Community Partners

Meet Our 2020 Community Partners

The MacPhee Centre For Creative Learning (Dartmouth, NS) offers FREE creative arts based after school & summer programs for youth (12-19 years of age). Projects include: music, drawing, film, theatre, junior achievement & an incredible Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) program!
Hope for Wildlife (Seaforth, NS): An animal rehabilitation and education centre, they take over 4,500 animals each each- many of whom are injured or displaced due to weather or construction. Over 20,000 callers receive advice from their call in helpline annually as well. They offer tours year round (October-May, Saturdays & Sundays 12-4pm & May-September Wednesday-Sunday 10-4). 
The North Grove (Dartmouth, NS): The Dartmouth Family Centre & Dartmouth North Community Food Centre came together to become a community hub in North End Dartmouth. Programs include everything from prenatal & early childhood, through to programs for adults and seniors. They offer weekly meals, an onsite garden, childcare, health resources, job support, volunteer & mentorship opportunities and more. During COVID-19 closures they have been offering food & care baskets, delivering programs online and checking in with community members to offer support. 

Meet Our Past Partners

Since launching Trainyard Connect in June of 2017 we have donated over $12,000 to non-profit organizations doing incredible work in our community.

 Many of the organizations listed here we have partnered with as part of Trainyard Connect, others we have participated in specific fundraising events for or collaborated with makers to make targeted donations for goods sold. 

If you have a moment, please check out these awesome organizations!