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Hundreds More Kids Expected to Require ‘Back to School’ Assistance This Year

For many Halton families with school-age kids, the past year has meant lost jobs, uneven at-home learning support and a struggle for basic needs. For students who come from such homes, the upcoming school year is expected to be more challenging…

CN Donates $100,000 to HLF in Support of HDSB Students

As kids head back to the classroom, the Halton Learning Foundation is thrilled to announce a generous $100,000 gift from CN in support of low-income students of the Halton District School Board (HDSB). CN has been a long-time supporter of…

HLF Joins Effort to Inspire Canadians to Think Differently about Charitable Giving

The Halton Learning Foundation has joined more than 80 charities, financial advisors and legal services from across the Halton-Hamilton-Niagara Regions to show Canadians the power they have to create positive change through a gift in their Will…

Oakville Rotary Clubs Help Students During School Closures

Oakville’s four Rotary Clubs are stepping up to ensure vulnerable students in the community are supported during school closures caused by the pandemic. The clubs have donated more than $2,600 to the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) to…

Requests to Support Halton Students up 40%

Since the beginning of the school year this September, the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) has witnessed a 40% increase in the number of elementary and high school students who need some financial help. HLF has provided support for food,…

HLF Launches Back to School Campaign; ROCKWOOL to provide donation matching

Some kids want the hottest pair of running shoes to start their school year off right, while other kids simply want shoes that fit them. With just days left until the school bells start ringing, Halton families are busy outfitting their…

HLF Grants $128K to HDSB Schools

Students across the Halton District School Board will benefit from more than $128,000 in school grants recently awarded by the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF). The grants will support programs and learning resources in Media Literacy, Numeracy,…

AIM Recycling Hamilton Donates $250,000 to Support Halton Students

The Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) celebrated its 15th Annual Benefit Bash on November 1 with a momentous announcement – a donation of $250,000 from American Iron & Metal, and its local division AIM Recycling Hamilton,  in support…

Back to School Campaign Helps Level the Playing Field for Kids

Parents know that sending kids back to school can come with a hefty price tag for new clothes, school supplies and activity fees. For low-income parents, however, these additional costs are often beyond their means. Before the bell rings…