WHAT YOU CAN DO:
- Write, call, e-mail,
or meet with your Federal Member of Parliament to ask what progress
the government is making in fulfilling its commitments with respect
to child poverty. Similarly, organize a meeting with your local MPP
and ask for information on provincial initiatives to address child
- If you are a faith leader
or educator addressing a public audience, you may find useful material
in the Multi Faith Resource Kit entitled “Keeping Our Promise to Children”.
This was produced in collaboration with one of our partners, Citizens
for Public Justice, and is available from them for $15 by contacting
416-979-2443 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The musical recording
“The Promise” may be of interest to schools and places of worship.
This children’s anthem commissioned for the Campaign Against Child
Poverty, is available as a CD, a choral arrangement and in lyric form.
Please contact the Campaign Against Child Poverty office at 416-595-9230
- Contribute to public
education and understanding of child poverty by raising the issue
at public meetings, in community groups, with friends and colleagues.
- Volunteer at your local
food bank, community centre, help line, etc. Contact the Volunteer
Bureau in your community for volunteer opportunities.
- · To make a tax
deductible contribution, please make out your cheque to:
“F.S.A.T./Campaign Against Child Poverty” and mail it to:
Against Child Poverty
C/o 355 Church St, Toronto, ON