Forest management company donates $100,000 to Nanaimo’s Kw’umut Lelum Foundation

The Nanaimo News Bulletin
December 14, 2022
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

A non-profit Indigenous family service foundation based in Nanaimo has received a significant financial boost, aimed at bolstering cultural initiatives, after a $100,000 donation from a forestry company. Mosaic Forest Management has committed $100,000 over three years to Kw’umut Lelum Foundation, an Indigenous-owned and led community foundation. The money will be spent on “language revitalization and preservation initiatives,” scholarship development programs, and securing equal access to programs. Mosaic president and CEO Rob Gough said in the release that the financial contribution is all part of the company’s work with First Nations. …Sharon Hobenshield, the foundation’s executive director, expressed gratitude for the donation.

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