• ktown to fort hope 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 is a pilot project of the Indigenous Medical Alliance. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Who, What, Where… Continue Reading
  • 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 provide an opportunity to create happy, care free memories of childhood, spending long days playing outside with friends and taking… Continue Reading
  • 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. During the walk, information about Canada's history with Indigenous peoples will be available with suggestions on how… 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
  • THE CAMINO WAY PROJECT – SUPPORTING THE BALLANTYNE PROJECT Join Natasha and her mom, as they travel the Camino Way in Europe to raise funds and awareness about Indigenous communities in Canada by raising funds about the Ballatyne Project. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Who, What, Where & When About the Entrepreneurship Program Project Overview As some people might know in a… Continue Reading
  • 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 persistence and determination and his success has surpassed anything he could have imagined. In March 2019, Dwight returned from Europe where… 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
  • 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 Canada, and many other donors and sponsors, will continue to be life-changing encounter for many of the… Continue Reading
  • 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 and much more as part of the community cupboard that was sent in August. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission… Continue Reading
  • 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 Sustainable Energy Logistics as a product vendor for our Water Project. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Who, What,… Continue Reading
  • 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 spirit of reconciliation through good allyship and meet the practical and measurable needs in the community.… Continue Reading
  • 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 Ontario. At $40 a backpack you can support the students of Pikangikum with school supplies for the upcoming school year. DONATE… Continue Reading
  • ima clean up day 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 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
  • 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 families simply cannot afford them. For $40 a backpack, you can support a child living in Deer Lake First… 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
  • 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 Equipment to send to Montreal Lake First Nation Community to support Youth in that community who struggle with many issues. DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission… Continue Reading
  • 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, jackets, diapers, baby formula, children’s toys and learning materials as well. Over 1700 lbs of donations were sent to Fort… Continue Reading
  • 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 this centre operational. We are also looking for funding to stock the cupboards with much needed food necessary for the operation of… Continue Reading
  • four kids in front of tree 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 wanted to do something to help northern Indigenous communities. Through this initiative, students provided more than 700 gift packages to… Continue Reading
  • 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 Toronto. Thanks to all this who work at AON for your generous support. Many donations were collected and on… Continue Reading
  • 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, Thunderchild, Moosimin, Ministikwin, Kewatin, Southend, Black Lake, Walliston, Lac Brochet, Sandy Bay and Pine House. Thank you to all those who… Continue Reading
  • 2019 collection BRANTFORD FOR THE NORTH COLLECTION PROJECT COMPLETE 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 years, Patty Dejonig her family have been gathering hockey equipment for First Nations youth. Each year they've… Continue Reading
  • 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 families in northern Saskatchewan. Once it is emptied, it will be left on site to serve as storage for a food bank… Continue Reading
  • 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 in Markham on December 16th & Markham Village Arena in Markham on December 17. Continue Reading
  • shipment to FH 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 supplies and more! DONATE NOW! Project Overview Mission & Goals Who, What, Where & When Project Overview ​If self-determination is the goal, then… Continue Reading
  • 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 supplies, warm winter clothing and hand-crafted baby items. The items were all donated through collection drives held by several non-profit agencies and… Continue Reading
  • 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 Inspired by an 11 year old boy from Niagra Falls who saw the need and was determined to make… 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
  • 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 of approx. $3500 per home. Continue Reading
  • 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 with Gardewine Transport from Timmins ON to Thompson MB and the community took over from there. This was made… Continue Reading
  • 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 ice road. We continue to request formula, baby food and diapers and generous donations to cover the costs of transportation… Continue Reading
  • 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 thank True North Aid for the compassion that was demonstrated - Norman McCallum. Special thanks… Continue Reading
  • northern canada 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 Relay For Hunger. Supplies include one pallet of Mini Wheats (252… Continue Reading