Craig Kielburger was born on 17th December 1982 and is a Canadian author, columnist, social entrepreneur, and activist for the rights of children. He is the co-founder, with his brother Marc Kielburger, of the Free the Children, an international development and youth empowerment organisation; Me to We, a social enterprise, and We Day, an annual youth empowerment event. On April 11, 2008, he was named a Member of the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada. He also has the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship and the Canadian Meritorious Service Medal.
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Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal is the only charity that fundraises exclusively for Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St Michael’s Hospital, to provide facilities and comforts for patients and their families. The charity has funds a wide variety of programmes for patients including arts, entertainment, education, play and music programmes; equipment; family accommodation facilities; comforts for patients; ward enhancement and new medical facilities in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
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WE Charity, is a worldwide development charity and youth empowerment movement founded in 1995 by human rights advocates Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger. The organization focuses on young people, with programs in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. for service learning and active citizenship, and international development projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America focused on children and education. The organization runs programs in approximately 10,000 schools in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. for service learning and active citizenship, with the aim of empowering youth to become socially engaged.