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Dear friend of STL,

Welcome to our Summer Newsletter! We hope you are enjoying your summer as much as we are! We are gearing up for Back-to-School 2010!
STL's 7th annual event a great success!
Event 2010Thank you to all of our donors, recipients, supporters and volunteers who came out and showed their support of our cause. Thank you to Tony Bradshaw and the entire Canyon Creek team (156 Front Street West, Toronto, ON) for hosting us! See pictures of our great night, our special guests and the rest of the festivities!
STL & Kids Helping Kids deliver 15 laptops to PEI!
STL and Kids Helping Kids deliver 15 laptops to PEIKids Helping Kids was founded in 2004 by Briana MacLeod when she was 9 years old. Their current plan is to give 60% of the money they raise to organizations in Montreal and 40% to organizations in the rest of Canada as well as international organizations. STL first teamed up with them in 2009 to donation 22 laptops to Montreal youth! Check out the PEI pics!

Meet Addis, the newest member of the STL team!
Meet Addis
A graduate of York University, we are excited to have Addis work with us on enhancing our marketing and promotional campaigns to further our initiative and the mission of Sky's the LimitCheck out her bio on the STL site!
STL donates laptop to Uganda orphanage!
Uganda OrphanageLongtime STL supporter Shawna Coxon recently coordinated the delivery of a laptop to a Ugandan orphanage called African Child in Need (ACIN) in Kampala. The orphanage has 22 young men ranging in age from 12-18. Read more about the orphanage and the laptop delivery!

Ernst & Young donates more laptops to STL!
EY LaptopsSTL received assorted Dell and Lenovo laptops from Ernst & Young's downtown Toronto branch (222 Bay Street). STL will install software on these laptops and deliver them to under-resourced youth across the GTA. Stay tuned for photos of the recipients coming soon! For more information of Ernst & Young, please visit http://www.ey.com
STL celebrated YOU in style!
STL Event Lara Thank youThank you to all of our donors, recipients, supporters and volunteers who came to our 7th Annual Event on June 15th at Canyon Creek (156 Front Street West, Toronto, ON). Guests were greeted by STL's Publicist Sonya Bhatia (pictured here with me) as host Will Strickland kept the party going and the energy high while DJ Mista Jiggz provided the musical soundtrack for the night.

In attendance were many special guests (Rosario Marchese, MPP Trinity-Spadina), James Bonnici (STL Volunteer of the Year), Brittiany (STL's 2000th recipient) & the Eminence Quartet, Dave Robitaille (IBM Canada Ltd), Kevin Weekes (Hockey Night in Canada), Sherman Hamilton (Raptors NBA TV) and Terry Power (Sapphire Technologies Canada Ltd). Check out the great photos taken by Anna Keenan and Marsha & Larry Nicols.

Thanks to Tony Bradshaw and his amazing team at Canyon Creek! Also, thank you to our STL Team... Rema Tavares (STL Operations Manager), Grace Han (STL Assistant), Sonya Bhatia (STL Publicist, PR), Addis Embiyalow (STL Communications), Soteira Hortop (STL Volunteer) and Lisa McPhee (STL Ambassador).

We are excited about our Back-to-School 2010 campaign. Say tuned for more details next month!

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"

2100 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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