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News Alert: Right To Play Office in Gaza Severely Damaged by Air Strike
Right To Play is deeply distressed to report that our office in Al Remall Al Janoubi, Gaza was severely damaged by an air strike on October 10. Thankfully, no staff members were in the office at the time of the incident.
Play’s Powerful Impact on Psychosocial Wellbeing
For many children, crisis is the new normal. Severe stressors can inhibit brain development and a child’s ability to learn, limiting their future. Play is one of the most effective ways to support children’s psychosocial wellbeing.
Transforming Lives Through Play with Mastermind Toys
Since 2021, Mastermind Toys has supported Right To Play and the PLAY Program through their namesake brand of toys and games via their Play Guides. This year, we are thrilled to announce that Mastermind Toys is donating over $25,000 to the Promoting Life-Skills In Aboriginal Youth (PLAY) program, totaling over $55,000 raised since 2021!
2022 Annual Report
Conflict, climate change, economic instability, and the effects of COVID-19 continued to endanger children in 2022. Thanks to our supporters, we protected, educated, and empowered more than 2.78 million children in 15 countries around the world in last year.
'Burnin' Barrels & Brisket' Charity Shoot Raises $75,000 for Right To Play!
We are thrilled to share the success of the 2023 'Burnin' Barrels & Brisket' Charity Shoot, held on June 15th at the Wapiti Shooters Club in Grande Prairie, AB. Thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of the fundraisers, the event raised an impressive total of $75,000 in support of the PLAY Program!
What works to improve PLAY programs in Indigenous communities and Urban Organisations?
"Improving PLAY Programs in Indigenous Communities and Urban Organizations" is a new resource developed by Right To Play’s Indigenous Programs Monitoring and Evaluation Team. For over ten years, Right To Play and locally hired Community Mentors have implemented play-based programs for children and youth across 75+ Indigenous communities and organizations in Canada, and this report shares valuable insights and strategies to help improve program delivery in the communities we serve.
Bridging the Gaps Caused by Displacement
Displacement creates many gaps in children’s lives: children who are refugees are more likely to be out of school than their peers. They are more likely to experience fear, anxiety, and other mental health issues. It can be easy to lose hope.
The Indigenous Programs Seasonal Report is Here!
Right To Play is grateful to partner with 75 Indigenous communities and urban organizations across Canada to promote life skills through play-based health and well-being practices. This report shares a snapshot of the impact of Indigenous Programs from over the past fall/winter, including updates from trainings, ice fishing and an MLSE hockey workshop.
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