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Slinging slime for a good cause

Renfrew resident Ashlyn Kirkam, 12, is selling slime in order to fund a volunteer trip to Kenya. “I like helping people and helping in my community but I want to start helping globally as well,” she said.

CALEB NICKERSON
RENFREW March 28, 2018
A young Renfrew girl with local ties is taking an interesting route to fund a trip to Africa.
Ashlyn Kirkham, 12, attends Renfew Collegiate Insitute, which is where she learned about Free the Children, a global charity and youth empowerment organzation run by Toronto human rights activists Marc and Craig Kielburger.
Through their program Me to We, the group puts together volunteer trips to developing countries, including Kenya, which is where Kirkham is aiming to go.
“I like helping people and helping in my community but I want to start helping globally as well,” she said.

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