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WOLVES United Funding Announced

United Way Centraide North East Ontario (UWCNEO) and SW Sports and Entertainment are excited to announce that the first round of WOLVES United funding for the 2018/19 season has been allocated to seven local agencies working to support youth and youth mental health initiatives in the Sudbury and Manitoulin Districts.

“The WOLVES United partnership is committed to ensuring that accessible, community-based programs are available to help our kids reach their potential,” says Michael Cullen, Executive Director with UWCNEO. “Earlier in the fall, local agencies working with youth and youth mental health programming were invited to submit funding applications. Those applications have been reviewed, and we are now proud to announce where the first round of Wolves United funding will be invested.”

WOLVES United Funded Partners
  • Barrydowne College: I AM at BDC
  • Better Beginnings Better Futures: Kids Club Recreational Afterschool Program
  • Elizabeth Fry Society: Mother-Child Story Book Project
  • Jean Hanson Public School: Well-being and mental health evenings for students with special needs and their parents
  • Learning Disabilities: ADHD Parent Education Program
  • Sudbury Action Centre for Youth: Free SAFETalk suicide support training to people
  • Special Olympics: Subsidized transportation and equipment needs for introductory sport and competitions

“The Sudbury Wolves are ecstatic to be part of an initiative that is impacting the lives of many young people,” said Dario Zulich, Owner and Governor of the Sudbury Wolves. “Giving back to the community is one of our goals and partnering with WOLVES United has allowed us to support those in our communities in ways we could never have imagined. We are hopeful that we can continue to grow the support for these programs in the future.”

For more information about the WOLVES United partnership, volunteer opportunities with the 50/50 electronic raffle, or inquiries regarding the application process, please contact our office.

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