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|Dear friend of STL,
Welcome to our first e-newsletter!
We are excited to bring you all of our latest news. We hope you enjoy reading it and please contact us with any comments or suggestions. We would love to hear from you!
It was a busy winter at STL as we continued to meet the challenge of providing refurbished
computers to all of our program partners throughout the GTA, Durham and Ottawa...
has partnered with notable social activist, Toronto Police Constable
Ojo Tewogbade, in order to provide refurbished computers to
under-resourced youth residing in the Shawanaga First Nation community in Northern Ontario. STL visited the community in April. View photos from the trip! Deliveries will commmence in June.
Flare Volunteer Award Winner!
Lara Tavares, STL Founder and CEO, won the FLARE
Volunteer Award for 2008! This prestigious award is presented each year
to six outstanding Canadian female
volunteers aged 18 and up whose volunteer achievements have made a
difference to the lives of the people in their communities. The award
ceremony will take place on May 22nd in Toronto and the winners and
the event will be covered in subsequent issues of FLARE. This national coverage will most certainly generate lots of interest in STL! Visit Flare.com for award info
STL/P2E Ottawa Expansion
STL is fundraising to provide 200 computers to youth enrolled in Pinecrest, Ottawa's Pathways to Education Program this fall. The computers will be given to under-resourced students whose parents or guardians may not otherwise be able to afford them. Thanks to everyone who voted for our project on Givemeaning.com! Let the fundraising begin! Our first goal is to reach $5025.00 by June 25th.
60 Computers for StepStones
The StepStones for Youth Organization's mandate is to promote and continually improve fundamental core skills for youth
that will directly increase their potential for achievement at school,
in the community, and as members of the workforce. 60 girls, aged 12-14, received computers from STL after participating
in StepStones for Youth's two-week camp program. Visit the StepStones for Youth Website
STL Welcomes New Canadians
provided 20 computers to 20 families through COSTI Immigration
Services. COSTI provides community-based employment, educational,
settlement and social services to immigrant communities. Many of these
youth from war-torn countries will be attending school regularly for
the first time in their lives. See photos of COSTI recipients!
|STL Recipient Profile - Jason Londono
From a young age Jason knew that he liked to build and fix things,
so when he learned about the Mechanical Engineering Program at George
Brown College he was quick to apply. Jason is now in his 2nd year
there and is working towards an Advanced Technologist Diploma. He is a
hard working and dedicated student, which is reflected in his marks. Read Jason's full profile
STL Volunteer Profile - Daniel Davidson
became interested in STL after he had a great time attending an STL
fundraising event. Completing a post-graduate degree in public
relations at Humber College, part of his program entails volunteering
with a fundraising charity. When he learned of this, Daniel immediately
contacted STL. He admires what STL stands for and hopes to contribute
to our continuing success in a meaningful way. Read Daniel's full profile
STL Gear Available Now!
Back by popular demand! STL is introducing several new products to our line this year. Now available: Hooded Sweatshirts, Tshirts, Tank Tops Lanyards and Keychains! All
proceeds from the sale of STL merchandise goes directly towards the
purchase of refurbished computers for under-reourced youth. STL Merchandise on Sale
with our STL volunteers, I have the great pleasure of meeting many of
our recipients when we deliver their computers to their homes. They are
often eager to say "Thank You" to the unknown donors who are helping to
make their dreams possible. On behalf of our recipients, we appreciate
your support. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
The Sky's the Limit!
Founder and CEO
Sky's the Limit Youth Organization
416.350.8888, STLonline@gmail.com, www.STLonline.org
"Be the change you would like to see in the world" - World Youth Motto
Make a donation!
Sky's the Limit Youth Organization is a registered non-profit,
non-government charitable organization in Ontario, Canada. BN#85757
We rely on the kindness of community and corporate donors who believe in
our mandate to provide refurbished computers to under-resourced youth
who could not otherwise afford them.
Considering giving in honour of a special occasion, someone's memory or as a tribute.
Organize a fundraising event in your community!
Gifts can be made to STL in one of the following ways:
1. CHEQUE DONATIONS
Please make cheque payable to:
Sky's the Limit Youth Organization,
192 Spadina Ave, Suite 410 Toronto, ON M5T 2C2
2. CREDIT CARD DONATIONS
Secure online donations and pre-authorized monthly payments may be made through CanadaHelps.org
3. IN KIND DONATIONS
We accept donations of items, and in some cases can provide tax receipts for them. Please call (416) 350-8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
STL will provide a tax receipt for all donations over $10.