Local groups will benefit from the North Bay and Area Community Foundation to the tune of $44,536.
Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. They help Canadians invest in making communities better places to live, work and play.
More than 85% of Canadian communities have access to a community foundation, from the largest cities to the smallest towns.
Collectively the Foundation has combined assets of more than $4.8 billion and put hundreds of millions back communities over its 94-year history.
Local Executive Director Kate Merritt-Dupelle and Chair Patti Callahan announced this year’s local recipients this morning at The Grande.
- Victoria’s Quilts $2,000
- PADDLE $8,422
- Discovery North Bay $2,000
- Granite Club $5,013
- Rotary Camp Tillicum $5,000
- Capitol Centre $3,100
- Alzheimer Society $4,000
- YMCA $5,000
- Packsac Smiles $3,000
- Trinity |Infant Food Shelf $2,000
- East Ferris Golden Age Club $5,000
As well the group announced a fundraising dinner for Friday May 5, with a five course meal and auctions. Tickets are $100 each with a $50 tax receipt. Call 705-495-3737