It’s been a challenging year. One that will have a lasting impact on our country’s charitable sector. To save our charities as part of Canada’s pandemic recovery plan, it’s time that we think differently about how and when we give back.

The pandemic has provided us a unique opportunity to rethink and redirect help where it’s needed most. December 1st is Giving Tuesday, a global movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. This Giving Tuesday is a reminder for individuals and businesses alike to find ways to help where they can. There…


By Matt Wittek, Founder and CEO, Fill it Forward

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Toky, 7, and his friends washing their hands at the handwashing station of the sanitation block, Manantenasoa primary school, Fihaonana commune, Analamanga region, Madagascar, February 2019. Credit: WaterAid/ Ernest Randriarimalala

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day. This year, as we navigate the current pandemic, this occasion feels more relevant than ever before.

The World Health Organization and CDC have responded to the global outbreak and community transmission of COVID-19 by instructing the public to wash their hands more regularly to reduce the spread of the virus. …

Matt Wittek

Matt Wittek, Founder and CEO of Fill it Forward is a social entrepreneur on a mission to inspire the world to reuse.

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