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“We’re committed to this place.”

Posted on September 14, 2020

Thanks to the support of our donors, volunteers, members and partners, it’s possible for more visitors to get up close with nature in many different ways — like Pam and Kathy, who were able to connect with the outdoors and each other by having access to FortWhyte Alive.

Pam and Kathy stand side by side smiling in the FortWhyte Farms greenhouse

Through your support, FortWhyte Farms partners with high schools and community organizations to bring youth into nature to learn about food and wellness while gaining employment and leadership skills.

And it’s the stable support of monthly donors, like Pam and Kathy, that make this work possible and sustain FortWhyte’s environmental education programming.

“We became monthly donors for convenience, plus we know it helps FWA plan. We’re committed to this place.”

Close up of a green leaf with blue sky behind it

Pam and Kathy have a life-long relationship with FWA. Pam first visited over 30 years ago as a grad student in natural resources management; and Kathy began visiting 25 years ago as a mental health counselor for teens, where visits to FortWhyte served as nature therapy. 

They share a mutual love of FWA and engage in every way: as members, volunteers, snowshoers, donors, and CSA farm shareholders.

“Whether you are a donor, member, volunteer or corporate supporter, you are the reason FortWhyte Alive has the deep impact in Winnipeg's community that it has."

— Liz Prall, Board Chair

We’re inspired by you! Your generosity and participation in supporting and healthy environment makes FortWhyte a place of comfort and connection for so many. Find more stories of change in our 2019 Impact Report.