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Strengthening Volunteerism in Ontario

Through Ontario’s Volunteer Action Plan, we will work with government, not-for-profit and corporate sectors to strengthen volunteerism across the province. Highlights include:

Volunteers are welcomed and valued in every Ontario community. Here is how you can get involved:

Want to donate? Get the Facts before you give. This Ministry of the Attorney General website tells you what you need to know when you are making a charitable donation.

Getting youth involved

ChangeTheWorld Challenge

ChangeTheWorld Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge is a way for Ontario teens to make a difference in their lives and communities through volunteering. 

The 2016 goal is 39,000 young people volunteering 3 hours over 6 weeks: April 10 – May 23, 2016.

13-year-old Bilaal Rajan is among 11 outstanding Ontarians to receive the province's Medal for Good Citizenship

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Other activities and important information for young people

Honouring volunteers

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Each year, we provide Honours and Awards to dozens of Ontarians, including volunteers, who make our province a better place to live. These include:

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