Special Fundraising Initiatives
Family Gift Boxes
Together We Stand Foundation
(TWSF) is a nationally registered Canadian charity created to honour the sacrifices made by deployed military personnel and their families each day, and to show that they are appreciated.
For the past two years, Rick and Lillian Ekstein, the founders of the Together We Stand Foundation, have generously donated a gift to families of members who are deployed overseas.
In 2019, Mr. and Mrs. Ekstein are once again showed their appreciation by providing special Family Gift Boxes containing cards and coupons from a variety of retail businesses. To date, the gift boxes have an approximate value of $300 and include gift cards and coupons from adidas, Brass & Unity, Fabricland, Reebok, and Yogen Früz.
Who can complete the online gift form: CAF member or a member of the family/household.
Supporting documents: The Canadian Forces Task Plan and Operations (CFTPO) Task Authority will need to be attached when completing the form to provide proof of deployment and member verification.
Arrival: The gift packages will be sent from a mailing house directly to the address designated by the member before the holidays.
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A collection of large banners can be purchased and displayed by organizations with the aim of fostering public engagement, awareness and support for military members and veterans. The banners are available in various sizes and formats including exterior, interior and as window clings.
Banners are available at http://respectcanada.org/pages/banners.html
Lorenna McKinnett - Breaking of the Sword
Proceeds from digital sales of Breaking of the Sword
in Canada go to Support Our Troops. The album is available as a CD, 180-gram vinyl record, and through all music services, including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. For more information visit: https://loreenamckennitt.com/
Littlest Monkey by Jarrod Anderson - A Children's Book For All Ages
Join Ookie, Nala, Tum Tum, Jo and Aria as they journey to find the true meaning of family and friendship. The proceeds from this book will be donated to the Support Our Troops Fund for families of veterans to further their education. The Littlest Monkey is available at selected Chapters stores. Please check availability at www.chapters.indigo.ca If there is no copy at your local store, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we can ship you a copy!
We Have Superpowers- by Kari Pries, PhD
We Have Superpowers is a children’s book celebrating the courage and contributions of the children of serving, transitioning, and veteran members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who have lived through the injury or illness of a loved one. With the support and partnership of Support Our Troops and True Patriot Love Foundation, We Have Superpowers will be available for free for children from Military Family Resource Centres (MFRCs) across Canada.