As a locally owned funeral home, we take great pride in our community. You may see us out in the community volunteering at fundraisers, local charities and events. We are a proud sponsor and supporter of many organizations in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas.
Thousand Dollar Giveaway
Tessier Rose, the winner of our Thousand Dollar Giveaway that was held in December, chose St. Vincent Place as the recipient charity. On January 16, 2018, we had the pleasure of presenting St. Vincent Place with a cheque for $500.00.
Once again, congratulations to Tessier and thank you for helping us pay it forward.
On January 11, 2018, Northwood and The Algoma Autism Foundation presented a cheque to The Soup Kitchen for $806.00.
The proceeds were raised from The Algoma Autism - Breakfast with Santa and matched by Northwood.
It is wonderful to see organizations helping each other and we are happy to support them both.
Donations of non-perishable food items from the 2017 Tree of Memories Ceremony were donated to The Soup Kitchen.
Northwood's Second Annual Tree of Memories Ceremony
Algoma Autism Foundation's Sensitive Santa - Pancake Breakfast
Hosted by Northwood Funeral Home
The Ontario Lung Association, Festival of Trees 2017
We love to sponsor and participate at this event, it is so nice to see our community and local businesses come together for this great organization.
When you can't breathe, nothing else matters.
Algoma Autism Foundations, Trunk or Treat 2017
Our Northwood team had a great time hosting and participating in the 2017, Algoma Autism Foundations, Trunk or Treat. This is our second year hosting Trunk or Treat, it is our pleasure to provide a fun and safe environment for the kids.
A special thank you to NG Cash and Carry for donating sweets and treats for this great event.
Infant and Pregnancy Loss 2017
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2017, It is always an honour to be a part of and sponsor this special event.
Remembrance Day November 11, 2017
We were honoured to have these boots, here at Northwood for the community to visit.
This pair of combat boots is one pair, of two thousand pairs, that were laid by Canadian students at the Canadian National Vimy Ridge Memorial on April 9, 2017. They symbolize the Canadian soldiers who died during the Battle of Vimy Ridge April 1917. This pair of combat boots was on loan for a two week period from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Algoma Autism Foundation, Ride for Autism/ Family Fun Day 2017 June 17, 2017
Northwood sponsored a princess for the family fun day at the Algoma Ride for Autism’s family fun day.
Canadian Cancer Society - Relay for Life 2017 June 16, 2017
Northwood staff had a great time at Relay For Life on Friday, we look forward to this event each year. We had the pleasure of spending our evening with some amazing individuals in the survivors tent.
This year we not only had the opportunity to volunteer and help run the survivors area but we also provided all the food, with the exception of the delicious cake, donated by Romes.
Alzheimer Society June 16, 2017
Thank you to Bea from the Alzheimer Society, she stopped by to present us with a certificate of appreciation.
On May 25, 2017, Northwood was a Diamond Sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Ladies Night Out. The Northwood ladies enjoyed a great night out while the Northwoodgentlemen collected donations. Northwood matched all donations made that evening, presenting the Alzheimer Society with a cheque for $1,133.00.
Peace Officer Awards Ceremony May 16, 2017
It is always an honor to attend and present an award at the Peace Officer Award Ceremonies. Congratulations to all of the deserving award recipients.
Northwood Staff spent the morning at the Senior Citizen Drop-in Centre.
April 23, 2017
We set up, made and served a pancake breakfast for the seniors.
Easter Seals Telethon
March 26, 2017
This afternoon one of our licensed funeral directors, Terra Hill, spent some time volunteering at the Easter Seals Telethon. We were happy to present this great organization with a cheque for $500.00.
Algoma Autism Foundations Annual Dinner March 25, 2017
We were pleased to attended a fundraiser dinner for the Algoma Autism Foundation on March 25th. We were able to donate 2 iPad minis. One iPad was raffled off. The winner had the opportunity to choose a local school to donate the second iPad!
Thank you to The Algoma Autism Foundation for hosting a lovely evening. We are proud to support the wonderful work the Autism Foundation does for the families in our community.
Congratulations to Jasmine Pringle, she won an iPad mini for herself and chose Riverview Public School to be the recipient of the other.
Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce- Women in Business Breakfast 2017
It is always a pleasure attending and sponsoring the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce- Women in Business Breakfast.
Congratulations to Linda Ryan, who received the Athena International Award.
Coldest Night Fundraiser
February 25, 2017
We're proud to have taken part in the coldest night of the year walk to help raise money for hungry, homeless, and hurting individuals and families across Canada.
Christmas Cheer December 9, 2016
With funds raised from the Sensitive Santa, Pancake Breakfast we were able to purchase and donate many hats and mitts for Christmas Cheer. We hope this helps to keep those in need warm this holiday season.
Algoma Autism Foundation, Sensitive Santa Pancake Breakfast. December 4, 2016
We enjoyed hosting our first annual Sensitive Santa, Pancake Breakfast so much, seeing the eyes of the children light up as they visited, sang songs and played with Santa.
KRUSH Holiday Fashion Gala Fundraiser
November 12, 2016
We are proud to have sponsored this great event that continues to support our local hospice, ARCH.
Great job, Kristina!
December 5, 2016
Thank you to all who donated to this great event. We are overwhelmed by the generosity of our community.
Northwood was collecting socks and grooming products such as shampoo toothbrushes, deodorant, soap, lotion, combs, hair elastics, hair brushes and much more, for all ages.
Wave of Light
October 15, 2016
Northwood was honoured to be a sponsor and volunteer at the Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Event. It was truly a special night.
Algoma Autism Foundation.
Trunk or Treat
October 15, 2016
Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Algoma Autism Foundation. We had a great time hosting and participating in this event. We hope to see you all again next year.
A special thank you to National Grocers- Cash and Carry for donating treats.
PAIL - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Seminar. September 28, 2016
On September 28th, we hosted a seminar in our Reception Centre for PAIL. The seminar provided local professionals the opportunity to learn how to better care for people who have suffered the loss of an infant. Thank you to all who attended the seminar.
Special thank you to, Tim Hortons (Great Northern Rd) Gino's Family Resturant Subway (Kyle Jones) Thank you for supporting this great event with the gift of food and beverages. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
September 26, 2016 - October 11, 2016
Northwood held a drive for gently used clothing and non-perishable food Items. Donations went to Pauline's Place and St. Vincent Place.
Thank you to everyone who donated. Your donations and support is appreciated.
Canadian Diabetes Association Farm to Table with Christine Cushing Cooking with Emily Richards.
On September 29, 2016 and May 9th, 2016 , we spent the evening with the Canadian Diabetes Association (local chapter). We had a great time assisting in 50/50 ticket sales, registration, selling cookbooks and escorting guests to tables. Emily and Christine were very personable and inviting, and the food was fantastic. Thank you both for travelling to the Sault for these great events.
Canadian Cancer Society - Relay for Life 2016 June 17, 2016
Northwood staff volunteered at Relay for life in the "Survivors Tent". Food trays were supplied by Northwood and staff enjoyed cutting and serving the cake to survivors and their families. We assisted the survivors with entering draws and signing a jumbo thank you card, that was presented to the SAH Cancer Care Unit staff.
Run the Great Lakes June 12, 2016
Northwood had a team in the 5K race.
Northwood has been a Club Calabrese Member and proud supporter of many events over the years.
Paint Nite Fundraiser
June 8, 2016
We had a great night supporting Club Calabrese at “Paint Nite.” Our love birds were not the best, so I think we will keep our day jobs.
November 12, 2016
We are looking forward to attending the Annual Club Calabrese Chestnut Festival.
Alzheimer Society - Ladies Night Out
May 18, 2016
Northwood was a Diamond Sponsor, purchased tickets for 2 tables, provided live instrumental music by Eugene Gassi, as well our gentlemen staff provided coverage at the donation table so the ladies on staff could attend the event. Northwood matched every donation made that evening and presented the Alzheimer Society with a cheque of $1752.00 dollars at the end of the night.
Crime Stoppers – Peace Officer Award Luncheon.
May 16, 2016
We are proud sponsors of the RCMP peace officer award. It is an honour to present such deserving men and women with this award.
Proud Jersey Sponsor of the Northwood Snipers & Sault Female Wildcats
Proud Sponsor of Alzheimer Society’s – Walk for Memories
Proud Sponsor the Ontario Finnish Rest Home, Uusi Koti Building Fund
Proud Sponsor of the Laird Fair
Proud Sponsor of the Echo Bay United Church
Donations to St. Gregory’s Church Entrance Fund, Holy Family Parish Roof Fund, Precious Blood Cathedral’s “The Journey”