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Henry's is proud to support Leave Out Violence (LOVE) an award winning, not-for-profit, grass roots youth organization that is an effective means of social change, providing hope, motivation and opportunity to thousands of young people. Since our support began in May 2005 we have raised more than $120,000 to help end violence, one youth, one school, one neighbourhood at a time.
LOVE's multi-media programs in Photography, Video, Radio Broadcasting and Journalism teach youth how to document the violence in their lives and create concrete solutions to end violence. These young people then graduate into Leadership Training where they develop the skills, confidence and passion to become part of LOVE's community violence prevention team, sharing their message of non-violence in schools and in their communities.
LOVE is creating a youth led movement against violence by teaching credible youth how to use their voices and become champions against violence. Since LOVE began in 1993, these young leaders have reached hundreds of thousands of children, youth and adults reducing violence in schools, neighbourhoods and homes.
To learn more about Leave Out Violence and their programs visit leaveoutviolence.org
The Leave Out Violence 2013 Photo Contest asked Canadian youth ages 13-21 to submit photos of the people, places and things in their community that inspire them, for the chance to win great prizes from Canon and Henry's. Check out the winning photos below.
Michael from Toronto who won a Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR with 18-55mm IS lens and $500 Henry's Gift Card.
Julia from Barrie who won a Canon Powershot N digital camera and $400 Henry's Gift Card.
Hannah from Toronto who won a Canon Pixma M6320 Printer and $200 Henry's Gift Card.