FIRST NATION BUNK BED PROGRAM: REPORT FROM MISH

Reports from the community of Mishkeegogamang, ON (Mish) indicate that the first 50 beds are assembled and that by all accounts, “It’s been a great experience.”  This was all made possible by Vale and their generous support of this project.
Karen Ward, FTC Canada First Nations Programs, reported that her

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AWARD WINNING SINGER-SONGWRITER LENDS A HAND

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It was a partnership that started back in 2005 and culminated in a song!  “After the Song” was penned by multi-award winning

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CHARACTER: HIGH SCHOOLS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

It used to be that the phrase, “a person of character”, inherently meant “good” character. As we look at more than a decade where our politicians, business leaders, sports stars and celebrities have drained the previous positive inference, out of the word character, a ray of hope is

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HAITI FUNDRAISER: DINNER PROGRAM

We are looking forward to the Haiti Fundraiser coming up on September 24, 2010 in Burlington, ON.  Tickets are still available for this special evening gathering.
The evening program looks like it will provide a great deal of insight into Haiti:
Program:Doors Open ~ 6:00 PMDinner ~ 7:00 PMSpeakers for

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HAITI FUNDRAISER: SPEAKER ANNOUNCED

On September 24, 2010, Paramedic Grant Rumford will take us on a journey to the very heart of Haiti.
FTC Canada sent Grant Rumford to Haiti to work with partner NGO, Mission of Hope. In May 2009 Grant decided to take a leave from the Halton Paramedic Service.

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HAITI FUNDRAISER

Like no other time in history there is a loss of hope in Haiti. FTC Canada is there to help restore and rebuild that hope for without it there is no future.
Please join us on September 24, 2010 for an event that will serve to remind you that supporting

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MEDICAL-DENTAL: TEAM TO GUATEMALA

I can always be sure when returning from a Medical-Dental Team excursion, that I will be asked several times, “When is the next trip and where is it going?”. Because of the preparation time required, we are careful to leave sufficient time between travels to Central America. My answer in

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EL SALVADOR MEDICAL TEAM VIDEO

In February 2010 the largest Medical-Dental team yet (30) was assembled by FTC Canada for the journey to San Salvador, El Salvador, CA. This would mark the second such trip to El Salvador.
The team spent 5 days working in partnership with other medical professionals and support

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GOOD NEWS ON FOOD DROP IN THUNDER BAY

Thunder Bay families that were in need of food support, received it on July 8, 2010 in the form of a Family Food Box from FTC Canada.
Details of the distribution were picked up by the local press who shone a spotlight on the good work of An Eagle’s Cry

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FAMILY FOOD BOXES GO TO FAMILIES IN THUNDER BAY

An eager and terrific team of volunteers, some from An Eagle’s Cry Centre (our host) and some from the FTC Canada Mish Adventure Camp Staff had the entire food box distribution ready to go a day before the actual event!
This included 350 family food boxes (approx. 22lbs each) and

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FAMILY FOOD BOX DISTRIBUTION: THUNDER BAY

Thursday July 8, 2010
Eagles Cry Life Centre in Thunder Bay is distributing 350 food boxes and 350 hygiene boxes to needy families in partnership with FTC Canada.
The distribution will take place at An Eagles Cry Life Centre on 100 Simpson Street in Thunder Bay, ON today (centre founder

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