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SVP Teens

Since 2013, SVP Teens has fundraised over $15,000 for local charities, and volunteered countless hours.

SVP Teens is a leadership and community-development program for youth aged 13 – 19 in Waterloo Region.

Through discussions with community leaders, volunteering, fundraising and grant-making, SVP Teens participants are prepared and empowered to address the problems facing their community.

Once SVP Teens members decide on an area of focus, they raise funds, research the issue/area they have selected, solicit and evaluate grant applications from local nonprofits, conduct site visits, and make annual grants.

Since the program’s founding, SVP Teens Grants have been awarded to:


Kinbridge Community Association

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Community Justice Initiatives;

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KidSport Kitchener Waterloo;

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Adventure4Change/Life Change Adventures;

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Reception House



To learn more about the program, click here to read A Year in the Life of SVP Teens.

Click here to learn more about how to get involved.


Program Sponsor:

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