Moffat Family Fund recipients announced

By Ken Kellar
Staff writer

Recipients for the Moffat Family Fund were announced at Council this week. For a full story, see yesterday’s edition of the Fort Frances Times. Here is a brief summary:

  1. Kid Sport Fort Frances – $4,500
  • Help support children from low-income families afford registration and equipment costs to take part in sports
  1. Salvation Army Fort Frances – $5,000

  • Sponsor 125 local youth and cover registration fees to attend One Hope canada virtual summer camp
  1. Northwestern Health Unit Nutrition on Wheels – $10,500
  • Providing healthy nutritious food over the weekend to children in need experiencing food insecurity
  1. Fort Frances Community Garden and Kids Garden Club – $6,800
  • Install more raised beds, rejuvenate Kids Garden Club, repair and upgrade Kids Club shed, expand and enhance sprinkler system
  1. Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau – $22,000
  • Help cover operational costs
  1. Community Living Fort Frances and District Open Air Art Studio – $2,625
  • Help to fund free outdoor art sessions throughout the summer
  1. Friends of the Fort Frances Public Library – $7,658.50
  • Fund cultural heritage knowledge series in partnership with Rainy River District Right Relations Circle and Fort Frances Museum
  1. Rainy River District Policing Committee – $4,500
  • Funding for 2022 Safe Halloween community event
  1. Northwestern Health Unit FASD programming – $2,500
  • Offer support to parents and caregivers of those affected by FASD through a wellness retreat and additional supportive materials
  1. Kiwanis Club – $30,916.50
  • Funding for renovations and critical repairs at Sunny Cove Camp property