Share the Gift of Hope

Help others see a better future, and take steps to make our community a better place.

Book Recommendations

Child aged 0 to 4 Book: Whimsy’s Heavy Things by Julie Kraulis

Whimsy’s heavy things are weighing her down, but she decided to deal with them one at a time. This story carries an important message about changing the things that weigh us down into things that lift us up. 

Find this book in your local library: Kitchener, Region of WaterlooWaterloo

Child aged 4 to 8 Book: The Color of Home by Mary Hoffman

A moving story of a young boy from Somalia struggling to adapt to his new life in America. An emotionally touching tale of transformation from sadness and homesickness, to acceptance and hope.

Find this book in your local library: Kitchener, Waterloo

Family Activities

  • Have a bake sale and donate to a cause your family cares about.
  • Talk with your child about the person they want to be when they grow up.
  • Organize a toy collection with your neighbours and donate to children in need.

Thank you for doing good! Tomorrow’s theme is food security.