Suddenly it’s almost December and we have so many projects on the go: multi-month programs running in Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Calgary; evening workshops in Saskatoon focused on Social Media, Building Indigenous-Settler Alliances, and Public Speaking; and plans to launch new workshops in Regina, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Toronto in the new year.
We are doing our best to make NU more available to more people, planning our first workshops in some rural areas of Saskatchewan and keeping the newest programs going like Next Up Winnipeg, which is just starting its 4th year, and BC Indigenous Youth in Action, which will be in its 3rd year in 2018. Expanding our programs means that we need to expand our accessibility and raise funds for participants who need subsidies for travel from rural areas to program cities or for childcare during sessions or for language interpretation throughout a program or for other accessibility supports.
You can help make this all happen by donating to Next Up through our site on CanadaHelps and you'll not only receive our heartfelt thanks, but a tax receipt too.
Here's how your donation can make a difference:
Consider becoming a monthly donor:
$10 monthly donation supports one participant in a 3-day intensive program
$20 monthly donation contributes to one participant who requests additional support for childcare, travel, interpretation services, etc.
$40 monthly donation pays for the lunch costs for a 3-day long program
$50 monthly donation pays for the venue costs for a 3-day long program
$70 monthly donation pays for one hour of ASL/language interpretation per month
Or if you choose to give a one-time donation:
$200 pays for three hours of ASL/language interpretation for a workshop
$150 contributes to a childcare subsidy for a participant in a 3-day long program
$100 contributes to travel costs for a participant to get from their home community to a program city
$85 pays for one participant’s registration fee to a 3-day intensive program
$75 provides an honorarium for a guest speaker who shares their knowledge with the group
$50 contributes to a childcare subsidy for a participant in a workshop
$20 buys a flipchart pad, markers, and other miscellaneous workshop supplies
We can't thank you enough for your support. Every dollar counts!