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Dear friend of STL,

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter! Sky's the Limit (STL) got off to a great start in 2010 and we have many successes to share with you!


S
TL EVENT 2010
SAVE THE DATE!
Tuesday, June 15th @ Canyon Creek
Join us as we celebrate our donors, supporters, volunteers, and recipients in an evening of celebration, food and fun! Meet our 2000th computer recipient and our 2009 Volunteer of the Year!

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STL and Ernst & Young deliver 39 laptops to Rexdale, Toronto youth!
Rexdale 2010 deliverySTL teamed up with Ernst & Young (E&Y) to provide laptops to youth participating in the Pathways to Education Program's Rexdale location. Rexdale (aka Jamestown) is located in North Etobicoke, in the northwest end of Toronto. STL is very proud to partner with E&Y. View photos of the recipients and volunteers!
STL assists in Haiti relief effort!
STL and Save the ChildrenSave the Children Canada delivers immediate and lasting improvement to children's lives worldwide. STL provided their field staff with a mobile office, allowing them to stay connected to their work wherever they may be; at home or abroad. Stay in touch to follow the 5 laptops as they travel the world helping children & youth!
FMCT and TD Trust 6th annual "Run4Hope" for STL!
FMCT 2010
The Fletcher's Meadows Cross Trainers (FMCT) "Run4hope" race was held on Sunday, April 25th to benefit STL! FMCT's 6th annual race took place at Professor's Lake in Brampton. Proceeds will be used to purchase computers for Peel youth. With the Help of TD Canada Trust, FMCT raised $12,000 for STL!
STL receives Ontario Trillium Foundation funding!
Ontario Trillium FoundationThe Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) granted STL $113,000 over three years to increase resources, volunteers and partners to provide refurbished computers and training to youth who are marginalized in Southern Ontario. OTF is one of Canada's leading charitable grantmaking foundations.
STL delivers 70 laptops to Winnipeg!
Winnipeg ExpansionR.B. Russell Vocational High School facilitates an inclusive learning environment that is engaging, relevant and safe. This delivery was funded by Sapphire Canada, a division of Randstad, in Winnipeg, MB. STL is proud to partner with Sapphire Canada!

STL and Karmaloop.com donate 10 laptops to youth across the GTA!
KarmaloopKarmaloop.com is a cross-platform web retailer specializing in global streetwear fashion. KarmaloopTV documented the delivery of 10 laptops to youths in the GTA for their new show "Globaloop", dedicated to fostering awareness of domestic and international social, political and cultural issues. Watch the video now!
Another milestone reached... our 2000th recipient!
STL delivers 2000th laptopBrittiany became our 2000th recipient on April 9th, 2010! 

Brittiany is an honour roll student attending Secondary School in Brampton, ON. She is in her last year of high school and intends on graduating with double honours...

"I cannot imagine not having access to a computer for my future endeavours as an athlete, mediator, singer, poet, and so much more. ...STL has given me a tool that has played a large role in being the first in my family to attend university and make my family proud. My heart is filled with gratitude..." more from Brittiany"

I visited Brittiany's class on May 6th and I was moved by the dedication and spirit of Brittiany, her classmates and her teacher, Kim Thomas.

We are excited about our plans for our upcoming 7th annual event and we are planning a special night for you. Hope to see you there!

The Sky's the Limit!


Lara Tavares Signature

Lara Tavares, Founder and CEO
Sky's the Limit Youth Organization

"Be the change you would like to see in the world", Mahatma Gandhi, adopted as World Youth Motto
Sky's the Limit is dedicated to addressing the widening digital divide in Canada by providing students with access to the tools and resources they need to pursue the infinite opportunities and possibilities available to them.

Core value - STL provides services to all under-resourced youth regardless of race, gender, religious beliefs or sexual orientation..."Everybody's kids or nobody's kids"

2082 refurbished computers placed to date!!!

2010 Sky's The Limit Youth Organization - www.stlonline.org
Sky's the Limit is a Canadian Registered Charity BN85757 9742RR0001 
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