Charities

True North Youth Foundation

                                                          Vision

The True North Youth Foundation endeavours to be a valued partner in assisting youth within Manitoba to achieve their full physical, social, emotional and intellectual potential. We further strive to establish ourselves as an integral asset to the City of Winnipeg and Province of Manitoba while striving to be a consistent source of pride for our entire community.

Mission

We are relentless in our pursuit of providing consistent, innovative, viable, successful programs that provide underserved youth in Manitoba the hand up they need to fulfill their ultimate potential. We fulfill this obligation by providing opportunities in a positive, enlightening environment that will educate youth on how to improve the quality of their lives.

Strategy

In an ever-changing world, we seek to consistently re-invest in our youth, facilities, and programs to enhance opportunities that allow the future of Manitoba to meet their full potential. We envision growth in a fiscally responsible way, by looking for new sources of funding while ensuring we maintain the level of consistent predictable impact on the youth of the Manitoba.

The three programs the TNYF operates are:

1.) The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Academy (WJHA) removes participation barriers for over 625 students, allowing them the opportunity to experience the sport of hockey, while increasing the students’ connectedness to their schools and communities.

2.) Project 11 is an engaging cross-curricular mental health & wellness program for grades K-8. Project 11 focuses on positive coping strategies such as focusing the mind, increasing self-awareness of feelings and strengths, and building positive relationships.

3.) Camp Manitou aims to deliver camp and outdoor programming with the goal of providing accessible, meaningful, outdoor camp experiences to Manitoba children, youth and community groups.

For more information please go to www.tnyf.ca.

 

Continuity Care

cc-logo-horiz-keaneContinuity Care is a non-profit organization formed in 1995 by a group of dedicated parents, siblings and citizens who wanted to assist families, as well as others, in planning for the future of their family member with an intellectual disability. They were asking the question “What will happen to my child after I’m gone?” Adults with disabilities are outliving their parents. Siblings may reside in another community, may be looking after aging parents, or have busy families of their own. Demographic trends show that every generation has fewer and fewer siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews than the one before. This translates into fewer opportunities for extended family to provide support. Continuity Care is there to help. Families are strong and resourceful, but may need support in planning for the long-term security of their family member. We provide support, resources and tools to plan for each family and their unique set of circumstances. Continuity Care works effectively in partnership with families, community, government and service providers to ensure that families develop a future plan – www.continuitycare.ca.