Through partnerships with exceptional public, private and humanitarian organizations and the support of forward-thinking foundations, WE Charity and WE Day programs are empowering young people around the world with the support, resources and inspiration they need to become lifelong world-changers.
Our Founding Partners demonstrate a true commitment to community development and youth empowerment in a multitude of ways. Their strong leadership helps drive positive change, empowering people and transforming lives the world over.
The Allstate Corporation is one of the largest personal lines insurers in the United States and is passionate about promoting “the good” within our communities, within our classrooms and within ourselves. In order to continue this commitment to bringing out the good, both locally and globally, The Allstate Foundation has teamed up with WE Charity and WE Day as a National Co-Title Sponsor of WE Day and WE Schools, bringing amazing experiences like WE Day California, Seattle, Minnesota and Illinois to tens of thousands of youth; as well as bringing the WE Schools service-learning program to youth and educators across the United States. The Allstate Foundation’s significant support will enable WE Charity and WE Day to continue to create an impact and empower youth across the world to become positive social change-makers.
DHL Express is a division of DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics company with operations in over 220 countries and territories. DHL Express is committed to connecting people and improving lives. Our longstanding partnership with DHL Express began in 2011 with the Canadian division and has since grown to include DHL Express USA as well. Since 2011 DHL has provided key logistics and postal support to WE, helping to grow Artisan programs internationally and expand WE Day across Canada and the United Sates. With the help of DHL, the WE movement has been able to deliver impacts and resources to a generation of young leaders ready to roll up their sleeves to improve their local and global communities.
Microsoft is passionate about supporting people and organizations around the world with the technology that helps them achieve more. As a North American sponsor of WE Day and WE Schools, Microsoft empowers young people with the technology and skills they need to create a more inclusive world. With their support of WE Are One, a WE Schools action campaign, Microsoft is empowering youth to become leaders in creating a future that is truly accessible to everyone.
As one of Canada’s largest banks, RBC is committed to providing the foundation, resources and guidance to help kids believe in themselves, become leaders and be inspired to take action to make the world a better place. Since 2012, RBC has been a National Co-Title Sponsor of WE Day and a National Premier Partner of WE Schools, reinforcing their position as a leading corporate citizen committed to empowering and enabling youth to become local and global agents of change. Through RBC’s focused support of programs like WE Create Change and their own employee engagement efforts with WE Day events from coast to coast, RBC brings their commitment to life and helps kids from across Canada create the change they want to see in the world.
Guided by their philosophy—We Give Where We Live—TELUS is committed to making a meaningful difference in communities across Canada by ensuring that youth today are inspired to create positive change. TELUS has supported WE Day since the inaugural event in 2007, engaging hundreds of thousands of youth at the event and online. In 2012, TELUS expanded their support of WE Day and became a National Co-Title Sponsor, helping bring the event across Canada. Together, WE and TELUS have developed unique cyberbullying awareness and prevention programs to help inform and keep Canadian youth safe online. Through our decade-long partnership, tens of thousands of Canadian youth have been empowered to rise above to #EndBullying.
As one of the world’s largest producers of consumer goods, Unilever is committed to building a sustainable future in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2014, Unilever joined WE Day as a co-title sponsor of the inaugural WE Day California and has since expanded their support of WE Day and WE Schools, becoming our first-ever North American partner. Unilever is helping us inspire youth across Canada and the United States to become empowered to create bright futures via their support of WE programs. Our partnership with Unilever includes national sponsorship of WE Schools and the WE Lead for Change Speaking Tour, sponsorship of WE Days in New York, California, and Toronto, as well as participation in innovative Track Your Impact retail programs that help consumers do good with their everyday choices.
Walgreens believes that every person and every purchase can have a positive impact in the US and around the world. By partnering with WE, Walgreens is empowering Americans to make a difference through their everyday purchases by selling products in stores that support WE programming. Additionally, Walgreens sponsors the WE Schools WE Give Health campaign, promoting physical and mental well-being to young people across the country. Walgreens is also a national sponsor of WE Days in the U.S., and a presenting sponsor of the WE Day Broadcast.
Change-Makers represent a diverse range of companies that are dedicated to empowering youth to change the world. These partners’ multi-year commitments represent a significant investment in creating change. Their unparalleled contributions have allowed WE Charity, WE Day and WE Schools to expand our reach both at home and overseas—enabling us to fulfill our mission of freedom for all young people to achieve their fullest potential.
7-Eleven is an American-Japanese international chain of convenience stores, headquartered in Irving, Texas, that operates, franchises, and licenses some 56,600 stores in 18 countries. The chain was known as Tote’m Stores until renamed in 1946.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd (MLSE) is Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences.
Accenture solves clients’ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. They partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.
Ballmer Group supports efforts to improve economic mobility for children and families in the United States who are disproportionately likely to remain in poverty. We envision a country where every child, regardless of background and circumstance, has an equal chance to achieve the American Dream.
Battat is a family-owned business that is almost 120 years old and has been operating in North America for over 45 years. The company has been in the business of designing and marketing high-quality toys for more than 40 years. For every B. toy and Our Generation doll, outfit or accessory purchased, a portion of sales goes to the WE Villages program to help provide education in developing countries.
Bond Brand Loyalty is an agency that builds, develops and grows customer-brand relationships around the globe. Bond has partnered with WE for several years to offer their services and expertise pro bono. Most recently, Bond has also worked to support WE’s global efforts in Ecuador and Kenya, as well as locally with WE Days. The Bond caregiving strategy is to provide education and shelter for youth, both locally and globally.
Canadian Living is a monthly Canadian lifestyle magazine, which publishes articles relating to food, fashion, crafts, and health and family advice. Canadian Living is owned by TVA, a French language television network that is a subsidiary of Quebecor Media.
Cineplex Entertainment is one of Canada’s leading entertainment companies and the country’s largest motion picture exhibitor. WE Charity and Cineplex are working together to empower young Canadians to make a positive difference in their local communities and around the world. Through Cineplex’s generosity, they will inspire and provide tangible skills to Canadian youth, so that they are empowered through WE Schools to create social change and make a difference in the lives of others.
Cinemark is one of the largest motion picture exhibitors in the world operating in the U.S. and in 14 countries throughout South and Central America. Cinemark is extremely pleased to collaborate with WE to inspire young Americans to lead with compassion by enriching their local communities and progressing global transformation.
DocuSign enables people around the world to electronically sign documents, approvals, and agreements—on any device, in any time zone. In our ongoing effort to minimize our carbon footprint and maintain our 10 percent administrative rate, WE Charity has replaced a number of manual, paper-based methods of business transactions with DocuSign’s e-Signature solution. Using DocuSign also saves time, allowing WE Charity to focus on its core mission.
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, Canada’s longest-established automaker, has partnered with WE Charity and WE Day as our National Automotive Partner. Committing to Go Further and drive the partnership through a number of programs, Ford of Canada is sponsoring WE Day in all national cities; delivering a series of millennial summits known as Drivers of Change Workshops; acting as the official Co-Title Sponsor of the We Create Change Tour, Spencer West’s cross-country initiative in 2014; and rallying their Dealers to raise donations in support of local food banks through We Scare Hunger, a WE Schools action campaign. In addition, Ford of Canada offered Canadian schools the opportunity to partner with a local Dealer and co-host an enhanced Drive 4UR Community event in Spring 2015, making a donation to an organization of the school’s choosing for each test drive completed at one of these events. Ford of Canada’s unique partnership with WE Charity, WE Day and WE Schools generously supports and enhances the organization’s domestic programming, helping to empower the lives of youth across the nation.
The Globe and Mail, founded in 1844, is Canada’s foremost news media company. The Globe and Mail engages Canadians through its award-winning coverage of news, politics, business, investing and lifestyle topics, across multiple platforms.
Founded in 1979, GoodLife Fitness has been helping to transform the health and wellness of Canadians every day.
Klick Health is the world’s largest independent health marketing and commercialization agency. The company offers marketing, operational and learning services, such as custom web application development, consulting, content and creative development and web analytics.
Sensei Labs creates data-driven digital workplace solutions that solve the challenges facing modern, high-growth companies. Sensei Labs helps people manage complex projects with ease, foster innovation and collaboration at scale.
KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. Our longstanding partnership with KPMG began in 2010 with the Canadian firm, and has since expanded to include the United Kingdom and the United States. With a commitment to lifelong learning KPMG supports WE Schools programming and WE Day events around the world, with the goal of developing the next generation of leaders through civic engagement and the development of 21st century leadership skills: collaboration, communication and problem solving.
The Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation is a charitable foundation that supports initiatives that help youth achieve their educational dreams. MPCF helps to take down barriers that prevent youth from receiving the education that everyone deserves.
We provide national, regional and local brands access to over 750 million moviegoers. Planning and buying is easy at a one-stop-shop that delivers your ad in the Noovie pre-show across the nation. Including the movies in your marketing plan has never been more efficient, consistent and turnkey.
PATTISON Onestop is the leader in the sales and operations of Digital Out-of-Home Media, generating over 12.8 million weekly impressions in markets across Canada. They work with everyone from small businesses to Canada’s biggest brands to create and deliver uniquely engaging experiences in transit, office, residential, retail and airport environments.
Postmedia is a Canadian news media company representing more than 200 brands across multiple print, online and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it.
Nutrien helps growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. We are the world’s largest producer of potash and are among the top producers of nitrogen and phosphate. These are the three key nutrients farmers use to produce healthier, more abundant crops. We supply crop nutrients, inputs, and services through our extensive network of 1,500 retail locations. We are committed to working with our stakeholders on our economic, environmental and social priorities. This is why we partnered with WE to develop and support the Food Pillar of their WE Villages development model. For more information visit us at www.nutrien.com.
Salesforce is the world’s #1 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. They provide cloud-based applications for sales, service, marketing and more that don’t require IT experts.
SMART is changing the world by changing the way knowledge can be shared. Their software and hardware solutions empower everyone—from primary school students to innovators in Fortune 500 companies—to come together to explore and expand on ideas, bringing them to life without geographical or technological limitations.
The Stephanie Argyros Family Foundation gives primarily to arts and cultural programs, education, health care, youth development and human services.
The Keg is a Canadian chain of steakhouse restaurants and bars located in Canada and the United States. The Keg Spirit Foundation was established in 2001 to commemorate The Keg’s 30th anniversary and its history of charitable giving.
The Unstoppable Foundation is a non-profit humanitarian organization bringing sustainable education to children and communities in developing countries, thereby creating a safer and more just world for everyone.
As Canada’s most-preferred airline, WestJet is powered by an award-winning culture of care. Together, through the WestJet Cares for Kids program, WestJet provides WE Charity with the gift of flight to fly students from rural communities to WE Days across Canada. This partnership is inspiring world-changing youth by enabling them to experience the annual youth empowerment event and undergo customized leadership training with like-minded individuals.
Travelzoo is a global publisher of exclusive offers and experiences for members. Travelzoo and WE share the belief that international travel shapes our lives for the better, and they are united in the goal of empowering people to give back through actions that directly benefit their local communities and the world.
By tapping into their teams’ creativity, enthusiasm and spirit, WE Charity Champions find unique and exciting ways to give back both locally and overseas. We recognize the incredible efforts of these groups to join us in our mission to empower youth and transform communities around the world.
Friends of WE Charity and WE Day demonstrate that everyone can help make a difference. We are very grateful to the following groups for their generosity and support.
Supporters of WE Charity and WE Day dedicate their efforts to sharing our message of youth empowerment across many networks. They are pivotal partners in our mission and we are proud to have them as part of the WE Charity and WE Day family.