Small Hands, Big Dreams
In July 2021, more than 500 children from vulnerable communities in the Palestinian Territories attended a Right To Play-lead summer camp with activities designed to help them cope with and heal from trauma. The summer camp is part of the TOGETHER program, which was made possible with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada and implemented in partnership with UNRWA.
2nd Annual Virtual Quiz: A Night of Stories, Friendly Competition and Fundraising Success!
On November 17, 2021 Right To Play Canada hosted its second annual Virtual Play Quiz: Trivia for Charity, to resounding success!
Empowering Girls Through Sport and Play in Senegal
Superstar footballer Sadio Mané provides an assist as Global Ambassador to Right To Play, working to increase gender equity in Senegal by using the power of sport and play to help girls achieve their dreams.
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Depression, anxiety, and behavioural disorders are some of the most common mental health challenges children and youth face. They are major contributors to lost school days, dropping out, poverty and other negative life outcomes. In their most severe forms, they can lead to suicide, the third leading cause of death for adolescents worldwide.
Right To Play Canada Announces New Canadian Advisory Board Leadership Positions
Right To Play Canada is pleased to welcome a new Chair and two new Vice-Chairs, Indigenous Programs
Keeping children learning and mentally strong
Important new funding from the LEGO Foundation will support Right To Play’s COVID-19 response and recovery, to help ensure children continue to have access to high quality education that is safe, active, and engaging.
MASTERMIND TOYS PARTNERS WITH RIGHT TO PLAY IN SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS YOUTH
“Play is Kids’ Work.” This is the guiding philosophy of Mastermind Toys, Canada’s largest specialty toy and children’s book retailer. At Right To Play, that’s a philosophy we firmly believe in too. And it’s why we were, and continue to be, so proud to partner with Mastermind Toys this past Spring.
2020 Annual Report
2020 was a year of significant milestones and challenges, from celebrating 20 years of protecting, educating, and empowering children to rise above adversity through the power of play, to adapting to the harsh realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is our year in review.
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