Touchdown! The North West Company and Giant Tiger West help bring Israel Idonije Foundation All Star Camp to Winnipeg
Over 100 kids from all communities and organizations including The Boys and Girls Club of Winnipeg, Y-Not Program, Football Manitoba and Brandon participated in the one-day camp which involved interactive drills conditioning techniques led by the foundations leader Chicago Bear Izzy Idonije and the University of Manitoba Bison’s Football team.
Under the guidance and mentorship of NFL defensive star Izzy and the U of M Bisons – the kids learned the importance of team work, sports and education. After the camp the group indulged and refueled with some great healthy snacks provided by Giant Tiger.
Over the past year, Giant Tiger has partnered with the IIF foundation by donating items and gift cards to for the IIF First Down Program at Sister McNamara School. This attendance program is designed to encourage and sustain students regular school attendance and high achievement in their class.
The Israel Idonije Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which exists to extend positive, life-changing opportunities to families and individuals in economically disadvantaged communities. They promote the pursuit of education and knowledge, while providing programs for our youth and community members, in hopes that they may actualize and maximize their full potential.