SEPTEMBER 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

Thank You!

True North Aid would like to thank all of our volunteers, project leaders, donors, sponsors, families and friends for supporting our endeavours this year. True North Aid is a growing family and is so grateful to know that...

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HEALTH FOR FORT HOPE PROJECT

ONGOING PROJECT

The Health for Fort Hope project aims to assist members of Fort Hope First Nation with accessing health through orthotics, foot care, prosthetics and knowledge sharing based on the needs of the community. This...

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BIKES FOR KIIZHIK SCHOOL

PROJECT COMPLETE

With the support of True North Aid, Gaagagekiizhik School is looking to purchase 30 bicycles for their elementary school students. Bicycles provide an opportunity of growth and well-being. Gaagagekiizhik School would like to...

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BRIDGING THE GAP – A WALK TOWARDS RECONCILIATION 2019

Join True North Aid in a walk towards reconciliation on the trails of Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Reflect upon Canada’s past and present relationship with Indigenous peoples and learn how to take action for a better tomorrow....

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MOON TIME SISTERS – ONTARIO

Moon Time Sisters is a collective of people who want to help young women in northern and remote communities throughout Saskatchewan and Ontario access feminine hygiene projects that they otherwise could not afford. Moon Time...

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HEARTS & HANDS KNIT AND CROCHET PROJECT

Join us in combining our love of fibre craft and our humanitarian concerns to support new indigenous mothers and families, while at the same time generating a powerful wave of fibre arts driven fundraising for our friends...

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AUGUST 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

New Website!

After lots of hard work and design, True North Aid would like to announce that our new website is officially online! Thank you to Mike and his team at Creative Carbon for going above and beyond and making our website fresh...

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THE BALLANTYNE PROJECT

In February 2016 at the age of 21, Dwight Ballantyne left his remote northern Saskatchewan reserve to pursue education, employment and hockey. He faced the challenges of leaving his community, family and friends with...

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MOON TIME SISTERS

Moon Time Sisters is a collective of people who want to help young women in northern and remote communities throughout Saskatchewan and Ontario access feminine hygiene projects that they otherwise could not afford. Moon Time...

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HOCKEY CARES

Part One is Complete – Part 2 to Attawapiskat in November!

The Hockey Cares project is about building relationships between the youth of Attawapiskat and Oakville ON, through a common love of hockey. This exchange, supported by Experiences...

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FRIENDS OF THE NORTH MISIWAY

Ongoing Project

Friends of the North Misiway has been providing supplies for the past three years. Our intent is to continue assisting with the needs as requested from Moose Factory. We send hockey equipment, clothes, food...

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TRUE NORTH AID WATER PROJECT

True North Aid is developing a project to provide atmospheric water generators for families and community centres in desperate need of clean water. The system requires low energy and zero mechanical maintenance. We have chosen...

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THE GOOD ALLY PROJECT

ONGOING PROJECT

The Good Ally Project (GAP) is a project of True North Aid and founded by Kingston ON. resident Katie Koopman. Her vision is to build bridges with the community of Eabametoong First Nation and Kingston in the...

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BACKPACKS FOR PIKANGIKUM

100 BACKPACKS FILLED

True North Aid is partnering with grade 7 student Isobel Scott to raise money to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for the northern Indigneous community of Pikangikum, located in northwestern...

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INDIGENOUS MEDICAL ALLIANCE

ONGOING PROJECT

Indigenous Medical Alliance was created to help support the health care needs of individuals living in remote communities across Canada. These supports include arranging transportation and collection of requested medical...

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BACKPACKS FOR DEER LAKE

PROJECT COMPLETE!

True North Aid is partnering with Deer Lake First Nation to send backpacks filled with school supplies to their local schools. Backpacks and school supplies are often extremely expensive in the north and many...

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MOON TIME SISTERS – SASKATCHEWAN

Moon Time Sisters is a collective of people who want to help young women in northern and remote communities throughout Saskatchewan and Ontario access feminine hygiene projects that they otherwise could not afford. Moon Time...

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THE MONTREAL LAKE PROJECT

PROJECT COMPLETE!

In Partnership with Honouring Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Services Canada, ISWO, Trucks for Change, Kriska Transport and other organizations, True North Aid is collecting new and/or slightly used Hockey...

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THE FORT SEVERN PROJECT

PROJECT COMPLETE

To ease the financial burden placed on families we would like to request DONATIONS for transportation costs to send 10 pallets of donated items to Fort Severn First Nation. These supplies which include,...

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TURNOR LAKE/BIRCH NARROWS COMMUNITY FOOD CENTRE

True North Aid plans to provide assistance to the Turnor Lake/Birch Narrows Saskatchewan Community Food Centre currently being established. We would like to help provide the appliances and other equipment necessary to make...

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NORTHERN PRESENTS

ONGOING PROJECT

In 2017, True North Aid launched its Northern Presents project in partnership with St. Benedict’s Elementary School in Milton ON. This partnership came about because of a grade 5 student, Evan Johnston, who...

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FULL TUMMIES DONATION DRIVE

PROJECT COMPLETE

Thank you Charlotte Fenn and her mom Cheryle Fenn for founding and organizing a Full Tummies donation drive to support northern communities in Canada. The drive took place at Cheryle’s workplace, AON office in...

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SOCKS FOR FIRST NATIONS

PROJECT COMPLETE

In April 2018, True North Aid sent 12,000 pairs of socks to help First Nation Communities in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Communities receiving help were, Frog Lake AB, Onion Lake, SK, Birch Narrows,...

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BRANTFORD FOR THE NORTH COLLECTION

PROJECT COMPLETE

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Hockey unites us like no other sport, but there are many of our youth living in remote northern communities that are unable to play due to access and affordability of hockey equipment. For the past three...

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Big Steel Box

PROJECT COMPLETE

In partnership with BigSteelBox, True North Aid purchased a large 20′ steel container. Help us fill it with aid supplies (clothes, toiletries, dried food, school supplies) to support communities and their...

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LIGHT THE LAMP FOR KIDS

PROJECT COMPLETE

The Markham Waxers in partnership with Ruff n’ Ready Apparel and True North Aid presents, Light the Lamp Campaign for northern kids in need. Bring your gently used Waxer jackets and toques to the Mt. Joy Arena...

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21 BOXES OF NEEDED SUPPLIES FOR TWO ONTARIO COMMUNITIES

Project Complete

Help us transport 21 boxes to Neskantaga & Eabametoong First Nation communities in northern Ontario this September. Boxes are packed with donated items like quilts, scarfs, hats, mitts, sweaters, school...

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DONATIONS FOR ATTAWAPISKAT – FALL 2016

Project Complete

450 kg of donations were sent to Northern Ontario. The items were donated by southern Ontario residents. Residents in the remote northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat received this shipment of school...

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Playground For Northern Ontario Community

PROJECT COMPLETE

In partnership with Help Wesley Build A Playground Project and a Pepsi contest grant of $25,000 plus additional funds that were raised, a playground was built for the children of Attawapiskat. This project was...

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DENTAL CARES

PROJECT COMPLETE

In conjunction with our Hockey Cares Project, November 9 – 13, 2017, we have launched a Dental Cares Project to provide dental hygiene supplies and education in Attawapiskat. Support Lisa as she joins the team...

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BABY PACS FOR THE NORTH

PROJECT COMPLETE

In Nunavut, there is a very modern and efficient hospital in the capital city of Iqaluit, providing excellent state-of-the-art care. Each year about 400 expectant moms are flown in to Iqaluit to have their...

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FURNISHING HOMES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

PROJECT COMPLETE

In partnership with EHL Homes of Ottawa, 16 of 22 modular homes (funded by the government of Canada) were furnished in Attawapiskat through the efforts of True North Aid, and our generous sponsors at a cost...

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FOOD FOR LAC BROCHET

PROJECT COMPLETE

True North Aid was able to send eight pallets, (4000lbs) of cereal, soup & crackers to the community of Lac Brochet Manitoba to support families needing some help. True North Aid covered the transportation...

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SUPPORT FOR PIKANGIKUM FIRST NATIONS

PROJECT COMPLETE

Join us in helping to support Pikangikum First Nations Community. In Partnership with Campbellford Rotary Club, a large quantity of excellent donations have been collected and is waiting to be shipped via the...

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FOOD FOR LALOCHE SK

PROJECT COMPLETE

On behalf of the town of La Loche and Clearwater First Nation we are very grateful for the beautiful gift of food (8000+ lbs) delivered to the community just before Christmas. It was very much needed and we...

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RELAY FOR HUNGER – FOOD FOR NORTHERN CANADA

PROJECT COMPLETE

True North Aid was able to provide the funds needed to transport 1.5 tons of food supply held in Thunder Bay since the spring to Fort Albany & Kash, ON to support their local food bank. This project is in partnership with...

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