We Create Change

Behind the Headlines: Meet the Changemakers Who Raised 140,000,000 Pennies

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Toppled piggy banks lay discarded on dressers. Couch cushions litter living room floors, the remains of an archaeological expedition for loose change. Cup holders in family cars across the country are missing coffee money. Youth across Canada have been busy collecting coins, especially pennies, and creating change.

How Your Pennies Can Make Change

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

For one week -- this week, Monday February 4 to Friday February 9 -- those precious discarded coins are worth the world. As part of Free The Children and RBC's We Create Change campaign to provide 100,000 people in the developing world with life-saving access to clean water, the Canadian penny has a renewed lease on life.

Free The Children Sends The Penny Off In Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Impact

A penny saved is a penny earned, but 25 dollars in pennies could mean a permanent source of safe drinking water. That's the message behind one of Free...