• ARCADE FIRE SUPPORTS KANPE FOR UPCOMING EUROPEAN TOUR

    For their upcoming european tour, November 20th to 29th, Arcade Fire will be donating 1euro from every ticket sold to KANPE. The band is also looking for VOLUNTEERS to help raise awareness about KANPE’s work and program at their shows. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit: http://lokahioutreach.org/ArcadeFire.html

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  • Take a look at our photos from our first volunteer meeting

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  • The Dube brothers Rock for KANPE

    They may not be old enough to drive, but they’re driving fans crazy and putting their star power to good use by combining hockey and charity in the name of the Kanpe Foundation. The Dube brothers started singing when they were 6, 8 and 10 years old respectively and have raised thousands for charity since

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  • Put your skills where your heart is: Become a KANPE volunteer!

    You’ve read the headlines, shed tears over the images from Haiti, now here’s your chance to help. This is your chance to use your expertise in order to help us rebuild Haiti, one family at a time.  We’re looking for focused, self-motivated, devoted volunteers who are ready to contribute their ideas and efforts towards ensuring

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  • KANPE ready for 2010-2011

    The KANPE leadership team met this weekend to put our heads together to set the course for our work in 2010-2011. We accomplished a great deal and are ready to launch our activities for the fall and winter! In the works:  meetings for the KANPE ambassadors and for anyone interested in volunteering with KANPE, as

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  • Osheaga supports KANPE

    From Quebec to Montreal, it’s been an excellent summer for KANPE. Following our successful partnership with the Quebec Summer Festival, the organizers of Montreal’s Osheaga festival offered $0.50 of every ticket sold to our organization, for a total of an approximately $20,000.00 donation to our Foundation! This will help us reach our goal of offering

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  • Arcade Fire pledge support to Haitian initiative KANPE

    During their very first concert in Quebec City, on the Plains of Abraham, on July 12, Canadian rock band Arcade Fire announced that they would match every donation made to KANPE, up to $1 million. This unprecedented announcement also marked KANPE’s official launch at the Quebec City Summer Festival. For more information, read the following

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  • The Quebec City Summer Festival supports KANPE

    The Quebec City Summer Festival will donate 25 cents for every person who attended the July 12 Arcade Fire concert on the Plains of Abraham. The Festival also gave exceptional support to KANPE, allowing the organization to enjoy considerable visibility on site, including through a KANPE kiosk, where volunteers talked about KANPE’s Haitian initiative and

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  • A new initiative from Quebec is lauched for Haiti

    In Quebec City today, Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire, and Dominique Anglade launch KANPE, an initiative aiming to fight the cycle of poverty in Haiti with a view to establishing Haiti as a model of development.. Kanpe is a Haitian Creole word meaning “to stand up” (pronounced kahn-pay). The newly launched KANPE seeks to put

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  • Dominique Anglade takes action in Thomonde

    In May, I visited Haiti’s Central Plateau, including the community of Thomonde, to try and understand the extent of the challenges facing this region. My visit to Haiti made me aware of just how much work there is to be done. But I also saw incredible resilience. I met an HIV positive woman, in good

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