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A little goes a long way – help get kids skateboard equipment and in to summer camps!

FOR PIVOTS SAKE is a non-profit organization that was established in 2012 to engage and mentor youth in the Ottawa communityFPS refurbishes skateboards with used equipment donated by individuals across the city and gives them to communities in need of recreational opportunities across Ottawa. The goal of the program is not only to afford youth with the equipment needed to start skateboarding, but to also to offer mentorship programming and to engage children within the community.

As of 2015 FOR PIVOTS SAKE has

 

200+

Complete skateboards donated to kids in Ottawa 

 

25

Kids sent to skateboard summer camp

 

 

4

Months of skateboard programming in Smith Falls

 

40

Kids in Iqaluit went to skateboard camp for a week

 

Antique x Maru x FOR PIVOTS SAKE: Atsalualik

A short film about our trip up North to Iqaluit. Video by Andrew Szeto. Thanks to Pascale Arpin for making this happen!

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