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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…

Help send a student back to school.

BURLINGTON, August 8, 2016 -- At just 15 years old, Kayla became her family’s primary breadwinner. With her mother battling cancer and unable to work, it fell upon the grade 10 student to get a part-time job to help support them both. Teachers…

Halton Learning Foundation Unveils New Logo and Website

Changes to Better Communicate How HLF Helps Halton Kids BURLINGTON, March 31, 2016 -- The Halton Learning Foundation has a new look, but its commitment to helping Halton students overcome financial barriers to education remains the same. Approximately…