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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…

Burlington Girl Aims to Raise $1,000 to Help Halton Students

Madison Doering is on a mission to help students in need. So far the 11-year-old Burlington student has raised $450 selling snow cones, and she plans to continue fundraising over the summer. Her goal is to raise $1,000 for the Halton…

School Grants from HLF Support 21st Century Skills

  Until this year, 10-year-old Nidal had never even held a hand tool. Now, he is one of more than 900 students at Milton’s Anne J. MacArthur Public School who have embraced the opportunity to wield a hammer and junior hacksaw in…

Adam and Christine Doering Pledge $25,000 to Ensure No Student Left Behind

January 10, 2018 -- A Burlington family has made a multi-year pledge of $25,000 to the Halton Learning Foundation’s Eliminating Barriers to Education fund in support of Halton District School Board students in need. As lifetime Burlington…

HLF Provides $140K in Grants to HDSB Schools

May 30, 2017 -- Thousands of students of the Halton District School Board enjoyed new school resources this spring thanks to the generosity of community and corporate donors of the Halton Learning Foundation (HLF). HLF, which raises money…

HLF a Finalist for Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award

After months of interviews, meetings and deliberations, the Burlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for its 2016 Business Excellence Awards, and the Halton Learning Foundation has made the list for the second year in a row…

RBC Foundation Donates $40,000 to HLF to Support Mental Health Initiatives

BURLINGTON, November 21, 2016  – The Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) is pleased to announce a donation of $40,000 from RBC in support of mental health initiatives at schools of the Halton District School Board. The donation will enable…

Siemens Donates $10K to Ensure No Student Left Behind

BURLINGTON, November 14, 2016  – The Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) is pleased to announce a donation of $10,000 from Siemens Canada in support of students of the Halton District School Board. The donation kicks off HLF’s “No Student…

HLF Welcomes Ambassadors Tiger Jeet and Tiger Ali Singh

BURLINGTON, November 7, 2016 -- The Halton Learning Foundation (HLF) is pleased to announce the appointment of its first-ever Ambassadors, Tiger Jeet Singh and Tiger Jeet Singh Jr., “the Tigers”. The two renowned former pro wrestlers…