Get Involved

Join Children First Canada in celebrating National Child Day wherever you are! Check out the great tools and help promote the rights of children from coast to coast to coast!

Wear your support on your sleeve

Show your support for Canada’s 8 million children! Buy a t-shirt and 100% of the profits go towards supporting Children First Canada’s programs to advocate for every child to achieve their full potential!

Price: $15 – $20

(plus tax and shipping)


With your help we can bring awareness to this national day and celebrate the #8MillionReasons why we need to continue to put children first. Every tweet, post, and share helps to spread the word and involve more Canadian adults and youth in this critical conversation. This year we are thrilled to share that TELUS has agreed to donate $1 for every tweet or post that uses the hashtag #8MillionReasons up to a maximum of $50,000.

Social Media Toolkit

Suggestions for messaging, suggested tweets, posts and more!

Social Media Filter

We’ve created a filter for your Facebook profile and your Instagram stories. Show your commitment to the rights of Canadian children and help increase awareness of National Child Day by adding our filter to your profile or stories!

Enlist your school

Celebrate National Child Day in your school and spread awareness about the rights of children! Download the toolkit for schools and child/youth-serving organizations and display the poster in the halls of your school/organization.


Want to encourage your school, community, workplace or group of friends to donate to support children’s rights in Canada? Host a fundraiser!

Match employee donations, run a bake sale, or invite everyone to donate a toonie on ‘National Child Day’. Get creative, and know that you’ll be making a difference in the lives of Canada’s 8 million kids!

Proceeds support programs to empower children and youth from coast to coast to coast, promote the rights of children in Canada, and advocate for better laws and programs to enable every child to achieve their full potential!