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The Greater Good

The Greater Good

In the wake of tragic events such as fires or floods, the CFAX Santas Anonymous Society acknowledges the profound impact on children and youth within our community. Recognizing the vulnerability that arises from such circumstances, our dedicated Funding Committee takes proactive steps to assess and respond to the needs of affected children. It is our mission to provide timely support and assistance to ensure that no child faces adversity alone during these challenging times. Furthermore, while British Columbia's health program funding provides essential support, it may not always cover critical health issues faced by children and youth, putting families at...

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Sport and Summer Camps

Sport and Summer Camps

Sport and Fun for Kids! Ensuring that every child has the opportunity to experience the joy of play and the sense of belonging is paramount. However, for many families, financial barriers can pose significant challenges to accessing these essential aspects of childhood. That's where CFAX Santas steps in with unwavering dedication. We are delighted to be able to support local programs that provide subsidies, ensuring that children and youth from all walks of life have the ability to learn, grow, and participate in enriching activities. By partnering with these programs, we not only break down financial barriers but also foster...

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Education

Education

Navigating literacy and numeracy can pose significant challenges for children living in poverty. The impact of housing instability and household stress can seep into the mental well-being of these children and youth, hindering their ability to learn effectively. In our community, programs aimed at supporting education, such as tutoring for struggling learners, often find themselves grappling for funding. Additionally, initiatives promoting early learning literacy tirelessly endeavor to provide families with books to foster a nurturing learning environment at home. Recognizing these critical needs, CFAX Santas Anonymous steps in to bridge the gap where funding is scarce or hard to come...

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Child Hunger

Child Hunger

Within British Columbia, the staggering reality persists: one in five children grows up in poverty. This stark statistic underscores the urgent need for support systems to alleviate hunger and ensure these children's well-being. Schools become more than just places of learning for many of these children; they serve as vital sources of nourishment. Breakfast, lunch and snack programs provided by schools offer essential nutrition, while weekend initiatives collaborate with schools to provide additional support with food and snacks to take home. Yet, the struggle against hunger extends beyond the school walls. Families facing financial hardship often turn to local community...

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