Thank you for supporting our grad trip!
We are the inaugural graduating class of Coast Tsimshian Academy and the first students to graduate from grade 12 in our home village of Lax Kw'alaams, British Columbia, Canada.
To celebrate our hard work, we are fundraising for a trip to Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec City to celebrate the incredible diversity of Canada. We want to head to Ottawa and meet Prime Minister Trudeau and thank him for protecting our northern waters and investing in Aboriginal Youth.
We are running local fundraising events every week in our village, but we need your help to reach our goal.
Your donation goes to help cover transportation, accommodations and food.
Thank you for support and generosity!
- The First Grads
All donations will receive an E-card thank you card from the Grads. For larger donations, we will send you an exclusive gift as a special thank you for your generosity and support.
Friend of the School
$50 - Signed Thank You card from the Grads
Teacher's Best Friend
$75 - Coast Tsimshian Academy Mug + Signed Thank You Card
Morning Joe For 2
$100 - 2 Coast Tsimshian Academy Mugs + Signed Thank You Card
A Rose By Any Other Name
$150 - Handmade Cedar Bark Rose + CTA mug + Signed Thank You Card
Takes Two to Tango
$200 - 2 Handmade Cedar Bark Roses + 2 CTA mugs + Signed Thank You Card *Most popular*
$500 - Half Dozen Handmade Cedar Bark Roses + CTA mug + Signed Thank You Card
Land of the Wild Roses
$1000 - Dozen Handmade Cedar Bark Roses + CTA mug + Signed Thank You Card
The Raven - Exclusive Handmade Cedar Gifts (3 only)
$2000 - Handmade Traditional Cedar Bark Hat + CTA mug + Signed Thank You Card
The Eagle - Soaring in like an Angel Investor - (2 only)
$5000 - Handmade Traditional Cedar Bark Hat + Dozen Handmade Cedar Bark Roses + CTA mug + Signed Thank You Card
All fundraising thank you gifts (excluding the mugs) are being handmade by our grads just for you, so please be patient and allow us the time to harvest the cedar and make the roses and hats. Depending on harvesting season this year, expect items to be shipped in May/June. We will contact you in advance for any special shipping instructions and email you with Canadian Post tracking information when your parcel has been shipped.
*** A very special Thank You to Meegwun Fairbrother and Sarah Koehn of Manitou Motions for their amazing job on the video story of our grads, and the empowering work they are doing with our grade 12s as part of their Film Studies course. ***