Your donation works to create hope, healing and opportunities for our members.
We recognize that this journey is long – made up of 10,000 Little Steps – every dollar given helps make each of these steps a little more manageable. Your support is crucial to our success. If you wish to make another type of gift or have a question, please call the STR8 UP office at 306-244-1771. STR8 UP is a charitable organization. Charitable tax receipts may be provided.
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Easy monthly donations fund ongoing healing
$25/mo will buy a package of 10 adult bus rides each month.
$50/mo contributes to the cost of gas as outreach workers accompany new members to important appointments.
$100/mo helps purchase a basic computer for school or career.
Yearly contributions support life-changing programs
$2500 pays for 100 hours of essential outreach services.
$7500 provides sharing circles for all members for one year.
$10,000 pays for our annual cultural camp program.
Multi-year commitments of $100,000 + core funding helps insure ongoing operations.
Stand alongside us and share in the joys and challenges of individuals on the path to a new life.
STR8 UP is always looking for talented individuals to facilitate programs, help with fundraising, events, and assist with day-to-day activities at our office. Contact Stan Tu’Inukuafe at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 306-229-8853 for more information.
Our books are available for purchase at our office or through McNally Robinson book store. To avoid disappointment, call our office first at 306-244-1771.
STR8 UP and Gangs: The Untold Stories (2012)
These are the true life stories of thirteen men who have chosen to share their hearts, their pain, and their grief to reach at-risk youth before they become involved in gang life. This is their way to give back to their communities. In doing so, they not only reach the youth they seek to help, but they educate the general public and empower themselves as well.
Brighter Days Ahead (2013)
This book is part of a larger research project that explores how some Indigenous men look to street gangs as ways to express their notions of masculinity. By using photovoice, the reader is able to get a visual sense of what gang lifestyle is like. From their earliest memories to where they are today, the men featured in this book take the reader on a journey through a lifetime that many of us can only imagine and may never truly understand.
Stories of Courage: A Healing Workbook (2015)
This autobiographical workbook features the healing journeys of 29 men and women who share their personal stories of recovery. Some are ex-gang members, some have been incarcerated, ALL are on a healing journey. Through healing they become responsible citizens: working, volunteering in the community, attending school, and giving back. That’s the STR8 UP way.