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Winnipeg Students Make Switches and Adapted Toys at North Forge Build

October 6, 2022 | Categories: Buildathon, News, Education, success story
On Tuesday, we hosted another great Youth Making Change build event in Winnipeg, Manitoba with the help of our partners and sponsors, North Forge, Women…

École Mgr-Martin Students Adapt Toys for Classmates and Community

September 22, 2022 | Categories: Education, success story
Nearing the end of the 2021/22 school year, students at École Mgr-Martin took part in Disability Awareness Week, an annual event in New Brunswick that…

Fun With Making at D-Camps

September 7, 2022 | Categories: Education, success story, Partner Highlight
A diabetes diagnosis can be such a difficult time for a child — there are so many questions and so many things to learn. D-Camps,…

Neil Squire Prairie Regional Office Donates Assistive Devices to École Dr AE Perry Elementary School

January 6, 2022 | Categories: Education, success story, News
On the UN International Day of People with Disabilities on December 3rd, the Neil Squire Prairie Regional Office chose to donate assistive supports to a…

Winnipeg MMC Volunteer Jordon Hong Earns Schulich Leader Scholarship

October 7, 2021 | Categories: Maker Spotlight, Education
Photo courtesy of UM Today News Makers Making Change volunteer Jordon Hong was named one of the University of Manitoba’s Schulich Leaders, earning an $80,000…

Tyler Brings His Passion for “User-Focused” Design to Makers Making Change

| Categories: Maker Spotlight, Education
Growing up in Fairview, a small town in Northern Alberta, Tyler Fentie started making at a young age. “I grew up around farms, so that’s…

Students and Scouts in Fredericton Build Over 100 Switches

May 10, 2021 | Categories: Education, Buildathon, Event
Thanks to our partners at the New Brunswick Premier’s Council on Disabilities and National AccessAbility Week, Makers Making Change held a number successful builds in…

Fort St John Chapter Making a Big Impact in Their Community and Beyond

April 13, 2021 | Categories: Chapter Highlight, Education, Feature Blog
Since fall, Makers Making Change has sent over 50 demo kits — containing a variety of 3D printed assistive devices — to targeted hospitals, rehab…

Meet Our New Chapter: Miles Macdonell Collegiate

March 31, 2021 | Categories: Chapter Highlight, Education
We’re happy to announce another new Makers Making Change chapter, this one in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Miles Macdonell Collegiate, of the River East Transcona School Division,…