HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Stars fight poverty

Market Watch

1824 days ago   Article ID# 1526208
Original URL

 

World Vision Canada

WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY (Market Watch) - Poverty is rocking headlines around the world, and Canadian celebrities are doing something about it. In April many of Canada's biggest names will go hungry for change as they do the World Vision 30 Hour Famine with students across the country. Along with 60,000 Canadian teens, they will fast for thirty hours, raising money to fight the root causes of poverty. The roster of stars includes recording artists LIGHTS, Danny Fernandes, Neverest, These Kids Wear Crowns and Faber Drive along with hockey players P.K. Subban and Dan Hamhuis and actor Jodelle Ferland.

The 30 Hour Famine is the world's longest running and largest youth fundraiser to fight poverty. It started in Canada more than 40 years ago. This year more than half a million students around the world will engage in poverty issues while raising money to support World Vision's long-term development work.

Each star will go hungry for one of four causes - food, water, education and safety. Fans can do the Famine with their favourite celebrity by joining their virtual group. They can also support the star's efforts by donating online at famine.ca or by going directly to the celebrity's 30 Hour Famine group page.

Recording artist Danny Fernandes and the band members of These Kids Wear Crowns will go hungry for Water, helping those who don't have access to clean drinking water: http://www.famine.ca/dannyfernandes http://www.famine.ca/thesekidswearcrowns

P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadians and singer/songwriter LIGHTS will dothe 30 Hour Famine for Food, fighting to support hungry children around the world including the Horn of Africa: http://www.famine.ca/pksubban http://www.famine.ca/lights

Dan Hamhuis of the Vancouver Canucks and recording artists Faber Drive will raise support for Safety, to defend exploited children: http://www.famine.ca/danhamhuis http://www.famine.ca/faberdrive

Actor Jodelle Ferland and recording artists Neverest will do the 30 Hour Famine for education to help children who want to go to school but can't: http://www.famine.ca/jodelleferland http://www.famine.ca/neverest

Get involved on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/30HRFamine and join the conversation on Twitter @30HRFamine.

World Vision is a leading Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the world's most vulnerable people. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

Copyright 2017 Market Watch   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1824 days ago   Article ID# 1526208

World Vision Canada    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More World Vision Canada-vision Mondiale Canada News

Meghan Markle wraps up five-day charity visit to India Prince Harry's girlfriend was on a trip to promote young women's health and hygiene

63 days ago From ibtimes.co.uk 

LONDON, U K - ...

Canada pledges $5M for Nepal earthquake relief

700 days ago From torontosun.com 

TORONTO, CANADA - ...

Charles Bauman, 23, cycles across Canada, raises over $18,000 for World Vision

810 days ago From ca.news.yahoo.com 

SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA - ...

Containers to battle malnutrition arroiving in two African countries

827 days ago From aldergrovestar.com 

ALDERGROVE, CANADA - ...

A shipment of hope to help combat Ebola outbreak

848 days ago From newswire.ca 

BEDFORD, CANADA - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  Next >> 

<< Return To Celebrity News

Action Center

China’s coasts threatened by rapidly rising sea levels

Action: Climate Change

Sea levels are creeping up as temperatures get hotter here on Earth, and China’s State Oceanic Administration just revealed w ...

Stop Mojave Desert water grab

Action: Wildlife Conservation

The Cadiz Valley aquifer is an ancient groundwater basin in the heart of the Mojave Desert. It supplies water to springs and ...

Critical orangutan habitat is in danger of being deforested for palm oil – stop this now!

Action: Stop Deforestation

The population of the Bornean orangutan has declined by over 50 percent in the past 60 years. The reason for this terrible dr ...

Stop Trump's plan to frack California's public lands

Action: Stop Pollution

Four years ago a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity shut down oil leasing on federal lands in California. But now ...

Save the vaquita -- boycott Mexican shrimp

Action: Save Our Oceans

Vaquitas -- the world's smallest and most endangered porpoises -- live only in Mexico's northern Gulf of California. After su ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.