Welcome to episode 2 of our new podcast. I thoroughly admire the work of Sleeping Children Around the World. I feel enriched through every conversation with the charismatic Dave Dryden.
Listen here to our interview recorded at Pasqualino’s in Milton. It is motivating to hear him speak about his parents legacy, volunteerism, activism by young people and social media.
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2017 represents a new milestone for Sleeping Children Around the World. 60,000 bedkits will be delivered bringing the total number of bedkits distributed since 1970 to over 1.5 million in 34 countries.
Chair, Dave Dryden, announced that in the past 4 months SCAW has given bedkits to 40,000 children.
“That’s an average of 330 children a day, with 50 of our volunteers [who] have paid their own way to go overseas to India, Kenya, the Philippines and Togo.”
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charity: water seeks to bring clean drinking water to every person on the planet. charity: water has been incredibly effective in funding 17,673 water projects in 24 countries.
More remarkable, however, is not what they have achieved but rather how they have achieved it in just 10 years.
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Canadian charity Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) exemplifies a model squarely focussed on helping children in need across the World.
The SCAW chair is legendary ice hockey player Dave Dryden. SCAW was established by his parents and remains a personal passion for the whole family. Such was the foresight of Murray & Margaret Dryden that they created a legacy that funds the operating costs. It is one of few charities who can guarantee –
100% of bedkit donations goes to bedkits and no portion of bedkit donations goes to cover operating costs.
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