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February 1st, 2013
Congratulations to 18 year old Alaine from Hamilton, ON! Alaine’s amazing entry secured her a seat next to Tyler Shaw on Me to We’s upcoming volunteer trip to Kenya, where Alaine and Tyler will help make a difference in a local community. Check out Alaine’s inspiring entry video and essay on learn how she’s committed [...]
December 19th, 2012
There’s still time for you to enter to win a trip to Kenya with Tyler Shaw and Free The Children! Even if you can’t sing, you have a voice. Help lead change! Tell us what you’re doing to live positively and make a difference. Answer some questions and feel free to submit a video, and [...]
July 6th, 2012
Longtime Free The Children supporters and friends Nelly Furtado and Spencer West teamed up for Furtado’s new lyrical video for her single Spirit Indestructible off the singer’s upcoming album of the same name. West, a double amputee, got involved with Free The Children after high school and quickly became one of the organization’s most recognizable [...]
March 7th, 2012
In what is possibly my favourite relationship from the series, today we see Katniss and Cinna meet for the first time in a clip showing the Hunger Games tribute and her stylist discussing Katniss’ unveiling ceremony in the Capitol. Lenny Kravitz, who is the bad ass choice I hoped for to play Cinna, stopped by [...]
November 8th, 2011
In 2010, over 100,000 youths from 820 schools took Free The Children’s Vow of Silence and remained silent for a combined total of 932,164 hours, equivalent to 82 years. This year’s Vow of Silence campaign begins on Wednesday, November 30 at 3:00 p.m. and runs for a 24 hour period ending Thursday, December 1, at [...]
December 25th, 2010
Watch into MuchMusic’s special presentation of Degrassi In India on Wednesday, December 29 at 8pm ET! In August 2010, through the continued partnership with Free The Children, fourteen Degrassi cast members helped build a school for an impoverished community in Udaipur, India. When not working on the educational facility, the cast immersed themselves in the [...]
October 4th, 2010
After packing the Air Canada Centre with students from across the province, who were entertained and inspired by everyone from K’Naan, to Vancouver 2010 Olympian Alexandre Bilodeau, to the cast of Degrassi, and Deepak Chopra, fans, volunteers and celebs kept the positive party going in the parking lot of the MuchMusic Headquarters.
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Tags: Alexandre Bilodeau, degrassi, down with webster, free the children, jesse giddings, k'naan, liz trinnear, sarah taylor, the buried life, we day
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September 29th, 2010
Thursday September 30 is WE DAY in Canada and in celebration MuchMusic is inviting fans to visit with their favourite celebs and WE DAY supporters from 5-6pm ET in the MuchMusic headquarters parking lot at 299 Queen St. West in Toronto. MuchMusic VJs Sarah Taylor, Jesse Giddings, and Liz Trinnear will chat with Marc Kielburger from Free the Children, Down With Webster, the cast of MTV’s THE BURIED LIFE, and other WE DAY speakers while they meet fans, sign autographs, pose for photos, and talk about how youth are making a difference.
Tags: down with webster, free the children, jesse giddings, liz trinnear, Marc Kielburger, sarah taylor, the buried life, we day
Posted in Celebrities & Pop Culture, Concerts & Events, Liz Online, MuchMusic Guests | Posted by Allison
January 20th, 2010
Watch MuchMusic on Thursday January 21 at 7pm to see a special presentation of MUCHTALKS: Haiti. The one-hour special will be co-hosted by Free The Children’s Craig Kielburger and MuchMusic’s Devon Soltendieck. Upon his recent return from Haiti, Craig Kielburger will be in the MuchMusic studio, sharing his thoughts and experiences from the disaster site. [...]
January 19th, 2010
Free The Children Background Started in 1995 after then 12-year-old Craig Kielburger saw an article in the Toronto Star that read “Battled Child Labor, Boy, 12, Murdered.” The impact of such simple but defining words made an immediate impact on Kielburger and he knew something had to be done. Kielburger and a small group of [...]