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Backgrounder: True Patriot Love Foundation

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What is the True Patriot Love Foundation?

True Patriot Love is a national foundation that supports and honours members of the Canadian military and their families. It was founded by a group of citizens dedicated to building bridges between Canadian civilians and their military, in order to better understand and appreciate the sacrifices of soldiers and their families.

How is TPL involved in the March to the Top project?

True Patriot Love is presenting True Patriot Love Expedition: Himalayas in support of our military veterans who have sustained an injury as a result of their service with the Canadian Forces. The expedition will be filmed for a major CBC documentary, March to the Top.

How is climbing a mountain important to a soldier's recovery from war?

Each of our team members will continue their journey towards reclaiming their body and spirit as they unite as a team to challenge and conquer one of the most storied mountain ranges: Island Peak in the Himalayas. The veterans will do this on behalf of those who may be unable to do so.

How are soldiers selected to take part in the expedition?

Individuals who have sustained an injury as a result of their service with the Canadian Forces apply to participate and are selected based on a number of different criteria. The composition of the team will reflect the diverse population of the Canadian Forces.

How is TPL raising funds for this and other projects?

TPL is fortunate to have the support of generous corporate sponsors and Canadians eager to answer the call to support our military community. The business leaders participating on the expedition have committed to actively fundraise in order to provide support for this incredible journey.

How can Canadians support this project?

Canadians can support this project by donating online at or by sending a cheque to:
Attn: True Patriot Love Expedition: Himalayas True Patriot Love Foundation
130 Bloor Street West, Suite 905
Toronto, ON M5S 1N5


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