December 2, 2015
Fifty charities will ring in the New Year with $500,000 in grants from the Thunder Bay Community Foundation.
"This year’s Grant Reception was held on Giving Tuesday, which was a perfect day for the TBCF to give out $500,000 to 50 charities throughout Thunder Bay,” said Bonnie Moore, Executive Director.
Thanks to our donors for supporting the following charities in 2016:
Alzheimer Society of Thunder Bay, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Canadian Red Cross, Children’s Centre Foundation Thunder Bay, Community Arts and Heritage Education Project, Crime Stoppers, Evergreen A United Neighbourhood, Flight of Fancy Exotic Bird Sanctuary, Faye Peterson House, Grace Ministries of Thunder Bay, Hope Air, Harbour Youth Services of Thunder Bay, Handicapped Action Group Incorporated, Hospice Northwest, Little Lions Waldorf Daycare Social Responsibility Committee, Lakehead University, The Multiple Sclerosis Society Lake Superior District, Mishko Bimaadziwin Family Support Services, Magnus Theatre Company Northwest Incorporated, Northwestern Ontario Aviation Heritage Centre, Northwest Ontario Regional Science Fair, Our Kids Count, Roots to Harvest, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, The Salvation Army, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Shelter House Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Association, Thunder Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra, Thunder Bay Community Auditorium Foundation, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay Museum, Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding Association and Underground Gym
“Many of our Family and General Fund Grants help ensure charities become sustainable, support important programs, create innovative new projects and provide critical care. It is such a pleasure to help donors nurture their passion, build our community and create a legacy,” said Lesley Bell, Grants Committee Chair of the TBCF.
These important grants will make a difference to our community 365 days a year.