HEARTFELT THANKS to all of our Supporters!!   Thank you,  Webale Nyo, Miigwetch, Asante Sana, Merci Beaucoup for all that each and every one have you do for the children both in Canada and in Uganda …for now 🙂

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HEARTFELT THANKS to all of our generous donors and supporters.

KIDS CANADA and UGANDA KIDS CANADA can not do all that we do without the support of each and every one of our partners on the ground and the generous donations and all of the personal time and talents of each and every one of  those who have supported us from day one in both Uganda and in Canada!

Webale Nyo/Asante Sana/Merci/ Thank you!  Your support has brought sustainable biosand water filtration systems to the grounds of Uganda, helped provide school fees by helping to kick start micro businesses and sustainable health projects, built gardens in areas without land,  provided transportation to events, provided meals and supplied natural medication to the organizations we work with!!   Most importantly – you provided a platform for our kids and youth to learn more about our friends across continents to help tear through years of stereotypes and gender and racial discrimination based on ignorance and fear. Thank you for helping our kids and youth to embrace our differences and our similarities.  Together we can.  x0x Kids Canada (Kids Can) and Uganda Kids Canada (U Kids Can)

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THIS LIST IS CONSTANTLY GROWING – WE APOLOGIZE IF YOUR NAME IS NOT ON THIS LIST ..YET!

 Ahmet Rende Thanks for the leap of fate you had in our SUSHI Toronto Kampala event which brought you and KYOTO into our lives. Grateful for your generous support both in sushi and in encouragement!

Amadou Kienou  Thanks so much for your beautiful music at all of our fundraisers!

Amai Kuda  Thank you for your beautiful music and time

Amanda Neale-Robinson, Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club in Canada  -Thank you for your generous fundraising advice!

Amirreza Abdolmaleki -thanks for your IT skills

Alexander Muir Gladstone P/S –  Thank you for your beautiful Lion Dance at our Valentine’s Day Fundraiser in 2013!

Allan Legall  –Thanks so much for your generous donation!

Arif, Shebina, Alida and Safia Kanani   -Thank You! your generous donation has brought natural medication to Great Valley, Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy, PTMOF and helped with transportation)

Al-Karim Wissanji , architect/Designer   –Thanks so much for feeding not only my body but my soul and our organizations.  Thank you for your tireless mentoring, empowering, designing and, most importantly, for keeping that smile on my face and on the kids!  Thank you for your generous donation on behalf of the Wissanji Grandchildren to bring clean water to the children of Uganda.

Anthony, Rose, Janel, Jon, Jarrett and Sabina Quan  -Thank you!  Your generous donation has supported PTMOF initiatives for their teen moms in 2013 on behalf of Eva Quan. Thanks for always believing and standing with me no matte what path I take 🙂

Aries Cheung and Al-Noor Wissanji  –Thanks for your tireless support, guidance and donations that have helped Kids Canada from the get go.  Your support has not only  hit our lives  but all the areas and lives we are so fortunate to touch

Bakari Lindsay  Thanks so much for your generous donation!

Bernice Couto – Thank you!! your generous financial donation went toward  transport and food for the performers and leaders of Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy and Undugu Family Drummers to give back to the children of St John Bosco – a Step UP Uganda initiative. -April 2013

Brenda Joy Lem, Rick and Una Wong -Thank you for donating not only your talent but your time and your guidance!

Caroline Acton  -Thank you for your beautiful photography and for your ongoing support! You continue to inspire me!

Carolyn Gavin and Lily OF ECOJOT – Thank you for your generous donations of notebooks and pens. Your beautiful designs continue to make hearts smile everywhere!

Catharina Goldnau Ceramics and Family – Thank you so much for your very generous donation and for your ongoing support from day one.  Your support is moving mountains for our kids and for me.

Christina Kinamis / Chui -Thank  you  for your generous support not only monetarily but in time and guidance years before this project 🙂

Christine Piro  Webale nyo for your generous support and for all that you do for the African Community.

Dr. Christopher Mbowa and Mulungi Susan  Webale Nyo for moving us to another level so quickly! Where have you been all this time – we have been waiting for you!

Cathy Gallo  Thank you for all that you do for the community -especially for connecting beautiful hearts in Dundas Jr PS. and across continents.  Your beautiful, loving spirit is touching hearts everywhere.

Celeste Mayers, First Nations Public School Thank you for all that you do for the community – especially for connecting hearts here and across continents.  You are a shaker and a mover. 🙂

Cynthia Long  Thank you for showing me the true path that I must follow.

Cyote Ken of Silverpuppy.com  –Thank you for your generous donations of 2 colloidal silver generators that have helped to keep the kids of our organizations clean and healthy.

Changu Changezi  –Thank you for your gift of dance to support kids both here and in Uganda.  Your love of dance and for kids are infectious!

Cigdem Coskun -Thank you for your tireless support, donations and guidance. My go to gals when I need to stop, breathe and be fed yummy garden fresh food.

Cindy Yap  Thanks so much for your generous support.

COBA (Collective of Black Artists)  Thank you for your gift of beauty and dance.  I do not forget those who took the leap of fate to support us from the get go.

DJ EMMA  Webale nyo for keeping that smile on my face over all of the hills and valleys Uganda has been throwing our way.

David Kibuuka Webale nyo for taking us under your wing and keeping me on my toes and that smile on my face.

Dammecia Hall  Thanks so much for your generous support

Daniels Spectrum -Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Daniels Spectrum for your generous support  February 14 2013

Deanie Harding  – Every Year, on her birthday, Deanie researches and chooses an organization to support.  In lieu of Birthday gifts, Deanie asks her friends to donate to the organization of her choice.-Thanks so much for choosing Kids Canada for your 13th birthday, Deanie!  Your generosity has helped buy garden tools, food and seeds for your friends in Uganda. 2014

Denise Lo  -Thank you so much for your generous donations and for tirelessly sharing your creative talent with us here in Canada and the kids in Uganda!  The kids absolutely love you.

Diana Babirye Semwogerere and Natasha  –Thank you for your tireless support and time from the get go – your support has touched the ground from day one.

Diedie Weng -Thank you for your tireless coverage at our fundraiser last February 14 2013 and for sharing ideas and for your support!

Dundas Junior Public School  –Thank you for believing and supporting Kids Canada from day one.  You lead the way for the other schools in Canada!

Elaine Biagi Turner of CounterBalance Studio Pilates -Thanks so much for your generous donation that helped buy food for our kids during their dance training and for supporting   THE LEMON JAR!

Ella Kirk of Queen Alexandra Middle School – Thanks for going that extra mile for your students and for your generous support and spirit for kids both here and in Uganda.

Elsabet Wuubie, Keeffaa Coffee –Thank  you for your  amazing food at our Valentine’s Fundraiser and for donating cups and cups of your delicious spicy hot chocolate that connected us in the first place!  Thank you for feeding minds, bodies, souls and organizations!

Emily Cheung, Artistic Director of Little Pear Garden Collective -Thank you for supporting our kids at our last fundraiser through your beautiful choreography performed by the beautiful Sabrina Wang.

Eva Heffron and Family  –Thank you!  Your generous donation has reached a few lives who are in need and most importantly  at a time when they need it the most… Thank you Eva for more than you will ever know…

Eva Quanhin -My strong, beautiful mother who never stops to amaze, inspire and empower us every day.

Eva, Noel and Kayenne Liu  –Thank you for your tireless support, donations and energy from day one!  You have touched the lives of both us and those we are so fortunate to work with on the ground.

First Nations Public School of Toronto   Megwetch Celeste Meyers, staff and students!!

Frank B. Lee –Thanks so much for letting us squeeze your brain.  Your support keeps us moving forward technically and virtually to new heights.

Fred Kizito -Webale emilimu for all that you do for the kids both here and in Uganda!

Gary Smyth  –Thank  you for your all that you do to keep Kids Canada tech savvy and for your donation of now three laptops to the organizations on the ground:  PTMOF (November 2012) Nggaali Project (April 2013) and Sosolya Undugu Dance Academy (November 2013).

Gretel Meyer Odell  Thank you for your gift of awesome taiko drumming and support to help raise funds for our projects.

Grove Alternative School  Thanks so much for your generous support

Harry and Claudia Mac  of DOWNTOWN CAMERA Thank you Thank you Thank  you – for your generous donations and for your support from the get go!

Helen Quan  Unconditional love, support, generous donations and words of wisdom. We would be nowhere without u..

Henry Luyombya  webale nyo sebo for helping to connect me to amazing hearts!

Ian Chow, Ambassador at Canadian Black Belt Hall of Fame and Director of Toronto Northern Legs Southern Fists and Club -Thanks so much for your support from day one!

Inner Truth Taiko Dojo Drummers  Heartfelt thanks for the most amazing performance that touched hearts across continents.

I Ping Wong  Thank you for your generous spirit that sparked this whole journey that is touching so many hearts -especially mine.

Jeanette, Edward, Rachelle, Young-Lai   No words can tell  you what your support means to me.

Jeffrey Chan    I will move mountains for you – thanks so much for helping to move mine last February 2013!

Jerome Thanks so much for your generous support

Jill Aijuka   Webale nyo mulungi for opening doors that I never expected would open so many others so quickly.  You have helped us move mountains and I am so excited to see you moving others – your purpose!!   🙂

Jill Andrew  Thank you for releasing voices, opening hearts and keeping me laughing!

Jim Quan – Thank you for letting me squeeze that skilled marketing and PR brain of yours and for supporting us from the get go!

Dr. Joseph Steyr  Thank you for all that you do for the world! So excited and grateful to be working with you and Michelle!

Judith Florine  Webale nyo mulungi for your continued support from the the get go.

Julia Morris  Thanks so much for your generous support

Kaitlaind Thompson Thank you to one of the most powerful young ladies i have met along this journey.  You have moved mountains for all those fortunate to meet you. 

Kathy Darnell  Thanks so much for your generous support

Kas Thanks so much for your generous support

Kwoi Gin  Thanks for helping us to move and shake so many mountains – ours and others whether they like it or not !! 🙂

Lezon Mark  Thank you for showing me so many paths and ultimately the path that i must follow.

Linda Lavelle  Thanks so much for your generous support

Lisa Lucas   Teacher at Dundas Jr PS.   “Mom – I love Madam Lucas – she makes going to school fun.”  -Wyatt.  Thank you for all that you do to rekindle the joy of learning in the hearts of all kids and adults alike.

Lisa, Jason and Kate Kitagawa-Marr -Thank you for your tireless support, friendship, time,  generous donations and advice.

Loreen Gale, Dundas Jr PS  Thank you so much for taking that leap of fate to support us.  We could not do all that we do without you!  So grateful for amazing teachers like you who go above and beyond what is already demanded of them.

Loren, Rick, Ali and Matthew Wong -Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations. Your hot chocolate and cupcake table, on your front lawn, helped us raise funds to get our water project off the ground!

Lora, Dylan, Ella and Alex Ryan  Thank you for your support, spirit and beautiful homemade soaps that helped move our water project so quickly off the ground!

Louis Beliveau  Thanks so much for your generous donation and advice.

Mafa Makhubalo  Thanks so much for your generous support

Maggie and Rick Sin -Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations!

Maria Arone, Dundas Junior Public School  Every school, every child needs a strong mentor and community leader in their lives. Thank you for being such an amazing role model for so many beautiful little hearts.  You have helped us to move mountains here and across continents.

Marla and Kasha Slavner – Thanks so much for your support and for inspiring us to keep pushing forward.

Mary and Graham Quan-Hyatt –-Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations.  Your camera donation went to PTMOF to help them document their projects. 2013

Mark Quan –-Thank you for your tireless support, time, ideas and generous donations. Because of your volunteer initiatives in Kenya in 2012 – you inspired me to kickstart our water project in Uganda. There are now 16 sustainable biosand water filtration systems in Uganda to date!! 2015

Melanie Arnold DuChateau –-Thank you for your tireless support, ideas and  time.  What would we do without your mentoring, wisdom and wicked sense of adventure and humour!

Melissa Hardill,  Dundas Junior Public School  I fall short of words to tell you and everyone what it means to have your support.  Your generous spirit has touched not only the hearts of our kids here, especially Wyatt’s,  but also across continents to Uganda. Thank you…

Michael Moon  Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents!

Michelle Heighington Thank you for all that you do for the world!  So excited and grateful to be working with you and Joe!

Muhtadi Thomas   Thank you for your generous heart and for sharing your amazing music

Minh Ta  Thank you for your generous donation and support.

Nada Ly,   Dundas Junior Public School –Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations.

Nathalie Younglai, Joe Bowden and Maimouna –Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations.

Nahel Fekadu –-Thank you for your tireless support, time, words of wisdom and generous donations. You have helped me to move mountains.

Natasha Semwogerere  Thank you so much for your generous and tireless support at every event.

Nickeshia Garrick   Thank you so much for your generous support

Nicole Griffith-Reid   Thank you so much for your generous support

Nofisa, Rahima and Rashidah Nartey –-Thank you for your tireless support, time and generous donations.  You continue to inspire me!

Northern Legs Southern Fists Kung-Fu Group  Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents!

Paige O’Brien and Mike Welker -Thank you for your support  and generous donations.  Your donations supported our 3R garden project November 2013.

Petal Moore  What can I say that you have not already heard. That not so quiet voice in my ear whether I want it or not 🙂  Thanks for keeping me grounded, running, sane and LMFVO.

Popcorn Cumberbatch  Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents – your smile is infectious.

The Quans  Thank you for showing me what it’s like to never say never.  We fly because of you.

Robert Delaney  Thank you for sharing your gift of eloquence and non profit / business wisdom.

Rose Kady of Queen Alexandra Middle School -Thank you so much for taking education beyond textbooks and school walls and for generously donating your time and spirit to help raise funds for kids in Uganda and in Canada! Because of your  fundraising ideas – our kids have garden tools, wheelbarrows, seeds and lots more for our UKC garden initiatives.  You have moved more mountains than you will ever know.

Sabrina Wang , Little Pear Garden Collective   Thank you for your virtual support and for dancing so beautifully for us at our Valentine’s Fundraiser.  I will not forget your generous heart.

Sang Kim   Thank you for sharing your gift of eloquence and non profit / business wisdom.  You have helped me to move mountains and the sound of your mac truck continues to echo in my ear 🙂

Sani Ijovudu  Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents!

Sarah Cohen Thanks for that important connection to TIVAWATER that has taken us all over Uganda.

Sharon Chiasson  Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents!

Scot Thor -Thanks so much for your generous donation that went towards garden tools and wheelbarrows for our UKC garden initiatives.

Solome Nanuval  Thank you for changing the path I walk on the only way you can.

Sonia Oduwa Aimy   African Women Acting   Asante Sana / Thank you for your words of wisdom,  your generous donation and your spirit.

Shelly Ann McLeod Thank you for your generous support.

Stefan Podgrabinski   Thank you for sharing your beautiful talents!

Steve Quan   Unconditional love and support always.  Thank you big brother 🙂

Sue tusabe Webale nyo mulungi for all that you selflessly do for the kids in Uganda!

Tania and Ying Quan – Thanks so much for your generous donation that helped buy food for our kids during their dance training.

Tin Can Forest (Pat and Marek) -Thanks for your generous donation and support that helped to feed and transport our kids to our events! 

Tony Cassano  One of the most beautiful, loving hearts at Dundas Jr Ps.  Mille Grazie for all that you do to keep the smiles on everyone’s faces – especially the kids!

Winston Quan Hum -Thank you for your always supporting us from the get go and for your generous donations that helped feed and transport our kids to our events!

Zaidah – That Uganda Girl who moves mountains for everyone.  Thanks for helping me to move mine!

 

CANADA 

Beaches Natural Food  Toronto Canada

Catharina Goldnau Ceramics  Toronto Canada

Downtown Camera (Harry Mac)                                                                       

Dundas Junior Public School – Thank you Maria Arone, Melissa Hardell, Nada Ly, Loraine, Kathy Gallo and Tony

Ecojot

First Nations Public School in Toronto – Miigwetch teachers, students and parents for your generous spirit and all that you do for the children both here in Canada and Uganda

Greystone Health  Toronto Canada

Keeffaa Coffee (Elsabet Wubi)                                                                           

Magic Oven (Nahel Fekadu)                                                                             

New Level Entertainment 

NOTurUNCLEbob Toronto/Vancouver Canada

Toronto Northern Legs Southern Fists

Queen Alexandra Middle School – Thanks so much teachers, students and parents for your generous spirit and all that you do for the children both here in Canada and Uganda

Staples  Gerrard Square Toronto Canada

TransMedia9 Inc.   

ZPANGO

Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club

Ukloo Early Reader Treasure Hunt Game

Yakitori Bar and Seoul Food Co.       

UNITED STATES of AMERICA

Silverpuppy.com

UGANDA

Great Valley Children’s Centre and Primary School

KCCA  Kampala Capital City Authority

Uganda Kids Canada

Uganda Olympic Committee

Kasozi Standard Primary School

Kyoto Japanese and Turkish Restaurant

Step Up Uganda

Tiva Water Kampala

Women Raising

 

 

 

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