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Walking School Bus Gets Rolling

Walking School Bus

Our answer to the clean air challenge is to encourage walking, cycling or rolling as a component of school travel. 

Making A Big SWOOPing Difference

Through Southwestern Ontario Outreach Project (SWOOP) of The London Jewish Film Festival, students in London and Middlesex County are making the connection between one of human history's most...

Developing Leadership Through Sport, One Youth at a Time

“To put it simply, sport transforms lives.” ~ Thérèse Quigley, Director of Sports and Recreation Services at The University of Western Ontario and steering committee member of the London Sport...

Environmentalist Sister Margo Ritchie Receives Ivey Award

Sister Margo Ritchie doesn’t just think locally and act globally; she acts locally too. Don Gordon, former Executive Director of the Thames Talbot Land Trust nominated Sister Margo for the...

Daily Bread Goes Green With a Little Help

How can people in need also be leaders in their community? By using cloth or recyclable bags. Each month, The Daily Bread uses over 2,000 bags to distribute food to families in need. Until recently,...

Delicious Dishes: A Cookbook by Youth, for Youth

Thanks to a program supported by London Community Foundation, youth from the Westminster Optimist Centre and from Southdale/Millbank Housing complex site worked together to produce and sell a...

Magic Smiles: An Innovative Project Bringing Dental Service to Those Most in Need

It’s a bit of magic. We go into an empty room and an hour later we’ve got four or five dental chairs with people operating. Three hours later, we take it down and we’re gone again!” Dr. Ken Wright...

Using Sports to Guide Local Youth to a Bright Future

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London Community Foundation funds youth program to develop leadership through sport. On Saturday March 27th, twenty four students from eight London high schools were the first to graduate from the...

Supporting Neighbourhood Building in Low-income Neighbourhoods.

London Community Foundation has been supporting neighbourhood building in low-income neighbourhoods for many years, and the impact is visible. This is about relationship building. It’s about us...

GO GIRLS!

London Community Foundation provides support for the Big Sisters Healthy Body, Healthy Minds program. Adolescence can be tough – especially for girls who are facing the issues of today’s world. The...