Let Them Be Kids

Let Them Be Kids is an all volunteer non-profit organization created to build community capacity on the grassroots level, while building playgrounds, skate parks and fitness parks across Canada. These projects leave a legacy of community members who are inspired and better equipped to lay a strong foundation for a brighter tomorrow.

Desired Outcomes

Remember when you were a kid and how it felt to spend days with friends and family at the park. The excitement you felt driving over the bumpy road, knowing the playground was just ahead............... Let's bring that joy to our children.

As a Recreation Committee and Town Council we are striving to meet the following goals:
- To create a social hub where all residents of Hare Bay can connect.
- To restore pride and ownership in our community by bringing everyone together to achieve a common goal thereby developing a more united community empowered to create positive change.
- To provide our youth with opportunities that will foster positive self-growth and leadership skills, encouraging them to take an active role in their community.
- To enhance the lives of our children by creating a safe and sustainable play area that will promote physical and social activity for the children and their families.
- Networking with local businesses and organizations to increase support and participation thus allowing us to develop future projects.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Dot-mocracy at William Mercer Academy

Dot-Mocracy gives our children the opportunity to pick the equipment they would like to see included in their playground. We hope to give them a sense of ownership and pride with the decisions they make.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Talent Show

We had a wonderful turnout for our talent show with great performances. We made our big announcement from LTBK. Everybody was so surprised and excited. Our MHA Sandy Collins kicked off the fundraising with a blast, a cheque for $15,000.00. Then Bryan and Alec Oram from "Oram's Electric" donated $500.00 and challenged all small businesses to match their donation and get involved any way possible. In addition we raised $600.00 on the door and 50/50 draw. What a GREAT start !!!

Sunday, March 6, 2011

80's Theme Dance

Thanks to all who participated in the 80's Theme Dance. We had a great turn-out and all the support was greatly appreciated. We raised $678.00 which will be matched by LTBK as well as the rest of our fundraising.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Hare Bay Awarded

The Community of Hare Bay NL, has been awarded a Let Them Be Kids Helping Hands award to assist with the building of a playground and park in the community. Stay tuned for exciting details coming soon!