The Soy Foundations is a registered not-for-profit Foundation in the Province of Manitoba operated by a volunteer independent Board of Directors.
To provide solutions, support, resources and respect to families and friends affected by drug use.
To work towards a solution for the reduction in prescriptions drug abuse and fatalities; a strong voice and support network for families and friends affected by prescriptions drug use.
Purposes of the Foundation
- To provide solutions for social change and the reduction of prescription drug addiction and overdoses
- To provide programing and financial assistance for youths and families struggling with drug addiction, facilities that provide safe environments for youth with addictions, grants, scholarships, schools and community programs, non-profit organizations and foundations
- To raise community awareness of the need and concerns of drug users and their families, and work towards overcoming stereotypes and marginalization.
- To promote effective educational programs designed to prevent prescription drug abuse and the move towards social change.
- To promote and work towards the establishment of a comprehensive care for drug users which meets their needs for harm reduction, detoxification, treatment, and recovery, in order that they may achieve and maintain healthy, productive lives.
- Providing resource information about prescription drugs, treatment and help available to parents and families who are affected by drug use
- Working with School Board trustees and professionals on education and prevention
- Raising awareness before various levels of government of the need to change regulations, laws and legislation pertaining to prescription drugs
- Working to raise awareness in the general public that drug addiction is a disease and not a choice.
Our Financial Model
Donations, Memberships, Charity Events, Merchandizing and Government Grants keep us going. The Board directors of The Soy Foundation are grateful to the donors and funders whose support has ensured the Foundations success.
Financial Resources will be allocated as follows
10% Administrative Costs
20% Fund Raising Costs
70% Direct Return to Programs