Community Action Project Updates

Thunder Bay Association of Volunteer Administrators (TBAVA)

TBAVA members are leaders of volunteers from a variety of organizations in Thunder Bay. These teams do not reflect the […]

Wilderness Discovery Centre

Wilderness Discovery Handi-Capable Centre is to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities of any kind by providing […]

Hospice Northwest – The Hike for Hospice Palliative Care

Hospice Northwest presents “Towards a more compassionate Canada, Eh?” as this year’s theme for the Hike for Hospice Palliative Care. […]

Special Olympics Canada 2020

Special Olympics Canada 2020 – Winter Games – Family and Friends Program Thunder Bay will be welcoming 1200 Special Olympics […]

Our Kids Count

Our Kids Count empowers individuals to build stronger families and inclusive communities by enhancing people’s lives through personal growth and […]

City of Thunder Bay Anti-Racism & Respect Advisory Committee

As part of the Committee’s 2017 – 2020 Work Plan, the Committee will work with other community organizations to lend […]

Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network

In Canada, someone has a stroke every 9 minutes. Time is Brain. The faster you act, the more of the […]

Children’s Centre Foundation Thunder Bay

Mental Health Awareness Week activities and promotion Thunder Bay’s Mental Health Network along with Leadership Thunder Bay will coordinate our […]

Thunder Bay Drug Strategy and Crime Prevention Council

Engage youth who are homeless or at risk to participate in a photo voice project It is estimated that there […]

Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation

Increase awareness of the Foundation for a large fundraising event in 2017 Leadership Thunder Bay and Mazinaajim Children’s Foundation will […]

Lakehead Public Schools

Development of a network for students living in Thunder Bay without parents/support in boarding homes International students and students from […]

Thunder Bay & District Humane Society

To develop the “Meet Your Match” program and turn it into a school-based program.   The program is to facilitate the […]

Shelter House Thunder Bay

To develop a volunteer drive to increase the number of volunteers, especially during the summer months.   To host a one-day […]

Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay

Develop a strategy for how and where Habitat for Humanity Thunder Bay should recruit potential families for their program.   Plan […]

City of Thunder Bay Anti-Racism Committee

To organize and host a community forum/town hall discussion that will engage youth, ages 12 to 18, in a grass […]

Norwest Community Health Centres

The Norwest Community Health Centres will work with Leadership Thunder Bay to collaborate with community partners across sectors to launch […]

Shkoday Abinojiiwak Obimiwedoon

This project is an opportunity to showcase Aboriginal leaders through a career fair that represents successful and emerging leaders in […]

Thunder Bay Public Library

“The Human Library is an innovative method designed to promote dialogue, reduce prejudices and encourage understanding.” ( Instead of borrowing […]

Hospice Northwest

Hospice Northwest is interested in developing and hosting Thunder Bay’s first ever Death Café – an event that has been […]

City of Thunder Bay

Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan, Implementation of the Mayor’s Civic Pride Awards and Arts & Heritage Awards. CAP will be […]

Our Kids Count

This project is an opportunity to showcase young parents through a picture story that depicts that young parents are responsible […]

City of Thunder Bay Anti-Racism Committee

The City of Thunder Bay is embracing and promoting respect., an initiative developed and practiced by students and staff at […]

The Ontario Native Women’s Association

Co-led by ONWA and the Ontario Aboriginal HIV/Aids Strategy, the recently struck “Aboriginal women involved in the sex trade “committee […]

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the implementation of the new “Be Active!” program, […]

iLead Innovation in Leadership

The Class of 2012 took on an entirely different type of CAP project than in previous years, one that was […]

Yes Employment Services – Youth Mentoring

The initiative for youth mentoring was developed to foster leadership skills and confidence in youth. This pilot project paired up […]

1st Annual Out of the Darkness Suicide Awareness & Memorial Walk

The inspiration for this event is a very personal one for Margaret Hajdinjak, a Thunder Bay mother who lost her […]

Ontario Native Women’s Association

Aboriginal Participation in Elections The subject of Aboriginal voting participation had been on the mind of those at ONWA for […]

Harbour Youth Services of Thunder Bay

40th Anniversary Amazing Raising Cash for Kids Race In 1971, Walter Serkowney set his sights on starting a youth program […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2010

Developed operational and volunteer manuals as well as volunteer recruitment tools for Precious Bundles Assisted with development of Earthwise Community […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2009

Revised volunteer program for Children’s Centre Foundation Planning of the World Junior Baseball Championships – TBIBA Strategic planning and assisting […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2008

Developed plans to increase Aboriginal involvement with the Thunder Bay Art Gallery Organized a Cultural Scavenger Hunt for The Arthritis Society […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2007

Teamed with Superior Skate Park Coalition Thunder Bay District Health Unit – Call to Action – Healthy Eating, Active Living […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2006

Designed a sponsorship package for P.R.O.Kids Created a teaching package for Litter Free Thunder Bay Developed a Newcomers Survey and […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2005

Designed marketing tools for VCARS Organized a fundraising event and provided grant writing support for The Underground Gym Produced a […]

Community Action Projects Completed in 2004

Developed a fundraiser for Shelter House Created a tool-kit for the purposes of recruiting physicians to Northwestern Ontario Produced a […]