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2017 Spin-A-Thon a success thanks to our amazing supporters

They came, they spun, we conquered together!

What an amazing showing of support at our 5th Annual Spin-A-Thon. It was a huge success. With almost 100 registered spinners, we received to date 398 donations raising $34,369 to help at-risk kids.

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We are expanding to help more at-risk kids thanks to the Trillium Foundation!

Thank you to the Trillium Foundation for helping us expand our work connecting at-risk kids with a peer mentor. Your generous $698,600 Grow grant will allow us to work towards our goal of matching 450 at-risk youth with a youth

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We Celebrated 40 Years of Changing Lives at This Year’s Family Picnic!

It’s amazing that The Peer Project has helped over 30,000 kids since it’s founding 40 years ago in 1976. Being the 40 year anniversary of The Peer Project, this year’s annual family picnic was a cause for celebration!

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Kicking Off Spring With Telus Community Day Of Giving

The Peer Project was delighted to kick off spring by participating in another Telus Community Day of Giving!

Every year since 2006, thousands of TELUS volunteers have been giving back by volunteering at more than one thousand charitable and community

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National Volunteer Week: April 10 to April 16

It’s tough being a kid in an adult world and I remember very well what it feels like when your helpless, and things happen that you don’t understand and you can’t do anything about.  I can help with that.
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Table Tennis Fun with RBC Sports Day in Canada

We were thrilled to be a part of another amazing RBC Sports Day in Canada.

From November 14 to 21, over 2,000 sporting events took place from coast to coast to coast as part of the RBC Sports Day

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Help Save Summer Camp

Dear Friends,

We need your help to save summer camp!

Sign our petition and write a letter now!

For more than 20 years, Camp Northern Lights near Haliburton, Ont. has provided The Peer Project | Youth Assisting Youth with a

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Peer Project Mentor Nicole Gives Back and Finds a Friend For Life

You wake up, go to work, stay late, maybe sneak in a workout and repeat. This is a cycle that many in Toronto follow. If you like your job, it can be rewarding, but for some the job just isn’t

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Meet Leo: Cross Cultural Adventurer and Peer Project Mentor

Leo came to Canada from Odessa in southern Ukraine when he was 14 years old. He arrived with his parents and younger brother, but much of his family still live in the Ukraine, which has been plagued by fighting and

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Join the Youth Assisting Youth | Peer Project Alumni Club

Are you a former Youth Assisting Youth (YAY) or Peer Project mentor, mentee, donor, staff or board member? We’ve missed you and would love you to join the Youth Assisting Youth | Peer Project Alumni Club!

As we look forward

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