$100 Donations for Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2022

The Helen Creighton Folklore Society is appreciative of all donation amounts as every bit adds up! Please consider donating what you can on or before Giving Tuesday. If you prefer not to give via our Canada Helps account, please visit our support page for other choices or contact us to arrange your donation method.

Bonus! We are offering a special promotion for $100 or larger donations.

The first ten people to donate $100 will get their choice of two Society products (CDs, Books) and a Fred Redden recording. See the list of available products below. Note: some products have limited copies so, first come, first served.

Contact us with your choices after you have made your donation and we will gladly send your package by mail or arrange for delivery or pick up.

Here are the Choices:


You can view the CD covers, titles and artists here

Songs of the Sea:Traditional Songs and Narratives from the Helen Creighton collection. Includes ballads, chanteys.

Sankofa: A Legacy of Roots and Rhythm: African Nova Scotian Songs From The Collection Of Dr. Helen Creighton. 2019.

Acadian Songs: tirées de la collection Helen Creighton /Acadian songs from Pubnico and Grand-Étang From the Helen Creighton Collection. 2008. Edited by Ronald Labelle. Helen Creighton Folklore Society and Chaire de recherche McCain en ethnologie acadienne. 96 page booklet with extensive notes and lyrics plus a CD of original field recordings from Helen Creighton’s collection.

The Gift by Clary Croft

Geoff Kaufman – US folk singer who was featured at the Helen and Pete Concert. Visit his website for more info on the CD tracks. He has donated the following CD’s of his:

Tree of Life

Choice Cuts

34th Annual Sea Music Festival of Mystic Seaport, CT, USA (donated by Geoff): contains many sea chanteys and songs from the festival


More information on the selected books here and here

Bluenose Ghosts

Bluenose Magic

Helen Creighton: Canada’s First Lady of Folklore by Clary Croft