2020 Scholarship Winners

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The Kindness Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the recipients of our four scholarships.  Each received $1000.00 towards their post-secondary education.  Pictures and bio's will be posted soon. The Kindness Foundation of Canada Nadine Marshall Scholarship - Jeffrey Low - Windermere Secondary The Kindness Foundation of Canada How To Do Some Good Scholarship - Sabine Fedder - Lord Byng Secondary The Kindness Foundation of Canada Della Paul Memorial Scholarship (Prince of Wales Secondary) - Paige Ingram The Kindness Foundation of Canada Della Paul Memorial Scholarship (Lord Byng Secondary) - Joni Bromige If you would like to support our Scholarship Program with a donation please contact us at: president@kindnessfoundation.com
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News Release: Nadine Marshall and How to Do Some Good scholarships are open for applications!

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Please Note: Given the current COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant closing of schools, The Kindness Foundation of Canada has extended the application deadline for the Nadine Marshall Memorial and the How to Do Some Good Scholarships.  The new application deadline will be May 31, 2020. Applications will also be accepted by email at president@kindnessfoundation.com The Nadine Marshall scholarship has been established to recognize exceptional high school graduating students, inspired by the vision of a kinder world and committed to making a difference, with a scholarship to assist them in furthering their education. It is our hope that the recognition of our recipient’s important work will inspire them to continue to be involved in similar initiatives through their post-secondary years and into adult life. The How to Do Some Good scholarship has…
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News Release: Our Kindness Counts program is now in Uganda!

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The Kindness Foundation of Canada in collaboration with The Tekera Foundation has introduced the Kindness Counts @ School Curriculum to the students at the Tekera Primary School in Uganda. Brenda Casey, President of the Tekera Foundation, took our Kindness Counts program, simplified some of the English and sent it off to the teachers at the school.  The teachers began using it right away and commented that they saw an almost immediate, positive change in the students’ behaviour as they began to be more mindful of being kind to each other.  As a thank you they have sent pictures of the students.  Look closely and you will see them wearing the Kindness Bracelets that we sent along with the Curriculum.  The Tekera Foundation’s mission is to operate culturally specific, community driven…
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2019 Della Paul Memorial Scholarship (Lord Byng Secondary) Winner: JoJo Zhang

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JoJo Zhang is a student at Lord Byng Secondary School who participates in many school clubs and extracurriculars whose purpose is to better the community. This year, she focused her energy on the Ecology Club, where students pick up litter in the neighbourhood around the school on Friday’s, and the Leaders of Hope Club, where students perform at senior homes.  She also hosted a book drive to raise funds for Syrian refugees. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and watching Harry Potter movies. In the fall, she will be attending Carleton College. 
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2019 Della Paul Memorial Scholarship (Prince of Wales Secondary) Winner: Eric Zhao

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As a graduating student from Prince of Wales Class of 2019, Eric has demonstrated that that he can balance his academic schedules with his active involvement in community activities. Making the Principal's List annually, Eric is a dedicated student with a heart for others. He contributes to the community by looking for ways to bring happiness and kindness to others. He is a Youth Leader at the Kerrisdale Community Centre where he helps solve technology issues for seniors, hosts information session on sustainable living, and plans family bonding events. He is the Vancouver District Student Council Representative for Prince of Wales, meeting school officials and helping to voice student concerns. He is also a community service student, whose job is to help look after the school's Therapy Dog and source…
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2019 Nadine Marshall Memorial Scholarship Winner: Stephanie Quon

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Stephanie is a high school senior from Eric Hamber Hamber Secondary in Vancouver. Growing up surrounded by the kindness of others, Stephanie believes we all have the capacity and responsibility to be kind, and that kindness will always carry beyond a simple action. In grade 11, Stephanie started the Sprout-Save-Share initiative, an organization that engages youth in projects focused on minimizing waste, such as collecting end-of-day produce to donate and encouraging others to be more aware of their plastic use. She is also involved in many clubs at her school such as the Compassion Club, where she organizes fundraisers and plans events that provide volunteer opportunities to students. Outside of academics, Stephanie volunteers at her local science center and children's hospital, speaks her voice on multiple youth councils, and worked…
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2018 Nadine Marshall Memorial Scholarship Winner: Christal Do

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Life is not about making an income, but about making an impact. As one of the many passionate community members from Windermere Secondary School in Vancouver, Christal has learnt that "kindness" is not simply a word, but an act of friendship. She is beyond thankful for the opportunities she's had to transform her passion for giving into true impact. Through serving and leading neighbourhood initiatives, she's learnt how although one action may not change the world, it still has the potential to change the world for one person. Thus, Christal has harboured this concept in the volunteer work she has contributed. At age 13, Christal began to credit the Tzu Chi Foundation for teaching her the values of compassion and love for others. As she distributed parcels with her dad…
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Della Paul Memorial Scholarship winner Emi

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We are pleased to introduce you to the winner of Kindness Foundation’s 2017 Della Paul Memorial Scholarship Emily Shibata! Throughout her high school experience, Emily has been an active member of her school and larger community. For over five years, she was a leader at the Haven Institute’s highly acclaimed child development program, which focuses on increasing self-awareness, social understanding, cooperation and empathy through a variety of activities and discussion. Emily was also a volunteer teacher at Telacoya Marisol Japanese preschool, where she taught Japanese for six summers. Furthermore, Emily is passionate about medical science. She has dedicated over 400 hours to cancer research as a volunteer research assistant at the BC Cancer Research Centre’s Integrative Oncology Imaging Unit. Emily was also a member of a weekly work party that…
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2017 Nadine Marshall Scholarship winner Ilsa

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We are pleased to introduce you to the winner of 2017 Nadine Marshall Scholarship, Ilsa Weinstein-Wright! Ilsa Weinstein-Wright’s longtime commitment to positive change and the promotion of kindness can be recognized in all aspects of her life. Over the past couple of years, Ilsa has completed an extensive amount of volunteer work. For instance, from 2015-2016, she was a dedicated volunteer with Covenant House Vancouver as a part of their Thank-a-Thon program. As a student at Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, BC, Ilsa has never shied away from an opportunity to get involved and be a leader within her school. In Spring 2016, Ilsa took part in a volunteer trip to Nicaragua with her school’s Global Connections Club. Leading up to the trip she assisted in hosting various events, such…
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