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Your Support Makes a Difference for Children

The Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition depends on generous individuals and organizations who give their time, expertise and financial support for the Centre's many activities.

From basic research on the biological mechanisms of nutrition in health, to the application of science for the benefit of practitioners, children and families in practices and communities around the world — our supporters are essential to all we do.

How you can help meet the nutrition and health needs of children today.

Centre supporters include Joannah and Brian Lawson, with other generous donors and organizations.

There are many ways to support the Lawson Centre.

Mar 1, 2023
A review of dozens of studies from the last decade, led by researchers at the University of Toronto and Harvard University, has found that sugar-sweetened beverages promote weight gain in children and adults.
Dec 20, 2022
As the calendar year and my term as Acting Director draw to a close, I want to say thanks to the many faculty members, learners, staff and supporters who make possible the work of the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition. 
Aug 16, 2022
The latest national data from researchers at the University of Toronto show that food insecurity in Canada has remained largely unchanged over the last three years, with stark differences among the provinces.