What Will Your Legacy Be?

There are many reasons to consider a legacy gift. It’s a great way to ensure your memory lives on forever. It’s a way of acknowledging a charity that has had an impact on your life or the lives of those important to you, and will help the charity continue their important work. In addition, there […]

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Legacy Gifts Bring New Amenities to St. Joseph’s Clients

St. Joseph’s Foundation is extremely grateful to donors who have chosen to leave a legacy gift to us this year.  This past year St. Joseph’s Foundation has been the recipient of planned gifts totaling $377,916.  Generous community members recognized through their donation the support they or a family member received from St. Joseph’s Care Group. […]

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Donor Ensures NOSM Remains at the Forefront

Spring is in the air and many of us here at NOSM are celebrating the arrival of brighter days ahead. While the global health situation is still ever present in our lives, this has not stopped our students from embracing the “new normal” and continuing to thrive. Supporting NOSM students has been at the forefront […]

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$1M Distributed to Deserving Students & Organizations

The Thunder Bay Community Foundation is ecstatic to announce that over $1,000,000 was distributed to deserving students and organizations in 2020! During 2020, the world faced great uncertainties due to the global pandemic. The Thunder Bay Community Foundation aimed to help individuals and organizations during this tough time. We were able to distribute over $1,000,000 […]

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Kim’s Story

Tracey Boyechko, mom to past client Samantha, recently stated, “It takes a special person to work with the children and families at George Jeffrey Children’s Centre, and Kim Sjolund has been one of those special people”. March 31, will mark a bittersweet day for the Centre as Kim wraps up her 22 year career to […]

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An Affordable, Yet Substantial Legacy Donation

Beverly and Dave Knutson are generous donors to the Health Sciences Foundation, and have included a gift of life insurance as an additional way to ensure their support is provided even when they have passed. For Dave and Bev Knutson, a gift of life insurance was a reasonably affordable way for them to guarantee a […]

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Confederation College had a Hoot supporting its students!

On Thursday Jan 28, 2021, Confederation College celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Community Partners’ Evening with a drive through pick up of ‘Have a Hoot’ boxes in support of bursaries and scholarships for students. The event is usually held in the fall but due to COVID-19 restrictions and the public not being allowed on campus, […]

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Picture is Worth a 1000 Words

No matter what language you speak, saying thank you speaks to our heart.  On behalf of St. Joseph’s Foundation of Thunder Bay and from the bottom of our hearts we would like to say Thank you, Merci, Miigwetch for your support over the past year. Your donations to the “Picture is Worth a 1000 Words” […]

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‘The Flower Lady’ Leaves a Meaningful Legacy

From milking cows as a child, to helping her family farm chickens, and then, later, finding a passion for gardening and flowers, Isabel Webster’s life was one that will always be remembered by those who knew her. And now, thanks to her decision to make a gift in her Will of $1,025,128 to the Thunder […]

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