November 10, 2022
Shine. Grow. Belong.
Welcome to Creative Kids E-News, your triannual connection to the Creative Kids community! Each issue will provide updates on the Creative Kids charity, feature stories of success, resources for cultural leaders, and outline ways you can get involved. Please forward to anyone who may be interested in helping support the artistic and creative dreams of Saskatchewan children.

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TD Arts for Kids Surpasses Goal, Raises $24,157
Thank you for your support and for every single donation – we couldn’t have reached our goal without your help! The final total donations for our TD Arts for Kids Fall Campaign is $14,157! Add TD’s matching gift of $10,000, and that brings our grand total to $24,157! Thank you.

You can still help us meet the need of every deserving child or youth by providing
them with the opportunity to creatively engage their minds. Make a donation here or call toll-free 1-855-277-9469.
New Champion Says Access to Dance a Life-changer
Emily Tang says dance lessons she
received thanks to Creative Kids
have contributed to her growing
success today. Her belief in the importance
of life-changing cultural activity led her to
become a spokesperson for Creative Kids.

Read more about Emily's story here.
From Small Steps to Big Impact
At its first deadline, way back in 2010, Creative Kids received 124 applications. One of those was from a little girl who wanted to try out dance classes. She was the first child approved for support.

Read more about this story here.
Teaching Traditions to Students Important to Cree Knowledge Keeper
Connecting the students back to their culture through traditional teachings is important to Lynal Ernest. As a Knowledge Keeper he was
invited by Antje Rongve, Dream Broker,
Rivers West District for sport, Culture &
Recreation, to help develop and deliver
cultural programming for Connaught
Elementary and St. Mary School students
in North Battleford.

Read more about this story here.
Support From India Night Crowd Exceed Expectations
Creative Kids was honoured to be chosen to receive funds from the 2022 India Night in partnership with Cultural Connections Regina, which celebrated diversity, community and culture. The $167, 826 raised will support Regina kids facing barriers to participating in a cultural activities and exploring their creativity. Our sincerest thank you to the Cultural Connections board, our generous sponsors, and supporters for ensuring more Regina children will be able to explore their creative dreams through inclusion in arts and culture.
Holiday Campaign
The Creative Kids Holiday Campaign kicks off on November 15. When you give the gift of creativity, you change a life. Help a child or youth facing financial barriers participate in a meaninful cultural activity.

Creative Kids the Charity of Choice for 2023 Royal Road Race
The 2023 Royal Road Race hosted by the Jaleta Pacers and the RCMP takes place on Saturday, May 13 in Regina, and will benefit Creative Kids. Enter solo or get a team together.

Creative Kids Application
We received 461 applications for funding from the August deadline.

Upcoming Application Deadlines in 2022:
  • December 2

Visit our website for more information, and how to apply.
Check Out Our Impact
in 2021
The Creative Kids' 2021 Progress Report is out! Learn more about our impact this past year!

Thank you to SaskTel and the SaskTel Pioneers for your ongoing support. We received a $10,000 donation from SaskTel for our Giving Tuesday Matching Camapaign and $5,000 from the SaskTel Pioneers for a sponsorship for India Night! Thank you for supporting kids' participation in arts and cultural activities! Please take the time to check out the services they provide on their website.

We want to thank SaskMilk for supporting Creative Kids in their Arts and Culture participation through their sponsorship for the 2022 India Night. We received support in the amount of $10,000. Please take the time to check out their website and what they do.
Connect to the Stats on the Benefits of Culture
The benefits of participating in a cultural activity are many to find out more go to SaskCulture's website.

Creative Kids Saskatchewan operates under the registered charity Creative Kids Canada Inc. #78725 7922 RRR0001. Donations over $20 are eligible for a charitable tax receipt. 
Creative Kids is program of SaskCulture Inc. Thanks to funding from Sask Lotteries, SaskCulture is able to cover all administrative costs so that 100% of your donation goes directly to helping kids in your community.