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The Friends of Olivia Foundation is a registered non-profit foundation in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

We support families from our community that must travel
to a medical centre outside of Thunder Bay for tests, treatments, appointments and surgeries.

Our support is not disease or illness specific.

Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

  • 2017 Charity Hockey TournamentThe 6th Annual Friends of Olivia Hockey Tournament! The 6th Annual Charity Hockey Tournament in support ...
  • Fundraise For UsAre you having an event and want a great local charity to fundraise for? The Friends of Olivia Foundation ...

To request funding, please call


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Each year approximately 14 children in Thunder Bay are sent to a medical centre outside of the city to receive emergency medical treatment for an unexpected life threatening illness or injury.

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The length of their stay will vary from days to months, or longer.

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For some, the emotional and financial stress will become overwhelming. We are here to help.

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Some of these families will need our help to get to treatments, surgeries, tests and follow up medication appointments.