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Back to the 90s Fundraiser with the Totally Rad #CCPR Students

Thanks again to our friends in the Corporate Communications and Public Relations program at Centennial College! On December 2 these thoughtful and generous student leaders hosted the amazing Back to the 90s fundraising event, which raised more than $1500

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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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How Peer Project Mentoring Works

Curious how Peer Project mentoring works? Here’s a picture of how our matches get put together and the incredible journey our mentors and mentees get to travel together.

The power of a positive friendship can help kids do better in

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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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I Truly Believe In Mentoring: Sally Spencer, Peer Project CEO

Sally Spencer is the CEO of the Peer Project, and has been working to make a difference in the lives of youth for the past 27 years. In this video, Sally talks about her belief in mentoring and how the

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Training the Mind and The Body with Peer Project Mentor Bradley

When Bradley was in grade 3, his parents were getting divorced. It was an experience that really upended his life. To help him deal with the situation, his parents brought in a mentor for Bradley to talk to. The experience

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Yay for the Peer Project! A Life-Changing Mentee Story by Tommy

This story was originally written by Tommy S. in 2010. Tommy was a Peer Project mentee, and this his “life-changing” story.


When I arrived in Canada almost two years ago, I didn’t know the language, I had no friends,

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