February 2021
 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

True North Aid is hiring! We are currently recruiting for Program Delivery Coordinator/ Logistics Management. For more information, check out our LinkedIn Posting. Resumes and cover letters can be sent to [email protected]. Deadline to apply is March 5th, 2021. 

 
 
 

MOBILITY SUPPLIES SUPPORT 15 NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO COMMUNITIES

 

In partnership with Rollup Solutions in London, Ontario, True North Aid delivered 31 pallets of wheelchairs and walkers to 15 communities in northwestern Ontario as part of KO Chiefs and the Independent First Nations Alliance.

 
 

GOOD ALLY PROJECT LAUNCHES REZ READS

 

The Good Ally Project is launching the Rez Reads Initiative to purchase books  throughout the month of February to support Eabametoong First Nations. Please visit:  http://ow.ly/tb3450DFWYO

 

BAG TO BANNOCK DELIVERS 17 PALLETS

 

The Bag to Bannock Project, in partnership with Gardewine North and Prairie Flour Mill sent 17 pallets of flour to remote communities challenged with food insecurity in four provinces and one territory within the month of February. That’s 850 bags of 20kg flour which equals to 18 tons!

 

AMAZON DELIVERING SMILES SUPPORTS MAAMIKIWE AND GARDEN HILL

 

Through the generosity of Amazon customers and the Delivering Smiles program we were able to send many pallets of critical care items to young moms and infants in Garden Hill First and Sioux Lookout through our Maamiikiwe project. 

 

ON THE LAND SUPPORTING NELSON HOUSE LAUNCHES

 

Our On The Land Project launched in the community of Nelson House, MB to support local students through the Country Foods Program where they learn traditional food techniques and provide traditional food from local hunters for those in need. 

 
 

FRIENDS OF THE NORTH MISIWAY FUNDS FOOD FOR THE HOLIDAYS

 

Friends of the North Misiway and True North Aid funded $10,000 to purchase food cards from the Northern Store to support seniors and their families in December.

 

WARM HANDS, WARM HEARTS SUPPORTS 8 REMOTE COMMUNITIES

 

Our Warm Hands, Warm Hearts initiative in partnership with Sew On Fire Ministries supported several communities with winter clothing, school supplies and much more in both Manitoba and Saskatchewan. 

 

BLUE MOUNTAIN JACKETS TO NWT

 

In Partnership with Blue Mountain Resorts in Collingwood ON & Gardewine Transport, The communities of Tuktoyatuk and Inuvik in the NWT received brand-new winter clothing and jackets donated by Blue Mountain Resorts. 

 
 

CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO 3 COMMUNITIES IN SASKATCHEWAN

 

Many youth in the communities of Coles Bay, Jans Bay and Ministikiwan received gifts through our Northern Presents program just before Christmas. Special thanks to Giant Tiger Meadow Lake for the generous discounts. 

 
 
 

ATTAWAPISKAT RECEIVES PPE AND BLANKETS

 

Attawapiskat First Nation received a large shipment of PPE & blankets to support their elders and family well-being programs, local shelter and healing lodge. Thanks to the Langlois family for organizing the collection and shipment. 

 
 
 

NORTHERN SUPPLIES FOR SUCCESS SENDS MORE SUPPLIES TO SK

 

Northern Supplies for Success recently shipped three pallets of clothing and school supplies to the remote community of Wollastan Lake SK. Thank you to Hazel and her team for organizing this shipment. 

 

WE SEE YOU DAY SUPPORTS TRUE NORTH AID

 
The Ballantyne Project held their first “We See You” Day virtually this year with almost 300 people throughout Canada. True North is grateful for the support we received through this event.