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True North Missions Society established its first medical mission to Ecuador in April, 2009. Our mandate is to conduct medical missions to impoverished people who normally would not have access to medical care in developing countries around the world, most currently in Ecuador, South America. Thank you for visiting our website.
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45 True North Missions volunteers are preparing for another successful mission to Ecuador set to depart October 4 and return October 15, 2022.
As we look forward to this mission we are hopeful for a large number of patients to serve…similar in number to the 40+ families helped during our last mission in 2020.
Thank you to all our supporters for their generous donations throughout the year making the mission possible.
Once we depart you'll be able to view our mission blog here.
Our 2022 FundraiserOur next silent auction and dinner fundraiser
September 10, 2022
Calgary Winter Club
4611-14 St NW
Calgary, AB T2K 1J7
Check back soon to purchase tickets!
Our 2018 fundraiser was a huge success! A huge thanks to everyone involved and to all our supporters. None of what we do would be possible without your love and support.
Purchase tickets below.
Tickets are $150 per person
For those who have RSVP'd through PunchBowl that you will be attending and have yet to pay for tickets, please do so below.
Thank you to everyone for their support of our most recent fundraiser as it has helped make this years missions trip possible.
The raffle winners for 2019 Fundraiser (Draw Date: Oct 26, 2019):
$1500 Flight Centre Package - Randy Schaumtz
Ladies Fossil Watch - Kerry Deboice
Men's Fossil Watch - Darrel Moroski
Coffee Basket - Janet C.
Quilt - Christine Leach
All donations and fundraising proceeds
go to support our missions to Ecuador.
Our 2022 missions trip departs on Oct 4, 2022!
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A little bit about where we started...
Our Society was established in 2009, however, we have traveled on several missions to Cuenca, Ecuador under the umbrella of an established charity organization in Edmonton, Alberta. We are also a registered charity in good standing with Canada Revenue. In January of 2007, Dr. Jim Powell and Mrs. Gail Evans,ORT, traveled to Ecuador for the first time as part of a mission led by Dr. Tom Greidanus. Dr. Greidanus had been leading a mission to Cuenca, Ecuador for roughly 10 years at that point in time. The team had several components to the mission including providing total joint replacement of the hip and knee joint and dental care to some of the poor in Cuenca. Patients were identified by Dr. Manuel Avila in Cuenca. ...read more
True North In The Media!
We encourage you to learn more about what we do by checking out our media page. Watch our YouTube feature, read news articles and browse through photos of our journeys. ...see more!