Raz Chan has been actively involved with the Breakfast
Program for Kids at 12th Avenue Elementary School for the past 3 years where he
raised food donations so that no kids come to school hungry. A former principal of the school, Mrs.
Marilyn Kwok has reported a significant improvement in grades among the
children because of it.
Raz is also looking at ways to make this an ongoing weekly
donation to ensure the program has a consistent supply of food. He believes no
child should ever be held back from experiencing the joy of childhood due to
financial circumstances and his mission is to create a legacy program that will
positively impact the kids today and for future generations to come.
In his recent book, ‘The Human Excellence Project: Lessons
Even Awesome Parents Never Teach’, part of the proceeds from the sales will be
donated to help fund the robotics program and afterschool programs for the
Raz is also a member of the Passages Canada speaker team,
where he volunteers his time at local schools to talk about racism, tolerance,
and cultural diversity.