MAKE A DONATION

Image by Tim Mossholder

YOUR VOICE

 

MATTERS

Use this form letter (or make it your own) to send to City Hall.

Image by Jason Rosewell

Find The Name Matters GoFundMe page at the button below.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

MAKE A DONATION

Find The Name Matters fundraising platform at the button below

Image by Tim Mossholder

YOUR VOICE

 

MATTERS

We encourage you to share your voice and let City Hall know how important this initiative is to you.

Image by Jason Rosewell

TAKE ACTION 

*Take part in the survey offered by the joint working groups Community Conversation: Possible Name Change engagment process--available March 1-25, 2022--here.


*Send a letter/email to the city to support the name change. Make it a Zoom letter-writing party with friends! Write a letter as a family. Write your own or use our form letter here (See ‘Your Voice Matters’ for more information).  Your voice makes a difference!
 
*Buy our merch and wear your support. Click here to purchase – New items on the way!

     
*Donate any amount: All your donations and purchases go back into our work – to advocate for respectful and inclusive place names (region-wide) that reflect these lands' oral history and the present-day communities residing on them. We focus on education, raising awareness, and elevating Indigenous voices with compassion and understanding.

LEARN & SHARE 
*Check out the Learning Resources, Read, Watch, and News & Updates sections of our website. 

*Share why the name matters to you on social media and tag us (FB, add #whythenamematters)

CONNECT  
*Take time for respectful, meaningful, and informed conversations with family, friends, neighbors


*Like our FB page for updates, information and to join in conversation; Share our content on your social media platforms

*Creative Community Fundraising: host a movie night/discussion with friends, tea party, zoom writing session, group painting project, or a potluck (endless creative ways! Following current health protocols, of course), ask participants donate a toonie! Please share what you do and why this initiative is important to you on social media and tag us! 

BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT

*There are many options for businesses, non-profits, institutions, churches or clubs to offer support: carry a selection of our merch, donate a percentage of your sales (eg. every thursday from 1-3pm coffee sales goes to The Name Matters; Sunday Night Dinner Special proceeds to The Name Matters; Film Screening proceeds to...), display your support by sharing your logo on our website, give a one time donation or on a regular basis--so many creative possibilities!  Email whythenamematters@gmail.com to learn more and create a tailored support plan!