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vimy1The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Veterans’ Council is raising funds to send veterans and youth to Vimy Ridge in 2017 for the 100 year commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, an event only a year and a half away.

For Canada, Vimy represents a defining moment and one we should not lose and need to pass on to the youth – “lest they forget.”  This trip is a once in a lifetime learning opportunity for youth who have not known a world war.

This is a great opportunity. Any financial aid you can provide will be greatly appreciated. If you want to be a part of this adventure feel free to reply back as this is a large project and the more hands, the lighter the work. We are all volunteers and 100 per cent of all funds raised are going solely to this project. Please visit our GoFundMe page to find out more and to donate whatever amount you can.

http://www.gofundme.com/au3q23x8

Whether you can donate or not we kindly ask that you pass this note along to your friends, colleagues, superiors (especially if you work in a corporate environment) and any social media that you may use.

The DNA of many of our families, friends and ancestors is buried at Vimy Ridge.

Thanks,

All gave some, some gave all.

Greg Garratt
Secretary
Métis Nation of Ontario Veterans’ Council



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