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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Loretta Saunders Scholarship Fund

Received from colleagues at Saint Mary's University, where Loretta Saunders
was studying.

Would you consider circulating this in your department or organizing a
fundraiser for our initiative? As of March 27th, we have raised nearly
$6,500. Seven Faculty members from McGill (3 faculty members for $750!),
Queen's, University of Ottawa, Carleton University (2 faculty members and 2
graduate students for $400!) have donated money, plus students and faculty
from several other universities have pledged support. In addition, three
faculty members from Loretta's home department have donated $2,900.

We would appreciate receiving any support at this time. Please don't
hesitate to be in touch with us.


Who: Cheryl Maloney - President, Nova Scotia Native Women's Association
Darryl Leroux - Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary's

Why: Raising money for a scholarship fund in Loretta Saunders' name for
indigenous women to study in Atlantic Canada. Collaborating with
several universities and organizations in the region to ensure recipients
can attend the university and program of their choice.

What: Donate as little as $5 as an individual, organize a fundraiser among
your friends, colleagues or in your communities and/or ask your employer,
union or university to donate to the fund.

How: 1. Send an email money transfer to
2. Deposit money at your local credit union to Community Credit Union
(Truro, NS), Account #67630000
3. Send a cheque to "Cheryl Maloney" re: Loretta Saunders, at Nova Scotia
Native Women's Association, P.O. Box 805, Truro, NS B2N 5E8
4. Via PayPal - lorettasaunderslegacy@gmai <> <> - from your own PayPal or bank

In order to maintain a scholarship or bursary into the future, we need a
minimum of $25,000.

We are committed to sending all of our donors frequent updates as the fund
develops. You have the option of being a "known" donor or to remain
anonymous. Please advise which option you prefer when you get in touch.

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