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8Feb2010 Info Session


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Our presentation from Monday, Feb8, 2010 providing an overview of the successes of our year's work, as well as what is in store for the remainder of the winter semester, including elections and overseas travels!

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8Feb2010 Info Session

  1. 1. Streetlight Canada In support of Streetlight Philippines and children’s potential.
  2. 2. What’s up for tonight? <ul><li>Quick overview of Streetlight and Streetlight Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Upcoming Events </li></ul><ul><li>Ways you can help! </li></ul><ul><li>Being apart of the Executive team </li></ul>
  3. 3. Streetlight Philippines <ul><li>Started in 2004 by Erlend Johannesen </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter for orphaned or abandoned boys </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on community development </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shelter <ul><li>House Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Family-like Environment </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Streetlight is not better than a family, it is just better than the streets’ -Erlend </li></ul>
  5. 5. Community <ul><li>50+ Scholars </li></ul><ul><li>Tutor Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Meal Program </li></ul><ul><li>Night Walks </li></ul>
  6. 6. Streetlight Canada <ul><li>Raises awareness and funds for Streetlight Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Sends volunteers overseas every summer </li></ul><ul><li>Starts new growth initiatives </li></ul>
  7. 8. A Successful Semester <ul><li>Volleyball Tournament raised over $2,200 </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirt sales </li></ul><ul><li>Jeepney Program raised $4,500 - generous contribution from Noland </li></ul>
  8. 9. Upcoming Events <ul><li>T-shirt sales throughout the month </li></ul><ul><li>Donated to a child in need </li></ul><ul><li>First sale on Wednesday February 10th </li></ul>
  9. 10. Upcoming Events <ul><li>Dodgeball Tournament- date TBD </li></ul><ul><li>Year End Gala </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer abroad applications open in late February! </li></ul>
  10. 11. How to help! <ul><li>Opportunities in Edmonton </li></ul><ul><li>Lend a helping for the Gala </li></ul><ul><li>Help run the elections in April </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Eric to volunteer for the dodgeball tournament </li></ul>
  11. 12. How to help! <ul><li>Are you interested in international aid, community health, travel? </li></ul><ul><li>Join us this summer in the Philippines! </li></ul><ul><li>Travel month with most likely be August, possibly another month with increased interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep informed through Facebook and emails for further details! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Questions? Please visit for more information