Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund Society: 2022 Update

This article, published in the Spring 2022 edition of The Beacon, was written by Philip Girvan, StFXAUT Communications Officer. Wyanne Sandler, former Executive Director of the Antigonish Women’s Centre and Sexual Assault Services (The Women’s Centre), suggests heat poverty as something of a misnomer. Households do not just experience health poverty — there is no […]

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Update on the Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund (AEFF) Society

This article, published in the Fall 2020 edition of The Beacon, was written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan. The StFXAUT continues to sponsor the Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund (AEFF). As in years past, the StFXAUT donation of $1800 allowed the AEFF to pre-order 6 loads of wood ($300/load) for households seeking help with firewood. […]

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Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund (AEFF) Society

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of The Beacon. The Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund (AEFF) offers emergency financial support to individuals and households living on low incomes that are unable to pay the full cost of heating their homes during the winter season. As its name […]

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StFX World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Society

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of The Beacon. The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is, according to their website, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, employment, and empowerment opportunities for youth around the world”. WUSC has local committees across Canada including the StFX […]

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In Support of StFX for SAFE

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 edition of The Beacon. A year ago, Xaverians set out to raise funds for Syria-Antigonish Families Embrace (SAFE), one of three local groups set up to help settle Syrian refugees. In our first year, we raised $50,000. It is attached to a SAFE sponsorship application for a […]

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In Support of and in Solidarity with Our Community Members

This update, by Susan MacKay, originally published in the Summer 2016 Edition of The Beacon. The StFXAUT Executive provided a $1,000 donation to the Concordia University Faculty Association (CUFA) in support of Dr. Homa Hoodfar.  To learn more about how you, too, can support Dr. Hoodfar, please visit the Free Homa Hoodfar website:  http://www.homahoodfar.org/ In May, […]

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StFX for SAFE

This article appears in the Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon SAFE Committee member and Senior Lab Instructor Cindy Murphy standing by a display she and Tareq Hadhad from Hadhad Chocolates set up a to promote StFX for SAFE at the StFXAUT AGM on Wednesday, May 4. StFX for SAFE raised $395.00 at the AGM […]

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