Earth Day Canada

Description
Description (Service) National charity that inspires and supports people across the country to connect with nature and build resilient communities * leads an annual Earth Day campaign in conjunction with free, year-round programs that get people of all ages outside, interacting with the natural environment and fostering an intrinsically motivated, enduring commitment to stewardship and conservation. 
 
EarthPlay -- puts self-directed outdoor play back into the lives of children as a natural part of their day-to-day lives with projects in schools, childcare centres, parks, streets and other community spaces. The program includes: POP-UP Adventure Playgrounds, which promote play using a mix of natural and recycled “loose parts” (straw bales, mud, cardboard boxes and tubes, spare tires, fabric, rope, etc.); a pilot with the Toronto District School Board to bring Outdoor Play and Learning principles into six local schools; and another pilot with the City of Toronto to test a new street play permitting process 
 
EcoKids -- offers free, bilingual learning activities, contests, and resources for teachers, students, parents and communities to engage in environmental action.  
 
Employee Engagement Program -- fee-for-services * customized programs to help businesses meet their environmental, sustainability and conservation goals  
 
Hometown Heroes Award Program -- recognizing individuals, non-profits, groups, small businesses and educators who find creative solutions to environmental challenges
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for information or see website for application process for various programs, funding and awards.
Languages English ; French - Reception, Website, on request
Fees Service - for consulting to business ; None - Most services free
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
276 Roncesvalles Ave
Toronto, ON M6R 2M2
Intersection Roncesvalles Ave and High Park Blvd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-599-1991
Toll Free Phone 1-888-283-2784
Fax 416-599-3100
E-Mail info@earthday.ca
Website www.earthday.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/EarthDayCanada
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/EarthDayCanada
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/EarthDayCanada
Primary Contact Jennifer Mack, Communications Manager; Phone: ext 108; Email: jennifer@earthday.ca
Primary Executive Deb Doncaster, President, Earth Day Canada; Phone: ext 111; Email: deb@earthday.ca

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