The first stop after landing in Sandy Lake was a visit to the elementary school. There, the principal was eager to take us on a tour and tell us about all the good things happening for the children in this community. “They’ve been talking about their bunk beds for days
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
Up to 50 children a day arrive at the Mish Adventures home base by bus each day! And they arrive to a host of great activities; from swimming to volleyball and of course, eating food!
The weather in the North has been ideal; never too hot and never too
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
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
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
There are a high percentage of First Nations children and youth in most of the communities in Northern Ontario. In Mishkeegogamang we have had the privilege of meeting and spending time with several