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May
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Julie Toskan-Casale Recognized with Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law from Saint Mary's University

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On Friday May 15th, Saint Mary's University recognized YPI's founder, Julie Toskan-Casale, with an honorary doctorate in Civil Law. 

03
Apr
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YPI Founder Julie Toskan-Casale Delivers Inaugural Keynote at Launch of Sobey School of Business

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Julie Toskan-Casale, founder of the Toskan-Casale Foundation and cofounder and former head of global marketing and public relations for iconic M·A·C Cosmetics was the keynote speaker at the opening of the David Sobey Centre for Innovation in Retailing and Services. 

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04
Mar
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Seaquam students award $5,000 to Reach Society

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28
Jan
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12
Dec
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£8000 boost for local charities

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06
Sep
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Pupils get to name puppy

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A group of pupils from Crieff High School will have the honour of naming a Guide Dog puppy.

25
Jul
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News article: Carshalton High School girls win philanthropy award

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Four year 9 students made a presentation on how offenders can turn their lives around through education and won a £3,000 grant for a charity – the Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET).

08
Jul
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News article: Branch instructor remembered at RDA show

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The Caithness Group of Riding for the Disabled Association held its annual summer show and presentation of prizes at the Indoor Riding School in Halkirk.

20
Jun
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News Clip: Young people's initiative sees £250,000 raised for charities

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Young people from across Scotland have gathered in Perth to celebrate raising over £250,000 for local charities.

Pupils from 80 schools were involved in this year's Youth and Philanthropy Initiative which raises awareness among young people about charitable giving.

13
Jun
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News Article: High school civics students win $5,000 for Guelph youth homeless shelter

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GUELPH — What started out as an average civics class project by three Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute students ended up netting a local charity $5,000 on Wednesday.

03
Jun
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News Article: Durham teens win thousands for charity

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31
May
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News Article: Stratford's Northwestern Secondary School holds Youth Philanthropy Initiative competition

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Simple Dreams founders Ruth and Richard Kneider had big hugs for Sarah Hagarty and Rachel Pearson after the Grade 10 students won $5,000 for the Stratford-based charity Friday.

08
Mar
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A YPI interview with Speak-Easy!

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Speak-Easy Mag, which creates ESL magazines for students in France, contacted YPI for an interview on chariatble giving.  We were very happy to give the interview and we just received our copy in the mail! We thought the YPI students looked great.

Take a browse through the article! You can find the link here.
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31
Jan
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Pupils Win £3k for mental health charity

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10
Jan
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Can Education Combat Britian's Philanthropy Time-Bomb?

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"I never realised that every time I go to school I pass so many charities that I'd never even heard of," Basema Rehman, a year 10 pupil at Lampton School in Hounslow, tells me at an event designed to boost philanthropy amongst students at the academy.

10
Jan
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'Scheme has restored my hope in next generations'

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10
Jan
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Student Philanthropists feel like millionares

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Wood Family Trust celebrates milestone

Students at Banchory Academy celebrated a fundraising milestone yesterday with the help of Sir Ian Wood.  The Youth and Philanthropy Intiaitive (YPI), supported by the Wood Family Trust, has reached its £1million target.

09
Jan
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Scotland TV Interview

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09
Oct
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US establishes world's first dedicated school for philanthropy, while UK formal learning widespread

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"Now in their fifth year [in the UK], YPI is looking to measure its impact on how young people engage with local causes. They already know that 74% of participants say they are more likely to give, and 80% to volunteer.

Perhaps it is just this type of boost to philanthropy – grassroots, educational, and inspiring, that will be needed to swell the demand for philanthropy courses at UK universities in years to come."

 

06
Sep
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Milltown open YPI yurt

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Milltown Community in Arbuthnott officially opened their new yurt on Tuesday after a donation of £3000 from Mearns Academy pupils through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative.