Get the latest news on our fundraiser events.
Upcoming Fundraising Events
Pitter Patter Fun Run, August 15th, 2020: One Plane Away is hosting their 2nd annual Pitter Patter Fun run this August! Registration for the run is now open, you can email us for registration or if you have any questions! This event will follow Public Health Guidelines on Social Distancing. We will be holding a 1 mile family fun walk, a 5k, 10k, and 21k! $30 to register and you will get a bib, t-shirt, and One Plane Away bracelet!
VIRTUAL Pitter Patter Fun Run, August 15th and 16th, 2020: As well as the physical Pitter Patter Fun Run, One Plane Away is also hosting a Virtual Run for anyone who does not live in Iqaluit and would love to participate and support One Plane Away! It is a $20 donation to enter the run, and we will feature you on our Facebook page as an appreciation to participating. Email us at oneplaneawaydonations @gmail.com for more information!
Recent Fundraising Events
Pitter Patter Fun Run, August 10, 2019: We had a very successful Fun Run for One Plane Away Donations. Approximately 60 people participated and $3000 raised! Our volunteers helped make it a success. Start training for next year!
May 10, 2019: Cookie and craft table for Mother’s Day shopping. We had great success at Northmart on May 10th selling our homemade cookies, cards and beauty scrubs. Thank you to all those that gave donations and bought items! We were able to fill 4 more bags and send to the communities!
April 6, 2019: Hockey Tournament First Responders vs Senior’s Men’s. Thank you to all of you who helped make our recent fundraiser a success! We raised enough funds to send out more clothing for babies and young children in need. It was a fun time and we hope to see you all at our next event!
December 7th, 2019: The One Plane Away table was another success at the Annual Iqaluit Christmas Craft Show! This year we added homemade clothing for Sila the Canadian Doll from Nunavut. Our matching nightgowns and aprons sold out for little girls and their Sila dolls. Special thanks to Marlo for her great baking and card making. The money earned will go to shipping more clothes throughout Nunavut and employing local Inuit women to handcraft blankets and hats.
May 10th, 2020: We want to thank everyone who participated in the Mother’s Day Challenge! It was a huge success and we will definitely be doing more challenges in the future so keep checking back!
Fundraising for One Plane Away
One Plane Away hosts fundraising events for money as well as donations of clothing. Money is required for such things as:
- Needed clothing items for babies and young children
- Diapers and formula
- Duffle Bags to send the clothes
- Airline cargo fees
- Employing local Inuit to handcraft clothing and blankets
- Supplies for craft sales i.e. fabric, yarn, baking supplies