NAN Women’s Gathering November 22-26, 2004
Travelodge Airlane Hotel
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Tuesday 23rd November 2004: A house fire last weekend in Long Lake #58 First Nation has stripped a local family of six of their home and personal belongings. The Chief and council of the community are appealing to the public for donations of goods and money to help support the family over the next few months.
The family, which has four children, ages 10, 9, 8 and 4, is currently residing with family members in the community and are in need of essential living items such as clothing, toys, and food. The family has been living on a limited income and all their Christmas shopping was also lost in the fire.
Says Chief Veronica Waboose of Long Lake #58 First Nation; “As a community, we are rallying to support this distressed family as much as we can. However, most of our families are struggling to live on a limited income themselves and so we would welcome any additional donations from the local community at large to help support this family, especially through the Christmas season.”
All donations should be sent to Matawa First Nations Management and specify that they are for Long Lake #58 Fire Donations.
Matawa First Nations Management; Tel: 807 767 4443; Email: email@example.com