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We are proud to have partnered with CFC and the Government of Canada to deliver funding locally in the Battlefords to ensure that our most vulnerable citizens are safe and healthy. Through the ECSF, we will be investing $40,000 towards local charities and qualified donees supporting vulnerable populations. All funding available through BDCF has been allocated and we are no longer accepting applications.

 

We are pleased to announce support for the following projects:

$14,600 to CMHA Battlefords Branch for collaboration with Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford to connect in-patients to virtual peer support.

$5,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Battlefords for Youth Mental Health programming.

$14,900 to Battleords & Area Sexual Assault Centre for Crisis Line Volunteer Recruitment and Support.

$5,500 to Battlefords Interval House for equipment and resources for Mental Health therapist.      

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Scholarships from the Peter Lewochko Fund were awarded recently. More info here.

New Fund for Medical Expenses

Darin Schaefer was diagnosed with cancer in June of 2019. Through his battle, he remained optimistic and full of hope. He felt there were so many people going through a difficult time that he knew he wanted to "pay it forward" to acknowledge the support given to him and the Schaefer family. Darin lost his battle in December, 2019 and the Schaefer family are proud to honour his wish by creating the Darin Schaefer Warrior Fund because there were so many warriors that stood behind them.

 

The Warrior Fund will provide financial support for those who have a critical and/or life-threatening disease. Applicants may be reimbursed up to $1,000 of medical expenses allowable under Canada Revenue Agency.

 

Warrior Fund application here. Warrior Fund claim formhere. Learn more about expenses allowed by Canada Revenue Agency here. 

 

For more information please contact BDCF at 306-441-2961 or email: bfordscf@gmail.com

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