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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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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.

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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: At War with the Suffering of Children

I have been in Haiti since last Saturday and have had the best time ever in the 5 years that I have been working here. The people are happier and Port au Prince seems more settled and productive. I have no scientific proof of this; it is just how it seems to me after 15 trips. Read more.

From Dr. Aronson's Blog: A Tribute to a Father

Long before there were influencers and thought leaders in my life, there was my father, Harold Aronson. He grew up in Brooklyn, attended Tilden High School, and was likely the only Jewish boy who played three sports in a public high school in New York in the 1930's. He excelled at basketball, baseball, and football and was conscripted into the US Army after Pearl Harbor. He was stationed in Europe, mostly in Belgium, and then was shipped out to the Philippines. Because of his prior experience running a grocery store, he was placed in the "mess" and he learned how to order and manage food services for thousands of GI's while in Manila. They sent the Yankee platoon off to combat and my father was left behind to manage the "store" in Manila. That is why he survived WWII. When I went through some old papers preparing an application for my mother's veteran's benefits, I found commendations awarded to my father in those years. He even received some medals from the US Army. 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.