Upcoming Event

We will be participating in The Word On The Street Festival on June 11-12 at Queen’s Park Crescent. We will be offering a free in-person Write It Workshop: Details! Details! on June 12. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay tuned for more details.

Volunteers Opportunities

As a 100% volunteer-led charitable organization, we are always looking for like-minded people willing to donate their time and skills. All positions are virtual. No travelling is required. » Volunteer Opportunities  » Youth Volunteer Opportunities

Wave Blog

New blog posts are published every Thursday, written by students in grades 8 – 12, sharing their opinions and experiences on various topics that resonate among youth. Visit blog.ripplefoundation.ca to read on. Interested in contributing to the Wave Blog? Students can earn 5 volunteer hours per blog post. » Learn More

Free virtual creative writing workshops for children and youth in grades 4-8

As seen on CBC News, CTV Morning Live and CP24 Breakfast

  • Live online class via Zoom for kids ages 8-14 available Canadawide
  • Virtual workshops take place every Saturday (excluding long weekends)
  • Each workshop is one hour, from 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm depending on the date
  • Lesson plans are developed by an educator with over 20 years of teaching experience
  • There are five workshops in this series

Kids eBooks Written by Kids Write 4 Kids Winners

No matter the age of the avid young readers in your life, we have books written by published authors between grades 4-8. Proceeds from book sales are donated to the winners’ charity of choice. Head to Amazon, Google Play, iBookstore, and Overdrive to explore 19 wonderfully creative stories from young Canadian writers to ignite the imaginations and a love for literacy in our next generation!

by Sumal Ashfaq, Grade 8

by Tvisha Lakhani, Grade 7

by Olivia Hashem, Grade 8

Mrs. Smafpaf, written by Emaan Ali

by Emaan Ali, Grade 6

by Brynne Storey, Grade 4

Gifts that benefit good causes, all year round!

The act of gift-giving can be a heart-warming and rewarding one.
What’s even greater is if you can give gifts to your nearest and dearest that benefit good causes.