What kinds of challenges are faced daily in our schools?
Healthy snacks to get through the day. A new pair of running shoes for speedy feet on the basketball court. Crayons to complete the drawings for a storybook. Registration fees to attend a leadership camp. A bus pass to get to a co-op placement.
These are just a few things we think all kids should have. They are also just a few of the things one in five kids in Ottawa don’t get.
Get the whole school community involved to change it.
When teachers, students, principals and parents join together, anything is possible. We need your school to create change for every student in schools all across the city. That’s because not every student is lucky enough to start their day from the same place. One in five don’t.
Together, we can shape how future generations learn to care and stand up for each other. It’s about students helping students to ensure that no one is left behind.
Here are two ways your school can help.
Give a little, help a lot