Saturday, May 21st, 2016, Akwesasronon Dawn LaFrance & Sesi Herne delivered a U-Haul truck filled with items from the community of Akwesasne to Walkley Rd., in Ottawa, ON, that’s to be delivered in a mass shipment to Attawapiskat First Nation, Fort Albany, ON, by Annie & Company. Annie & Company is a philanthropic project put on by the Laalo Family, who help people in need all around the world. The collection on May 21st was their fifth and final drop off date to include in the shipment to Attawapiskat. They received nearly 50 trucks of donations this past Saturday, and many helping hands, including City Councillor Mathieu Fluery. Akwesasronon have collectively gathered and donated a U-Haul full of over a dozen bicycles, a few thousand diapers, countless boxes of books, personal hygiene items, sporting equipment, games, DVD’s, first-aid kits, household items, and countless arts and crafts items for all ages.
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