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  • 10th annual Day of Champions
  • 10th Annual Family Run/Walk
  • New Research Study Completed
  • Recipient of Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Donation $5000
  • Presentation to Nipissing University: Bob Sampson & Brandon Baril


  • 9th Annual Day of Champions
  • 9th Annual Family Run/Walk
  • New Research Study Implemented
  • Partici-Patrick Curriculum Completed
  • Presentation to Living Fit: Bob Sampson
  • Recipient of Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation Donation $6000


  • 8th Annual Partici-Patrick Day of Champions
  • 9th Annual P4L Family Run Walk
  • 3rd Annual Kennedy Insurance Bar-B-Q fundraiser


  • Patrick 4 Parents Orientation Session
  • Presentation to Living Fit organization, Speaker: Christine Fortin
  • Presentation to Chiefs of Ontario Education Committee, Speaker: Christine Fortin
  • Dr. Sean Rourke, Scientific and Executive Director, Ontario HIV Treatment Network and Jean Bacon present research results to Patrick 4 Life Board of Directors
  • YouthFest II conducted at the Capitol Centre, 950 secondary students participate
  • Mini Day of Champions conducted and New Liskeard Public School
  • Annual Pizza 4 Patrick event at Davedi Club
  • Recipient of $1000 Jack Burrows Award, North Bay and Area Community Foundation
  • MOGA fundraiser held at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall Catholic Secondary School:  raised $1,500.00


  • YouthFest 2012 held at the Capitol Centre,  400 secondary students participated
  • Youth Philanthropy Initiative Celebration in Toronto
  • Davedi Club’s 5th Annual Order of Merit Award presented to Christine Fortin
  • Executive of the Year, Most Influential Women of North-Eastern Ontario Award to Christine Fortin
  • Presentation by Christine Fortin to “Living Fit” organization, Topic: Living Fit from the Inside-Out
  • Patrick 4 Life is the recipient of $5000 from the Youth Philanthropy Initiative, West Ferris Secondary School
  • Completion of Curriculum Development for Grades 3,4,5


  • Presentation by  Christine Fortin to Canadian Federation of University Women, Topic: Sharing My Experiences in Tanzania
  • Presentation to Peetabeck Academy, Fort Albany, Topic: Enlightening our Leaders: Youth it’s Your Time to Shine”
  • Presentations to Parent Councils of four District School Boards in concert with the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
  • Patrick 4 Life 3 Car Draw Volunteer Appreciation Event
  • École secondaire catholique Algonquin fundraiser involving 300 students:   Marchons pour un ancien Baron:  $4500 raised
  • Pizza 4 Patrick Fundraiser at the Davedi Club:  $1200 raised
  • Patrick 4 Life receives a research grant from the Ontario HIV and AIDS Treatment Network (OHTN) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Patrick 4 Life establishes downtown office
  • “Patrick’s Wish” book launch attended by Minister of Education, Honourable Leona Dombrowsky
  • Patrick 4 Life becomes registered charity
  • Christine and Christian Fortin receive Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Nipissing University in recognition of the founding & establishment of Patrick 4 Life Publication of “Patrick’s Wish” by Second Story Press(3500 copies)
  • A qualitative study of the Partici-Patrick program is released, authored by William Boyce, Queen’s University Jerri Clout, Youth 4 Youth ambassador, recipient of Canada’s Youth in Motion’s 2008 Top 20 Under 20 Award for Innovation, Leadership, Achievement of her leadership role with Patrick 4 Life


  • Presentation to Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Topic: Patrick 4 Life - a Northern Ontario Organization
  • First draft copy of  "Full Moon Wish" completed by Karen Mitchel
  • Patrick 4 Life Long Range Planning Sessions held
  • Youth 4 Youth Structure of leadership roles established
  • First election of Youth 4 Youth officers
  • Christine, Richard and Lyanne visit 24 schools to engage students in the Partici-Patrick program
  • Trillium Foundation Grant awarded to fund Partici-Patrick Program in 2007
  • Teacher training for all four school boards conducted toeffectively implement distinct HIV and AIDS curriculum.  The Ministry of Health funds a youth ambassador to attend the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto
  • Patrick4life and Northern Ontario runners raise funds for the Philip Aziz Children’s Hospice, lending support to Canada’s first hospice for children battling AIDS and their families
  • Jerri Clout, Youth Ambassador, is keynote speaker at the Roots and Shoots Conference held at Science North in Sudbury
  • Patrick Fortin named “Patron” of the Mpunguzi HIV/ AIDS Resource Centre in Tanzania, Africa
  • The Fortin family receives Rotary International’s Paul Harris Award for outstanding contribution to their community
  • Patrick4Life not-for-profit organization incorporated, February 2006
  • First Inaugural RunWalk4Patrick Family Fest, June
  • Patrick4Life receives Bell Mobility Community Enhancement Award in June 2006
  • 5,000 students (grades 4-8) receive awareness brochures for World AIDS Day December 2006, and grade 9-12 December 2007