NoahStrong in the News

NoahStrong Team donates big to Callander’s food bank

June 15, 2023

This past weekend the Noah Strong Day Ball Hockey Tournament was held at the Bill Barber rink in Callander. The tournament raises funds for the NoahStrong Foundation, a charitable organization that raises money for various causes. During the event, organizers donated a portion of the proceeds to help the Callander and District Foodbank at 78…

Youth raise funds for charity in memory of young hockey player

June 14, 2023

A 3-on-3 weekend ball hockey tournament at Callander’s Bill Barber Complex is raising funds to support the Noah Strong campaign in honour of the late Noah Dugas. “We love hockey and think it’s important to raise money for Noah and all of the other community initiatives in North Bay,” said player Ian Dinsmore. In all,…

Strong support for second NoahStrong Day Ball Hockey Tournament

June 14, 2023

The second annual NoahStrong Day Ball Hockey Tournament in Callander was a tremendous success once again. “Last year we had 29 teams and this year 40,” says Dave Dugas, the co-organizer of the event that is named after his son. NoahStrong is a charitable organization created by family and friends in memory of Noah Dugas,…

Large crowd, tons of smiles and raising money for Noah Strong Foundation

June 14, 2023

ALLANDER – Noah’s Ninjas had it all figured out. Keep the ball in their end, play hard and aggressive and never give up. Peyton Thomson, Alivia O’Neill, Olivia Bourque, Eva Thomson and Jocelyn Leonard were known as Noah’s Ninjas at Saturday’s second annual Noah Strong Ball Hockey Tournament at the Bill Barber Complex. The event…

We’re pleased to welcome representatives of NoahStrong and KidSport North Bay for Game 1 of the #OHLPlayoffs ❤️

April 3, 2023

Noah Strong lifts up One Kids Place

August 9, 2022

The NoahStrong charitable organization made a generous donation to One Kids Place Children’s Treatment Centre recently. The organization, which honours the November 2020 passing of North Bay hockey player Noah Dugas, handed over a cheque for $25,000 which will go toward the One Kids Place Loan Equipment Program. Click here for full article

Noah Strong charity distributes bursaries to local graduates

July 14, 2022

The Noah Strong charity awarded $4,000 to five high school graduates. The winners were selected by members of the school administration based on selected criteria. Melody Ferris from Ecole secondaire publique Odyssee, Sheydon Beeson from St. Joseph Scollard Hall, Chloe Gravelle and Michael Travers from Ecole secondaire Catholique Algonquin, Brett Richardson from Chippewa Secondary School…

1st Annual Ball Hockey Tournament

June 13, 2022

Noah was most definitely smiling down on us yesterday at our 1st Annual Ball Hockey Tournament. We could not of asked for a more perfect day. NoahStrong is so grateful for all the amazing participants, parents, sponsors, spectators, organizing committee, volunteers and our wonderfull community for their loving support. We hope you had as much…

NoahStrong well connected to Green Shirt Day

April 7, 2022

‘We decided to reach out to the Boulet family to learn more about Green Shirt Day and how best to promote organ and tissue donation here in North Bay’ Jody Dugas admits Green Shirt Day would have been something Noah Dugas would have loved to be a part of. “Noah loved his tie-dye green and…

Noah Strong Foundation encouraging people to sign up to be organ donors

April 4, 2022

North Bay’s Noah Dugas passed away in 2020, but since he was an organ donor, the lives of seven people were saved. Noah was a 13-year-old defenceman who played for the North Bay Trappers major peewee AAA team. After he felt unwell during a game in March 2020, he was sent to hospital in Ottawa,…