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How buying contacts can help Human Rights Watch

Your purchase helps Human Rights Watch during December 2016 Our group of the month is Human Rights Watch. What does this mean? Well! Whenever you purchase your contacts with us here at ContactsforLess.ca, you have the opportunity to give 51% of OUR net profits to the charity or non-profit organization of your choice! Every month, we highlight a new group that is going to be the default choice at checkout. This month’s default group is

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Human Rights Watch: Our December 2016 Group of the Month

Human Rights Watch Fights Human Rights Abuses 24/7 Hey folks! Another month means another Group of the Month! With December being Human Rights Month, it’s only fitting that we highlight our biggest human rights research and advocacy organization, Human Rights Watch. Established in 1978 and now comprised of ~400 staff members globally, Human Rights Watch uses its extensive research resources and reputation of accurate and impartial reporting to press for changes in policy and practice, in

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Video of the Month: Egale.ca

Egale.ca is an amazing group you need to learn about! With November being Transgender Awareness Month, it’s a no-brainer that Egale Canada Human Rights Trust should be our group of the month! Egale is Canada’s only national charity promoting LGBT rights through research, education, and community engagement. Watch the video below to hear what Erika has to say about Egale.ca! And make sure to share the video with your friends and family so that they,

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Egale.ca is ContactsforLess.ca’s November Group of the Month!

With November being Transgender Awareness Month, it’s a no-brainer that Egale Canada Human Rights Trust should be our group of the month! Egale is Canada’s only national charity promoting LGBT rights through research, education, and community engagement. Founded in 1995, Egale’s vision is a world wherein every person can reach their full potential, free of bias and regardless of their sexual or gender identity. To this end, they have spearheaded and participated in numerous education

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water.org

Water.org is September’s Group of the Month

Water is the source of all life. Our bodies are composed of 70% water. So why do 1 in 10 people in the world (over 600 million people) not have access to clean and safe water, and 1 in 3 people globally (2.4 billion) not have access to a working toilet? Water.org recognizes the importance of these issues and is doing tremendous work to help, and that’s why they are September’s Group of the Month.

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One Laptop Per Child Canada is August’s Group of the Month

Connecting Children, One Laptop At A Time Think about all of the ways that you’re connected to the world – your smartphone, your tablet, your laptop or desktop computer, your television. Think about the ways that those devices give you a broader understanding of the world around you, and the ways you use them to educate yourself and fulfill the social aspect of your lives. Now imagine that you didn’t have any of that. Could

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Video: One Laptop Per Child Canada

In our latest video, Erika tells you all about how totally cool One Laptop Per Child Canada is. One Laptop Per Child Canada receives grant and program requests from the communities themselves, and then provides these wonderful children with the technology that we all take for granted. Watch the video below and hear what Erika has to say! So remember: when you purchase your contacts with us, 51% of our profits during the month of

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Global Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women: May’s Group of the Month

The Global Fund for Women “Women’s rights are human rights.” This famous quote comes from Hilary Clinton from her United Nations conference back in 1995. Yet nearly 20 years later, women all around the world are still denied these fundamental rights. Here at ContactsforLess.ca, we support gender equality and believe all human beings on this planet deserve the same fundamental rights. Global Funds for Women is our group of the month and here are a

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Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

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Journalists in Egypt and turkey

Media Crackdown Strikes in Turkey and Egypt

Journalist from Turkey sentenced to 21 months in Prison Imagine you are going about your day, getting prepared to face your job once again, but this time, you’re not allowed to be heard. You voice an opinion and that opinion is not accepted. Instead, you get your freedom taken away.   According to The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), On March 8th 2016, leftist newspaper Editor Baris Ince was sentenced to 21 months in prison. This

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Committee to Protect Journalists

Journalists unwelcomed in Mexico and Russia

Three bodies found buried in the Municipality of Las Choapas. A father drops his children off to school. Hours later, he is captured by armed men. A few days later, he is found buried with two others. According to CPJ (The Committee to Protect Journalists) on Thursday February 11th, the body of Gregorio Jimenez de la Cruz was found in Veracruz. He was captured February 5th 2014 in his home by armed men after dropping

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How buying contacts can help Human Rights Watch

Your purchase helps Human Rights Watch during December 2016 Our group of the month is Human Rights Watch. What does this mean? Well! Whenever you purchase your contacts with us here at ContactsforLess.ca, you have the opportunity to give 51% of OUR net profits to the charity or non-profit organization of your choice! Every month, we highlight a new group that is going to be the default choice at checkout. This month’s default group is

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Human Rights Watch: Our December 2016 Group of the Month

Human Rights Watch Fights Human Rights Abuses 24/7 Hey folks! Another month means another Group of the Month! With December being Human Rights Month, it’s only fitting that we highlight our biggest human rights research and advocacy organization, Human Rights Watch. Established in 1978 and now comprised of ~400 staff members globally, Human Rights Watch uses its extensive research resources and reputation of accurate and impartial reporting to press for changes in policy and practice, in

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Video of the Month: Egale.ca

Egale.ca is an amazing group you need to learn about! With November being Transgender Awareness Month, it’s a no-brainer that Egale Canada Human Rights Trust should be our group of the month! Egale is Canada’s only national charity promoting LGBT rights through research, education, and community engagement. Watch the video below to hear what Erika has to say about Egale.ca! And make sure to share the video with your friends and family so that they,

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Egale

Egale.ca is ContactsforLess.ca’s November Group of the Month!

With November being Transgender Awareness Month, it’s a no-brainer that Egale Canada Human Rights Trust should be our group of the month! Egale is Canada’s only national charity promoting LGBT rights through research, education, and community engagement. Founded in 1995, Egale’s vision is a world wherein every person can reach their full potential, free of bias and regardless of their sexual or gender identity. To this end, they have spearheaded and participated in numerous education

Read More »
water.org

Water.org is September’s Group of the Month

Water is the source of all life. Our bodies are composed of 70% water. So why do 1 in 10 people in the world (over 600 million people) not have access to clean and safe water, and 1 in 3 people globally (2.4 billion) not have access to a working toilet? Water.org recognizes the importance of these issues and is doing tremendous work to help, and that’s why they are September’s Group of the Month.

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One Laptop Per Child Canada is August’s Group of the Month

Connecting Children, One Laptop At A Time Think about all of the ways that you’re connected to the world – your smartphone, your tablet, your laptop or desktop computer, your television. Think about the ways that those devices give you a broader understanding of the world around you, and the ways you use them to educate yourself and fulfill the social aspect of your lives. Now imagine that you didn’t have any of that. Could

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Video: One Laptop Per Child Canada

In our latest video, Erika tells you all about how totally cool One Laptop Per Child Canada is. One Laptop Per Child Canada receives grant and program requests from the communities themselves, and then provides these wonderful children with the technology that we all take for granted. Watch the video below and hear what Erika has to say! So remember: when you purchase your contacts with us, 51% of our profits during the month of

Read More »
Global Fund for Women

Global Fund for Women: May’s Group of the Month

The Global Fund for Women “Women’s rights are human rights.” This famous quote comes from Hilary Clinton from her United Nations conference back in 1995. Yet nearly 20 years later, women all around the world are still denied these fundamental rights. Here at ContactsforLess.ca, we support gender equality and believe all human beings on this planet deserve the same fundamental rights. Global Funds for Women is our group of the month and here are a

Read More »
Earth on Map

ContactsforLess.ca News Update for April 2016

Watch our April 2016 News Update video below!   In this April 2016 News update video: Iran executes children, tropical fish are caught illegally and are killing coral reefs, and trees can prevent dangerous flooding.   We know you care about the planet! Watch the video below to learn about a few issues that currently are happening around the world and see how YOU can help save our planet!   You can help save this planet

Read More »
Journalists in Egypt and turkey

Media Crackdown Strikes in Turkey and Egypt

Journalist from Turkey sentenced to 21 months in Prison Imagine you are going about your day, getting prepared to face your job once again, but this time, you’re not allowed to be heard. You voice an opinion and that opinion is not accepted. Instead, you get your freedom taken away.   According to The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), On March 8th 2016, leftist newspaper Editor Baris Ince was sentenced to 21 months in prison. This

Read More »
Committee to Protect Journalists

Journalists unwelcomed in Mexico and Russia

Three bodies found buried in the Municipality of Las Choapas. A father drops his children off to school. Hours later, he is captured by armed men. A few days later, he is found buried with two others. According to CPJ (The Committee to Protect Journalists) on Thursday February 11th, the body of Gregorio Jimenez de la Cruz was found in Veracruz. He was captured February 5th 2014 in his home by armed men after dropping

Read More »
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