Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan simply would not exist without the support of many generous individuals, community organizations, and businesses. The annual budget of Camp fYrefly-Saskatchewan is raised from a variety of sources, which include fundraisers, community partnerships, individual/corporate donations, and sponsorships.
Camp fYrefly Saskatchewan is excited to announce that they have found a new home at OUTSaskatoon, Saskatoon’s LGBTQ2S community center. This partnership will allow Camp fYrefly to continue offering its annual leadership retreat for gender and sexually diverse youth from across Saskatchewan while linking youth with OUTSaskatoon’s programs.
"OUTSaskatoon and fYrefly have partnered to deliver education in schools across the province for the last two years. This move deepens our partnership and provides an opportunity to bring the communities and stakeholders of both organizations together in ensuring that LGBTQ2S youth have access to high quality and comprehensive education, camp programming, and year-round services." Rachel Loewen Walker, Executive Director, OUTSaskatoon.
Youth who have accessed Camp fYrefly have shared:
- “I enjoyed making new friends [at Camp fYrefly] that I trusted like family. The talent showcase was absolutely fantastic! I really enjoyed meeting such a new variety of people. It was also amazing to have so many different ways to express my creativity.”
- “The main thing I learned at Camp fYrefly is we are all beautiful human beings and should be celebrated.”
- “I started accepting myself more and have learned to deal with my anxiety and things that scare/worry me. I also made many new friends.”
All donations, grants, and sponsorships for Camp fYrefly will now be processed by OUTSaskatoon, and will be eligible for tax-deductible donations, as requested. OUTSaskatoon’s commitment to financial accountability and transparency will ensure that all funds directed toward Camp fYrefly and/or fYrefly in Schools will be used as requested. Thank you for your continued support of the health and well-being of Saskatchewan’s LGBTQ2S youth.
To donate to Camp fYrefly:
Mail a cheque to the address below. Please address your cheque to OUTSaskatoon and on the memo line indicate that the cheque is for Camp fYrefly.
Attn: Camp fYrefly Coordinator
213 Avenue C South
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7M1N3
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