“My dreams are being realized and my future is more secure each day.”
Sheila came to Canada to work as a nanny and now has a career in heavy equipment operation.
Jackie completed her apprenticeship and is now a certified Journeyman welder making more than three times her wage as a physical care aid.
In 2012, Roberta won two awards, the Evraz Inc. NA Canada Apprenticeship Bursary and a Shell Canada Trades Bursary, and was chosen to participate in NAIT’s television advertising campaign.
“Without Take a Hike, I would not have the relationships I do, I would still be skipping school and behind in all my classes. I would still be lost. I made honor role for the first time ever at Take a Hike. “
“I am not afraid of challenge anymore; I welcome it. That in turn helped me get the awesome job that I have today, it helped me take on university, it helped me choose to travel, and to move across the world.”
“Ever since I have enrolled in Take a Hike, my grades have improved and I am more engaged.”
“I learned that if you have a good attitude, good things happen. “
“Everything that I am today – as an adult, a school teacher and a father – is because of the experiences I had in sport.”
“JUMP Math has given me the motivation, skills, knowledge and confidence to pursue math at a higher level than I ever dreamed I could.”
“Because all students are excelling in math, I am able to move more quickly through units than I could before using the JUMP Math approach.”
“The furniture I received meant a lot to me and still does because it helped me get back on my feet during a difficult time in my life.”
Since receiving their furniture, Stephanie and Savannah are now on track to build a new and happy life together in the comfort of their newly furnished home.