Mentor Nation

Mentor Nation

About This Campaign

Great News and Thanks to all MentorNation supporters!
We have just confirmed a $20,000 donation made directly to MentorNation. As a result we are reducing our goal to $80,000 which makes us 76% to our goal. Yeah! Our Pilot Project is now underway. We are looking for Mentors in the Edmonton area. Go to www.mentornation.ca for information and registration. Don’t stop helping! We need your donations to keep this important project going! MentorNation is a unique initiative supporting Aboriginal entrepreneurship and building self-sufficiency. MentorNation believes that investing in the future of Canada’s First Nation people creates a sustainable and long-term benefit for ALL Canadians. A custom built online platform will help connect First Nations entrepreneurs with successful business leaders from across the country and provide access to an ongoing dialogue as well as resource materials. By supporting entrepreneurs in First Nations communities we can build capacity and infrastructure that will grow businesses, generate new jobs and help communities thrive. Please donate today and help support the development of this valuable national resource. HOW YOU CAN HELP 1. Donate directly. Whether it is $20 or $20,000, every dollar helps and will go directly towards the development of the infrastructure and launch of MentorNation. Please give generously. Charitable Tax Receipts are available. Click on the DONATE NOW button or send a cheque directly to Classroom Connections Learning Foundation at 31 Cavell Ave., Toronto ON M4K 1L5. 2. Lead your own campaign. Set a fundraising goal and invite friends and family to support you in helping to bring entrepreneurial resources to Canada’s First Nation communities. Click on the PARTICIPATE button to set up your own crowd funding campaign. 3. Help spread the word. Please consider sending an email to friends and family to tell them about our project or share our program on any of your social media channels. You can follow us on @CC_Learning. You can also use our hashtag #MentorNation to help get the word out. WHY THIS MATTERS There is no disputing the fact that access to opportunity in Canada’s First Nations communities is desperately low and that the situation is critical. • One in four children in Canadian First Nations communities live in poverty—almost double the national average. • First Nation people living on-reserve have and unemployment rate that is almost three times that of non-Aboriginal Canadians. • The household income for First Nations living on-reserve is approximately $16,000 compared to $36,000 for the rest of Canada. • 61% of First Nation adults have not completed high school, compared with 14% of non-Aboriginal Canadians. • By 2017 Canada is going to face a labour shortage as boomers retire and there are fewer people to replace them. Want more information? Special thanks to RBC for their initial matching donation for $25,000.
RBC Royal Bank
Classroom Connections Learning Foundation

Campaign to Support Classroom Connections Learning Foundation

Classroom Connections is a Canadian organization dedicated to developing innovative educational programs. MentorNation is a pilot project in partnership with First Nations communities where the need for alternative solutions is critical. Visit www.changeitup.ca to to learn about our other programs.

Fundraising Participant Personal Goal Amount Raised
Heather MacTaggart
Heather MacTaggart
930000
$9,300 of $4,000 (232%)
930000
$9,300
Don Tapscott
Don Tapscott
410000
$4,100 of $4,000 (102%)
410000
$4,100
Patrick Dion
Patrick Dion
300000
$3,000 of $3,000 (100%)
300000
$3,000
Giles Gherson
Giles Gherson
250000
$2,500 of $2,500 (100%)
250000
$2,500
Suzanne Anderson
Suzanne Anderson
227500
$2,275 of $2,000 (113%)
227500
$2,275
Carl Compton
Carl Compton
200000
$2,000 of $2,000 (100%)
200000
$2,000
Patrick Rocca
Patrick Rocca
140000
$1,400 of $1,500 (93%)
140000
$1,400
Chris Frolic
Chris Frolic
100000
$1,000 of $1,000 (100%)
100000
$1,000
James Dunbar
James Dunbar
90000
$900 of $1,000 (90%)
90000
$900
MentorCity
MentorCity
60000
$600 of $700 (85%)
60000
$600
Pat Folliott
Pat Folliott
45500
$455 of $1,000 (45%)
45500
$455
May Lay
May Lay
45000
$450 of $450 (100%)
45000
$450
marysia czarski
marysia czarski
27500
$275 of $1,000 (27%)
27500
$275
Team Connections
Team Connections
12000
$120 of $2,000 (6%)
12000
$120
Edmond Dixon
Edmond Dixon
10000
$100 of $500 (20%)
10000
$100
John Abbott
John Abbott
10000
$100 of $5,000 (2%)
10000
$100
Tom Blake
Tom Blake
10000
$100 of $5,000 (2%)
10000
$100
Leigh Richter
Leigh Richter
8000
$80 of $500 (16%)
8000
$80
QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS
QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS
5850
$58.5 of $100 (58%)
5850
$58.5
Deanne Kelleher
Deanne Kelleher
2500
$25 of $500 (5%)
2500
$25
Phil Fontaine
Phil Fontaine
0
$0 of $200 (0%)
0
$0
Little Bear
Little Bear
N/A
0
$0
jennifer podemski
jennifer podemski
0
$0 of $1,000 (0%)
0
$0
Victoria Loutsiv
Victoria Loutsiv
0
$0 of $5,000 (0%)
0
$0
Matthew John
Matthew John
0
$0 of $200 (0%)
0
$0
Nya
Nya
N/A
0
$0
Sheila Richter
Sheila Richter
0
$0 of $500 (0%)
0
$0
robin millar
robin millar
0
$0 of $1,000 (0%)
0
$0
Courtney Ray Cardinal
Courtney Ray Cardinal
0
$0 of $5,000 (0%)
0
$0
Derek Bruno
Derek Bruno
0
$0 of $5,000 (0%)
0
$0
Rhys Davies
Rhys Davies
0
$0 of $5,000 (0%)
0
$0
Clint & Hillary
Clint & Hillary
0
$0 of $2,500 (0%)
0
$0
Michael
Michael
0
$0 of $500 (0%)
0
$0
Jim
Jim
0
$0 of $100 (0%)
0
$0
James Swayze
James Swayze
0
$0 of $1 (0%)
0
$0
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  1. An anonymous donation of $28 has been made to support QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  2. QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS
    QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS gave a $30 donation to support QAG FEDERATION OF RIGHTS
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  3. Lisa Anderson
    Lisa Anderson gave a $100 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  4. John Watt
    John Watt gave a $50 donation to support James Dunbar
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  5. Paul Dowman
    Paul Dowman gave a $50 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  6. Antonio Felipe Sousa Gomes
    Antonio Felipe Sousa Gomes gave a $125 donation to support Suzanne Anderson
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  7. Patricia McCarney
    Patricia McCarney gave a $100 donation
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  8. Fredericka Gregory
    Fredericka Gregory gave a donation to support Giles Gherson
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  9. James Swayze
    James Swayze gave a $500 donation
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  10. Gayle Wilmot
    Gayle Wilmot gave a $30 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like
  11. Lionel Zondo
    Lionel Zondo gave a donation to support May Lay
    over 3 years ago · Like
  12. David Zussman
    David Zussman gave a $100 donation to support Giles Gherson
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  13. Jody Warwaruk
    Jody Warwaruk gave a $50 donation to support Giles Gherson
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  14. Pat Cryder
    Pat Cryder gave a $100 donation to support Heather MacTaggart
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  15. Alain Mootoo
    Alain Mootoo gave a $50 donation to support marysia czarski
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  16. Margaret S Wong
    Margaret S Wong gave a donation to support MentorCity
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  17. MentorCity
    MentorCity gave a $100 donation to support MentorCity
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  18. Carl Compton
    Carl Compton gave a $150 donation to support Carl Compton
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  19. Elizabeth Wilson
    Elizabeth Wilson gave a $25 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  20. Kevin Bavelaar
    Kevin Bavelaar gave a $200 donation to support Carl Compton
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  21. Darcy Walsh
    Darcy Walsh gave a $25 donation to support Patrick Dion
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  22. Sandra Cruickshanks
    Sandra Cruickshanks gave a $50 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like
  23. An anonymous donation has been made to support May Lay
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  24. Blake
    Blake gave a $50 donation to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  25. An anonymous donation of $50 has been made to support Pat Folliott
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  26. Bill Young
    Bill Young gave a donation
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  27. An anonymous donation of $25 has been made to support May Lay
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  28. Ian and Rona Matheson
    Ian and Rona Matheson gave a $20 donation to support James Dunbar
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  29. Rana Sarkar
    Rana Sarkar gave a $250 donation to support Giles Gherson
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
  30. Nicholas Walker
    Nicholas Walker gave a $100 donation to support marysia czarski
    over 3 years ago · Like · 1 person likes this.
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