Thank you to Bell Let's Talk Community Fund

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Pine River Foundation is proud to be one of Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk Community Fund’s 2013 recipients!

Bell’s support of Pine River’s Bursary Program will assist more youth in crisis to access Pine River Institute’s care.

There is a growing demand for Pine River’s expert services, with a waiting list of over 160 youth in crisis. These youth (and their families) wait on average 6-8 months – a dangerously long time when a child is at risk of going missing, overdosing, or suicide.

Last month Bell representative, Kristine Wilson, visited the PRI campus on an unseasonably cold, snowy day to present Pine River Foundation with a $25,000.00 cheque.

A big THANK YOU to Bell Canada for this important investment in mental health and substance abuse care for youth.

From left: Kristine Wilson (Bell), Harvey Schipper (PRI Board), Karen Minden (CEO, PRF/Founder, PRI), Vaughan Dowie (CEO, PRI), John Fallis (Executive Director, PRI)
From left: Kristine Wilson (Bell), Harvey Schipper (PRI Board), Karen Minden (CEO, PRF/Founder, PRI), Vaughan Dowie (CEO, PRI), John Fallis (Executive Director, PRI)