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Orange Shirt Day Update

Last update on Sept. 8, 2016.

Orange Shirt Day was a great success! Kristin and I raised $365 for www.ReconciliationCanada.ca! Yippe! I'm in such good spirits that I'm going to pitch in the extra cash to make it an even $400.

It feels really amazing to be able to raise that kind of money and awareness for a cause I believe in. Thank you so much to everyone that purchased a shirt and is raising an awareness about Orange Shirt Day. Thank you to Phyllis Webstad for sharing her story and creating Orange Shirt Day. 

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Orange Shirt Day - September 30th

Last update on Sept. 8, 2016.

Orange Shirt Day is September 30th. This year I designed an orange shirt to honour the children who survived Indian Residential Schools - and to remember those who didn't make it home. During National Reconciliation week this year, I heard the story behind Orange Shirt Day as told by a Residential School survivor, Phyllis (Jack) Webstad (her story, below).

With Phyllis' blessing, we purchased, screened and will sell these story-telling shirts this year... and $5 from every shirt will be donated to www.ReconciliationCanada.ca to continue the work they do to support IRS survivors and their ...

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