Health is freedom from illness and injury and is a key component in alleviating poverty. For many remote Indigenous communities in Canada, swift access to health care within their communities is far from the national minimum standard. True North Aid is committed to serving and supporting Health Care initiatives that support and promote a healthy body, mind and spirit.

  • 2019 Year-End Campaign SUPPORT OUR FINAL PROJECTS OF 2019 Help True North Aid fundraise for its final projects of 2019, representing our health, hope, education, self-determination and reconciliation stones of support. We cannot complete these without your support and passion. Please read our letter below. DONATE NOW! In just a few short years, True North Aid has been… Continue Reading
  • MAAMIIKIWE PROJECT PART OF OUR #I DIDN'T KNOW 2019 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN True North Aid, Hands for Heart and the Indigenous family support programs in Sioux Lookout are collaborating to establish “Maamiikiwe” [maa-mee-ki-way]. Translated from Ojibway this means “gives gifts away.” This partnership aims to connect essential maternal, infant and children’s items with mothers and families in need.… Continue Reading
  • MOON TIME SISTERS – ONTARIO OVER 78,000 ITEMS COLLECTED IN OCTOBER 2019 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 Sisters has been able to support over 25 communities in less than 2… Continue Reading
  • Health Inequalities for Indigenous Peoples Support Our Health Projects Today! Social Determinants of Health Indigenous peoples in Canada represent the fastest growing population in Canada and suffer from some of the biggest health inequalities in Canada. To understand some of these inequalities, we must first under the Social Determinants of health: Socioeconomic status Lifestyle Geographical location Age Gender Colonization Community… Continue Reading
  • ktown to fort hope HEALTH FOR FORT HOPE PROJECT PART OF OUR #I DIDN'T KNOW 2019 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN - VISIT THIS FEBRUARY 2020 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 is a pilot project of the Indigenous… Continue Reading
  • 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 doing amazing work at True North Aid. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Layette Bag Donations Project… Continue Reading
  • mts ontario july 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 Sisters has been able to support over 25 communities in less than 2 years. Moon Time Sisters is a volunteer-led… Continue Reading
  • ima clean up day NORTHERN HEALTH INITIATIVES ONGOING PROJECT Northern Health Initiatives 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 supplies such as wheelchairs, walkers, diabetic supplies, wound care supplies and more. IMA is also committed to helping to provide specialized health care… Continue Reading
  • 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 Sisters has been able to support over 25 communities in less than 2 years. Moon Time Sisters is a volunteer-led… Continue Reading
  • 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 and provides important dental health education during this trip. Thank you Lisa Jamieson Mazzocato for a great job… Continue Reading
  • 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 babies. They are given wonderful care while they are in the hospital but are then returned to their communities,… Continue Reading