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    #LoveThySelfiePledge

    #LoveThySelfiePledge™ launched on July 20th and encourages people to take a pledge to actively strive towards treating themselves better and developing a positive self-view.

    Our participants have also grown to include Cabbie Richards, Elisha Cuthbert, Trish Stratus, Colin Mochrie, Jessica Mulroney, Gerry Dee, Cheryl Hickey and more...

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  • Who’s Your Mentor?

    Who’s Your Mentor?™ is an online video series developed by Kids Now, to promote youth mentoring. We asked well-known Canadian businesspeople, community leaders, Olympians, and media personalities to talk about a mentor in their business or personal lives who inspired them or helped get them where they are today.

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  • YouTube

    #LoveThySelfiePledge

    #LoveThySelfiePledge™ launched on July 20th and encourages people to take a pledge to actively strive towards treating themselves better and developing a positive self-view.

    Our participants have also grown to include Cabbie Richards, Elisha Cuthbert, Trish Stratus, Colin Mochrie, Jessica Mulroney, Gerry Dee, Cheryl Hickey and more...

    find out more

  • Youth Making Positive Choices

    The Kids Now program equips youth with essential life-success skills that enable them to make positive choices, increase their self-awareness, confidence and communication skills. With the right skills and dedicated mentors youth have the power to reach their full potential.

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  • YouTube

    #LoveThySelfiePledge

    #LoveThySelfiePledge™ launched on July 20th and encourages people to take a pledge to actively strive towards treating themselves better and developing a positive self-view.

    Our participants have also grown to include Cabbie Richards, Elisha Cuthbert, Trish Stratus, Colin Mochrie, Jessica Mulroney, Gerry Dee, Cheryl Hickey and more...

    find out more

  • Why give?

    Our goal is to mentor over 2000 kids across Canada in the next 12 months. With your help, together, we can make a difference. Your gift will enable us to mentor more kids and give them life success skills to make positive choices.

    donate today

Kids Now mentors youth with life-success skills to make positive choices.

Kids Now builds self-esteem and leadership skills in grade 7 & 8 students to help them become confident, resilient youth who transition successfully into high school and prepare for a brighter future.​

What are we doing now?

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The ‪#‎LoveThySelfiePledge‬ campaign started on July 20th and has been delivered onto 82 MILLION TIMELINES (mostly Twitter and Instagram)!  Our participants have also grown to include Cabbie Richards, Elisha Cuthbert, Trish Stratus, Colin Mochrie, Gerry Dee, Jessica Mulroney, Cheryl Hickey and more…

We are encouraging people to take a pledge to actively strive towards treating themselves better and developing a positive self-view.  In other words: we need to stop being our own biggest bully and exercise self-compassion instead of self-criticism!

To learn more about this campaign go to: #lovethyselfiepledge


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The Value of a Mentor

Mentoring youth is one of the most impactful things you can do for others and for yourself. Watch Toronto Mayor, John Tory, and other notable Canadians share their thoughts on the value of a mentor.


Past Campaigns

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The “Positive Me Movement¨ is about encouraging Kids Now students to have fun and let their imaginations run wild.

We have created this platform to give kids an opportunity to stand up, raise their voices and take action within a safe environment.

Our 2014 theme was called A Message to Your Bully and our students created videos that are inspiring and helpful to others.

Latest from our Blog

Showing Love: #LoveThySelfiePledge
Feature in Recovery Wire Magazine
Self-Compassion Best Taught Proactively
Building Resilience In Youth

Rotary Club of Etobicoke Donation

Partnership Appreciation TDSB

Amanda Todd: Gone, But Not Forgotten

How To Start Dinner Conversations

The Power of Me—Now!

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Our focus is on Gr 7-8

Here is one of the main reasons why we focus on age 11-14… According to reports from StopABully.ca, most Bullying incidents occur within Grade 7 & 8.

With our proactive approach, kids learn strategies to effectively resolve conflict and develop healthy relationships with their peers.

To find our more and go to the StopABully’s report, click on the image below.

Bully Incident Offender Grade