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  • You're invited to our 2015 Montreal Gala

    Our second annual Worldwide Orphans Canada gala evening in Montreal will be held on May 27, 2015 at the beautiful Montreal Science Centre. For ticket or sponsorship information, please contact us at info@wwocanada.com.

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  • Amy Poehler on motherhood, her new book, and Worldwide Orphans

    In an exerpt from her new book recently featured in the Globe and Mail, Amy talks about motherhood, Worldwide Orphans Foundation, and her recent trip to Haiti with Dr. Jane Aronson. Check it out.  

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Montreal Gala 2015

Worldwide Orphans Canada will be holding a fundraising gala evening in Montreal this May 27, 2015. Please join us for a gastronomic experience with renowned Quebec stars and special performances at the beautiful Perspective 235 room at the Montreal Science Centre. For sponsorship or ticket information, please contact us at info@wwocanada.com.

Montreal Science Centre, Perspective 235, 2 Rue de la Commune Ouest, Montreal, QC H2Y 2E2 See on map
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10th Anniversary Worldwide Orphans Gala in NYC

Join us for our 10th Annual Gala in New York on Monday, November 17, 2014. Walk the blue carpet and join us at Cipriani, 55 Wall Street, NYC for a gala event hosted by Katie Couric, and honouring Terri Becks, Mara Cohen, Mary Knobler and Ali Wing. Special guests Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, Mary-Louise Parker and Rosie O'Donnell. To reserve your table, inquire about event sponsorships, or buy tickets, contact Liliana Barreiro at lili@wwo.org.

55 Wall Street, New York City See on map
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Bid to win a Clublink golf membership!

We're auctioning off a Gold or Platinum level Clublink membership to the highest bidder. For more information, or to make your auction bid, please email us at info@wwocanada.com before midnight on March 24, 2015.

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From Dr. Aronson's Blog: Telling Your Story Can Change Your Life - Rise, A Powerfully Good Organization

Last night, I attended a cocktail party at The Ship for an organization called Rise. Who knew what this was? Not me. But I do now, and I'm sure that it was no coincidence that I ended up at the party. In fact, it changed my life. Read more.

From Dr. Aronson's Blog: What Is the Most Important Thing a Child Needs?

This post is part of the Relay for Kids in partnership with SOS Children's Villages. Each time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action) to support children worldwide affected by crisis. Scroll to the bottom to find out more.

I recall standing by a metal crib in Kolomna, Russia in the late '90s. I was drawn to a baby whose face looked like a mask. There was no emotion or affect; she had an empty and vacant face. She rocked with a vengeance forward and backward as she sat in the crib with other toddler children. The speed of her rocking built to a crescendo and then slowed until she was still. Then it ramped up again. She had facial features consistent with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. I was schooled in this when I worked on an Indian reservation in Gallup, New Mexico in 1992. Many of the Navajo children were affected by alcohol. Read more.

The Birth of Altruism in Haiti

Filmmaker, Christian Schneider traveled with WWO founder and CEO, Dr. Jane Aronson, to Kenscoff, Haiti in September to create the annual gala video. Dr. Jane spoke with WWO staff at the orphanages to learn about their experiences working with orphans and their transformed outlooks on life.