the
<ul><li>u e nd: has a challenge for  U </li></ul><ul><li>This holiday season… </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for a different kind o...
 
Extreme poverty  is defined by the United Nations as… living on  under $1 a day You can’t even buy a cup of coffee for tha...
<ul><li>That’s misleading… </li></ul>They  aren’t living… … they are actually  dying  every day from  preventable  causes…...
<ul><li>No guilt, just  facts : </li></ul>1.2 Billion  (1 in 5) people live like that in the world In  our  world In  my  ...
<ul><li>No guilt, just  facts : </li></ul>½  the people in our world live on  under $2  per day More than  3 Billion  people
$1/ day
<ul><li>No guilt, just  facts : </li></ul>Over  22,000 people  will  die  from poverty  today … … and tomorrow, and  every...
<ul><li>No guilt, just  facts : </li></ul><ul><li>$1 trillion  spent on holiday retail & wholesale in North America </li><...
<ul><li>So… </li></ul><ul><li>How much money would  </li></ul><ul><li>end   extreme poverty ? </li></ul>
<ul><li>according to the World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>$50 billion  annually  </li></ul><ul><li>for 15 years  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>That’s  5%  of what we spend during the holiday season in North America </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 20  gifts </li>...
<ul><li>So how can  U  make a difference? </li></ul>Shocked? It’s  mind boggling!
<ul><li>How ? </li></ul><ul><li>If we all asked to receive </li></ul><ul><li>just  one   gift  differently this holiday se...
<ul><li>How ? </li></ul><ul><li>If Canadians alone committed to  </li></ul><ul><li>just  one  $20 gift,  we would raise </...
<ul><li>U have   </li></ul><ul><li>the  power  </li></ul><ul><li>to choose. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Do you need another  </li></ul><ul><li>‘ coolest pair of jeans in the world’? </li></ul><ul><li>Or… </li></ul>
<ul><li>… an  education  so she can feed her family for years to come? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Do you need that new super-cool  </li></ul><ul><li>tech thing-a-ma-jiggy? </li></ul><ul><li>Or… </li></ul>
… clean  water  for him for a Year?
Image by C. Bolin We can put an  end  to  poverty  in our lifetime.
<ul><li>Would  U </li></ul><ul><li>Give up a Gift this holiday season… </li></ul><ul><li>… if it meant putting an  </li></...
<ul><li>Ask your  friends ,  </li></ul><ul><li>ask your  family ,  </li></ul><ul><li>ask  everyone …  </li></ul><ul><li>To...
Take the challenge  Give  up a  Gift at
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  1. 1. the
  2. 2. <ul><li>u e nd: has a challenge for U </li></ul><ul><li>This holiday season… </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for a different kind of gift </li></ul><ul><li>A gift to end extreme poverty </li></ul>
  3. 4. Extreme poverty is defined by the United Nations as… living on under $1 a day You can’t even buy a cup of coffee for that in Canada.
  4. 5. <ul><li>That’s misleading… </li></ul>They aren’t living… … they are actually dying every day from preventable causes… … from poverty
  5. 6. <ul><li>No guilt, just facts : </li></ul>1.2 Billion (1 in 5) people live like that in the world In our world In my world In your world
  6. 7. <ul><li>No guilt, just facts : </li></ul>½ the people in our world live on under $2 per day More than 3 Billion people
  7. 8. $1/ day
  8. 9. <ul><li>No guilt, just facts : </li></ul>Over 22,000 people will die from poverty today … … and tomorrow, and every day And it is preventable
  9. 10. <ul><li>No guilt, just facts : </li></ul><ul><li>$1 trillion spent on holiday retail & wholesale in North America </li></ul><ul><li>$750,000 thrown away daily on disposable paper cups </li></ul><ul><li>$40 billion is spent annually on video games </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>So… </li></ul><ul><li>How much money would </li></ul><ul><li>end extreme poverty ? </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>according to the World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>$50 billion annually </li></ul><ul><li>for 15 years </li></ul><ul><li>if spent properly </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>That’s 5% of what we spend during the holiday season in North America </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 20 gifts </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>So how can U make a difference? </li></ul>Shocked? It’s mind boggling!
  14. 15. <ul><li>How ? </li></ul><ul><li>If we all asked to receive </li></ul><ul><li>just one gift differently this holiday season… </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>How ? </li></ul><ul><li>If Canadians alone committed to </li></ul><ul><li>just one $20 gift, we would raise </li></ul><ul><li>$676,000,000 </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>U have </li></ul><ul><li>the power </li></ul><ul><li>to choose. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Do you need another </li></ul><ul><li>‘ coolest pair of jeans in the world’? </li></ul><ul><li>Or… </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>… an education so she can feed her family for years to come? </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Do you need that new super-cool </li></ul><ul><li>tech thing-a-ma-jiggy? </li></ul><ul><li>Or… </li></ul>
  20. 21. … clean water for him for a Year?
  21. 22. Image by C. Bolin We can put an end to poverty in our lifetime.
  22. 23. <ul><li>Would U </li></ul><ul><li>Give up a Gift this holiday season… </li></ul><ul><li>… if it meant putting an </li></ul><ul><li>END to poverty? </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Ask your friends , </li></ul><ul><li>ask your family , </li></ul><ul><li>ask everyone … </li></ul><ul><li>To give U a different kind of gift this holiday season </li></ul>
  24. 25. Take the challenge Give up a Gift at

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