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Friends With Hearts

We are not a registered charity; we are a global community of friends working together to restore the magic of Christmas for families in need.

Starting from a simple idea in 2011, Friends With Hearts had it’s beginning in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and we invite you to join our movement and start up your own FWH group in your hometown.

According to a report released in 2012 by the Hamilton Community Foundation, there are some neighbourhoods within Hamilton where poverty rates are at less than 6% and others where it hovers at more than 40%. For many families, this means that Christmas morning will be absent of gifts, including basic necessities and the small luxuries that characterize the excitement of the season.

We know that this stat is equal if not possibly worse in other cities and we hope to help those in need.

This is where Friends With Hearts finds its purpose.

By raising funds on behalf of local charities/organizations, we are able to support families who are enduring difficult circumstances and offer hope to the children who feel it the most.

100% of the donations go towards the families.

Click here to learn more about how to start your own Friends With Hearts group.

2011 – Where it all started

2011 Stats

Number of Friends involved: 43

Amount raised from donations: $1426.50

Number of people sponsored: 8 people over 2 families

2012 – Friends With Hearts is born

2012 Stats

Number of Friends involved: 62

Amount raised from donations: $3045.00

Number of people sponsored: 23 people over 4 families

2013 – Expansion into Vancouver

2013 Stats

Number of Friends involved: 165

Amount raised from donations: $11233.44

Number of people sponsored: 101 people over 38 families

Cities Involved: Hamilton, Ontario, CAN | Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN

We invite you to join our circle of friends. Click here to start your own FWH group

Join our cause as we bring hope to families this Christmas.

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