your budding Jose Bautista find a local […]

9 Video Games for Socially Conscious Kids
9 Video Games for Socially Conscious Kids

Move over, Mario, and farewell, Fortnite: Here are a dozen games that can help your kids plug-in to social issues—and set them on a lifelong path of doing good. By Tamar Satov Video gaming often gets a bad rap, particularly when children are the ones in front of the screens. But it turns out there […]

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WE Take Charge

Plant a garden or organize a community clean-up to raise awareness ofenvironmental issues and help protect the planet. WE Take Charge Earth is our home—a home we currently share with nearly 7.5 billion people, a figure that’s expected to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050. As the population increases, so does the strain on the […]

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WE Walk For Water

Organize a water walk in your neighborhoods to inspire positive change on global water issues.Just $25 gives one person clean water for life! WE Walk For Water How far would you walk to collect clean water for your family? Every day, women and children around the world spend 200 million hours fetching water from the […]

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WE Bake for Change

Host a family bake sale to raise money for developing communities through WE Villages. WE Bake for Change Put on your aprons, whip up some yummy treats, and plan a bake sale to raise money for life-changing projects in WE Villages’ partner communities. Taking part in WE Bake for Change is a simple way to […]

11 simple ways for your family to make a difference right now
11 simple ways for your family to make a difference right now

Read through these ideas for community service together, and pick one or more activities that spark your interest. They’re easy enough for even toddlers to take part in, yet substantial enough to give teens a real sense of accomplishment.

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WE Families awards

The votes are in! Thank you for participating in the WE Families awards, presented by Canadian Living. We met so many wonderful families through this contest!The winners of each award will be featured in the September issue of Canadian Living, but we wanted to give you a special preview of the amazing families who live […]

Take Action with WE Families Campaigns
Take Action with WE Families Campaigns

When families take action together, you not only have the opportunity to bond with each other, but also to give back to the community.

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WE Scare Hunger

Collect canned goods for local food banks. Fight hunger as a family this Halloween Watch this video as a family to learn how hunger affects people from all walks of life, and how you can help ensure a family has food on the table by coming together to collect food for WE Scare Hunger.   […]

WE Create Change Coin Drive
WE Create Change Coin Drive

Collect coins for sustainable development projects and make a world of change for communities looking for the opportunity to thrive.