our great community Partners, Sponsors and Supporters!
Junk Away Inc. has been with us since day one, and has consistently demonstrated their commitment in bettering Thunder Bay and cleaning it up.
The Real Canadian Superstore jumped on board supporting our efforts back in September, and has a long standing reputation for helping the community in various ways. Assisting in reducing our printing costs and with the donation of labor is always a help! They have asked to help co-host a "Big Spring Clean Up" 2018.
The Salvation Army has been on board since day one, helping the founder through hardship and recovery. Having a strong relationship with the community has always been a priority for the Army, and when they heard about the chance to help clean up the city and empower the vulnerable through engagement. They have volunteered vans, hands and refreshments on more than one occasion.
The Chronicle Journal was the first to report on the growing momentum around the movement and was responsible for reporting on the "Super September" Clean Up with the Real Canadian Superstore. The"Happenings" also share our posts and help to broaden our engagement.
Balloon Magic 2.0 is a local family business that agreed to help the movement with it's entertainment, fundraising and decorating needs. They aided in the design of our float for the 2017 Parade of Lights, and for several raffles soon to come.
The Bean Fiend is a local coffee shop / sandwich joint, that has always been an Algoma street favorite! It's owner, Brian Hamilton has been an engaged activist and "Picker" in Thunder Bay for over a decade! His commitment to bettering and strengthening the community lead to his support of StandUp4CleanUp, and a hosting of "Coffee With The Crew" at his establishment. It is because of partnership like this, that we are able to serve the city of Thunder Bay with a sense of community spirit and pride, in duty, love & activism.
Eat Local Pizza is run by a young Thunder Bay Entrepreneur, and farmer, who takes pride in giving back to the community in a number of ways, from community gardens to pizzas at the doorstep. Eat Local pizza is an official sponsor for StandUp4CleanUp, having made considerable effort to support our clean ups, city wide. Their owner Jim Stadey is very passionate about beautifying Thunder Bay alongside the volunteers from the movement. Together we're ready to make waves, clean the city and feed the people!
From helping the homeless to feeding our volunteers at events, Naomi from Hot Diggity Dog has got our backs! As a community partner, she helps us to make our events more accessible and appealing. Naomi also runs Nome's Home's and helps us with graphic design, poster and vinyl work. A special thanks for all they do for the community, if you see them, stop in and support a good cause.
The Hub Bazaar is an ongoing sponsor of StandUp4CleanUp's activities in Thunder Bay's Southside. From providing free space for our growth as a volunteer organization, mentorship and the ability to set up and information/ trashcrafting booth. We also team up to clean up downtown FW from time to time!
Evolving from "Tiny Canadian Homestead" to "Tiny Canadian Living" to finally becoming what it was always meant to be.. Bike campers and cargo trailers, with innovation at the core of every design. Run by Cory Barr, an ongoing supporter of clean up efforts and volunteerism in the name of Jesus Christ across Thunder Bay. We are happy to share a relationship with inventive minds like him.
Engaging with the Waterfront BIA has been very successful and they are very enthusiastic about keeping the Northcore clean and safe for everyone to enjoy. We have collaborated on a clean up at the Mcvicar's creek in 2018.
Alderman Aldo Ruberto has helped StandUp4CleanUp with a trailer for the annual Parade of Lights and has pledged support with the donation of a full service trailer for our clean up operations.
EcoSuperior has operated in the Thunder Bay area for just over 20 years. As an environmental program they have done everything from community clean ups to workshops and information sessions, as well as providing access to environmentally friendly supplies such as composters and mobile but stops.
GreenPeace is an international environmental activist organization, with activities ranging from live protests to lobbying for climate justice and the protection of endangered species & ecosystems threatened by human activity. They allow us the use of their "greenwire" social media app to connect with their membership worldwide.
EarthCare Thunder Bay is a partnership between the City of Thunder Bay and the community, working on issues of climate change and community sustainability with the founder of our movement on their official waste working group.
We are an action and resource centre committed to promoting self-sufficiency and sustainable living. We advocate for environmental and social sustainability within LUSU and Lakehead University.
The University Office of Sustainability focuses on integrating the interconnected sectors of sustainability as described in the STARS reporting tool and report. These sectors include the Academics, Operations, Engagement, and Planning & Administration of the University.
The Office works to support the University in expanding its sustainability profile by implementing changes that support social, environmental, and economic justice.
This includes integrating sustainability concepts and criteria into policy and planning, curriculum and research, building and operations, and extracurricular activities. The Office strives to collect and store a repository of sustainability initiatives, teaching, and research at the University. In doing so, it aims to act as a primary communications outlet, connecting the community to all things sustainability-related on campus. Further, the Office aims to engage and encourage student, staff, and faculty in practicing sustainable behavior.
The Net News Ledger conducted the first in-person interview for the movement during a clean up of a ten year dumping site and needle site.
Community Safety Initiatives Thunder Bay's mission is to improve safety in the City of Thunder bay through lighting projects, lane way clean up projects, as well as public education.
Freight Now is a subdivision of Junk Away Inc. and is on occasion been dispatched to assist our efforts with haul away services and extra hands.
The Thunder Bay Crime Prevention Council provides advice to City Council on the implementation of the inclusive Community Safety and Crime Prevention Strategy approved by City Council in September 2011. The Crime Prevention Council will engage the community in the task of preventing crime, increasing safety and fostering the well-being of everyone in Thunder Bay. The founder of StandUp4CleanUp, Joshua Hewitt, is currently serving a four year term on the City Crime Prevetion Council as an elected Citizen Representative.
The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war, poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary human suffering are viewed not only as avoidable, but as totally unacceptable. Anything less will result in a continuation of the same catalog of problems inherent in today's world.
They supported our organization by running a networking/ fundraiser for us at the Sleeping Giant Brewery in 2018.
With free tool access, free teaching and affordable used parts you can be assured that you'll eventually get your bike fixed for just a couple of dollars.