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FCC Regina Spirit Fund Successful Past Projects

Want to learn more about the types of programs the FCC Regina Spirit Fund supports? Browse through the last three years of successful past projects below. 

# Organization Amount Project
1 Souls Harbour Rescue Mission $25,000 Purchase a van to pick up and distribute food and clothing donations.
2 ALS Society of Saskatchewan, Inc. $15,000 Purchase equipment and communication devices to support those affected by ALS in Regina.
3 St. Gregory School $15,000 Create an outdoor learning and reconciliation space for students and the community.
4 Little Memories Childcare Co-operative $15,000 Repair and upgrade the daycare’s entrance to provide adequate accessibility to clients.
5 The Canadian Institute for the Blind (CNIB) $15,000 Purchase equipment and communication devices for their Virtual Reality Room, to help ease the anxiety clients experience when learning to navigate a new environment with a cane and guide dog.
6 The Regina Work Preparation Centre Inc. $10,000 Upgrade the technology used to prepare job seekers for re-entry into the labour force.
7 Planned Parenthood Regina $10,000 Provide basic gynecological assessment, care and referral for newcomers, Indigenous women, and women and young girls who have been sexually assaulted.
8 Student Energy in Action for Regina Community Health, Inc. (SEARCH) $9,750 Provide dietitian-approved, hot meals to SEARCH clients weekly.
9 All Nations Hope Network $7,500 Restore aboriginal culture and traditions within the community by providing aboriginal cultural knowledge and ceremonies to the citizens of Regina and area.
10 Regina Minor Football 2000 Inc. $7,500 Install a clock and video scoreboard at Leibel Field.
11 Listen to Dis’ Community Arts Organization Inc. $5,250 Increase accessibility of programs and services through adaptive technology, including a chair lift and ramp.
12 South Zone Community Gardens Association $5,000 Convert carbon-based equipment to electricity and install a solar charging station.
13 Lakeview Community Association $5,000 Transform unused space and update the existing play area in Lakeview Park.
14 Youth Ballet of Saskatchewan $2,500 Update computer equipment, assisting the “Explore Movement” project for SaskAbilities Life Enrichment clients.
15 Albert Park Community Association $2,500 Purchase a sound system to use for events throughout the city.
# Organization Amount Project
1 YMCA Regina $20,000 Purchase a vehicle to help transport participants of Beyond the Bell program for homework help, extracurricular activities and food security as needed. 
2 YWCA Regina $20,000 Purchase a vehicle to provide transportation for women and families served in shelter and outreach work.
3 The Caring Place $17,500 Capital expansion funding for the Cultural Healing Centre that will house the Healing Circles, Healing the Inner Child, and Art, Music, Play Therapy programs.
4 Food 4 Life / Saskatchewan Health Authority $10,000 Purchase a display fridge and icemaker to help increase clients' food security while maintaining their autonomy and dignity through low-cost produce, eggs, milk, bread and meat. Our store has been providing food demonstrations, sample dishes and recipes to residents in the Al Ritchie and Heritage neighbourhoods for over 10 years. 
5 Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum $10,000 Upgrade the auditorium, which hosts a wide variety of educational and community-based events every year.
6 Jean Vanier School Community Council  $9,300 Purchase a touch sensory panel as part of upgrading the sensory room at the school. 
7 Artesian Performing Arts $8,000 Replace the current stage curtains with flame-retardant ones to ensure a safe and enhanced experience for the wide variety of non-profit groups, community members and artists who use the space. 
8 Kids First Day Care Centre $7,000 Purchase a commercial dishwasher to support the food program for children at the daycare centre. 
9 SCEP CENTRE Early Intervention & Training Services $6,500 Create a calming sensory play area for kids accessing the socialization, communication and education services of our organization.
10 Grow Regina Community Garden $5,000 Build an accessible garden so gardeners with mobility limitations can grow their own food.
11 Mobile Crisis Services $5,000 Provide winter clothing, accessories and personal hygiene items to those in need. 
12 Regina Marlins Swim Club $5,000 Replace the aging starting blocks, which are necessary for training and are increasingly becoming safety hazards, at the YMCA pool downtown. 
13 Wascana Archers $5,000 Upgrades to the indoor archery range and equipment improvements. 
14 Regina Public Interest Research Group $4,000 Plant an orchard to expand an existing community garden. The orchard will be open to the public and its produce free for all to enjoy. It will also be a site of education about food production and sustainability.
15 Teddy Bears Anonymous $3,000 Provide a teddy bear for every sick child in hospital, bringing a sense of normalcy, comfort and peace at a difficult time. 
16 Dr. L.M. Hanna Elementary School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Dr. L.M. Hanna, a Regina public school in Argyle Park - Englewood.
17 Holy Rosary Community School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Holy Rosary, a community school with strong ties to Holy Rosary Roman Catholic parish in the Cathedral district of Regina.
18 North East Community Association $2,500 Providing nutritious food to 30 children per day from food-insecure homes.
19 St. Jerome School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to St. Jerome School play structure.
St. Jerome is a Catholic elementary school in Sherwood Estates.
20 Walker School Community Council $2,500 Upgrades to play structure at Regina public school Walker Elementary in Rosemont Park.
21 Common Weal Community Arts $2,200 Purchase a new printer and magnetic white board for improved functioning in the office space. Printing materials in-house will free up time and resources to spend on programs that operate as a bridge between artists and the community. 
# Organization Amount Project
1 SOFIA House $20,000 To buy security cameras that will help keep clients safe.
2 Hope's Home $20,000 Renovate a bathroom and install an accessible shower and medical tub.
3 Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (REACH) $17,500 Purchase a van for transporting healthy food to program and partner locations throughout Regina.
4 Street Worker’s Advocacy Project Regina Inc. $17,500 Buy a van to assist marginalized individuals in Regina secure and maintain stable housing.
5 White Pony Lodge $10,000 For development of a website to serve victims of crimes.
6 Albert Community School $7,500 Buy a dishwasher for the school’s nutrition program.
7 G. Marconi Canadian Italian Club $6,500 Renovate washrooms and improve accessibility for patrons.
8 Neil Squire Society $5,700 Buy assistive technology toolkits that will enhance the lives of people with disabilities.
9 North Central Family Centre $5,000 Provide healthy snacks and food to serve during some of the youth programs.
10 Prairie Spirit Connection $5,000 Buy nutritious lunches and snacks for families who attend the programming.
11 Regina Community Radio $5,000 Buy new equipment for Regina’s only community radio station providing diverse and unique programming.
12 Regina Food for Learning $5,000 Provide breakfasts, snacks and lunches in Regina schools and neighbourhoods to youth at risk.
13 Regina Little Theatre Society $5,000 Buy a mobile microphone system that will help bring theatre to people with low mobility.
14 Saskatchewan Science Centre $5,000 Create a space to inspire innovation, provide hands-on discovery and build technical skills in youth.
15 UnderstandUS $5,000 Develop a curriculum package with resources for mental health education.
16 St. John Ambulance  $4,800 Replace equipment and update materials for First Aid and CPR training courses.
17 Angels 4 Warmth $3,000 Buy yarn to make scarves and mitts for those in need.
18 Dress for Success  $2,500  Make improvements to the current client suiting area.