Victor Pelletier (centre) of T.E. Wealth’s indigenous services team delivers a cheque to Ryan Wood, Director of Canadian Programs and Kerry Brandt, Chairman, Board of Directors in support of the Youth Empowerment Tour.
On Nov. 22 Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) announced that it will be working with non-profit organization Live Different to bring the Youth Empowerment Ice Road Tour to 13 remote communities across Manitoba in January.
Live Different co-ordinates inspirational presentations that encourage youth to lead positive, resilient, and compassionate lives. In a press release , MKO Grand Chief Sheila North Wilson noted, “Through our collaborative efforts, we are striving to support and inspire northern indigenous youth by providing opportunities and access to indigenous role models, resources and training that will enable them to develop and thrive in their communities. Live Different and supporting organizations will be working with communities in a meaningful way to achieve this, and we look forward to the positive outcomes and achievements for our youth.”
T.E. Wealth is pleased to support this initiative through a donation of $10,000 which was delivered by Victor Pelletier, Research Analyst for T.E. Wealth’s indigenous services team, on December 12, 2016. We wish them success and look forward to hearing updates