One in four children in Toronto lives in poverty.
We believe that if we improve the health and well-being of our children, they will do better in school. And, if they do better in school, they will have a better future.
Our work creates real results
million invested in students
meals served daily
students in our after-school program
free glasses provided to children yearly
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Today, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Hon. Michael Parsa and the Minister of Education, Hon. Stephen Lecce announced an additional $5 million investment in Ontario’s Student Nutrition Program and the First Nations Student Nutrition Program....
A new report by Children First Canada highlights a 29% increase in food insecurity, with one in four children lacking sufficient access to food. As need rises, Student Nutrition Programs play a crucial role in keeping children nourished. To help, visit...
Advocacy groups, teachers’ unions and food banks are calling on the Ontario government to provide a free breakfast and lunch program in schools across the province. In a letter sent to Education Minister Stephen Lecce and Children Minister Michael Parsa on Wednesday,...