Get inspired by these charities making a BIG impact

| March 8, 2019

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Everywhere you look, charities big and small are making a difference in Canada and around the world. From your local animal shelter to your community food bank, charities are doing extraordinary work each and everyday. Using CanadaHelps, charities across the country are showcasing their impact by sharing how many meals they have served, how many animals they have rescued, or how many lives they have saved.

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The Newton Partnership, Inc.

The Newton Partnership, Inc. is a publicly supported, philanthropic nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to foster a network of support for children, youth and families in Newton, Massachusetts. We achieve our mission by collaborating with other Newton organizations, and together with these organizations, create free after-school, weekend and holiday activities for children and youth. We provide this support because we want all youth to have opportunities to have a great life, regardless of their circumstances. Additionally, The Newton Partnership awards financial assistance for child care to income-eligible families residing in Newton or for children who are currently enrolled in Newton Public Schools.

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Spotlight

The Newton Partnership, Inc.

The Newton Partnership, Inc. is a publicly supported, philanthropic nonprofit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to foster a network of support for children, youth and families in Newton, Massachusetts. We achieve our mission by collaborating with other Newton organizations, and together with these organizations, create free after-school, weekend and holiday activities for children and youth. We provide this support because we want all youth to have opportunities to have a great life, regardless of their circumstances. Additionally, The Newton Partnership awards financial assistance for child care to income-eligible families residing in Newton or for children who are currently enrolled in Newton Public Schools.

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