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A.P.E. Fund

Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment. Check out this year’s Roots & Shoots community projects.


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St. Basil's Food Garden

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Our vision is to engage and connect the “special needs” ME/DD students at our school to nature through gardening. This endeavour will afford them an opportunity to develop new skills, confidence, and pride through this real world experience.

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The Global Goals for Sustainable Development15 – Life on land

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Do great things in your community.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when Dr. Jane met with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems in their community. Since that meeting, Roots & Shoots groups have multiplied many times over and can now be found in nearly 100 countries around the world. Wherever there’s a group, young people are making change that benefits animals, people and the environment.

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