Charities We Support

Beverly Towne Community Development Society

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Camp He Ho Ha

Camp Health, Hope & Happiness Society exists to provide safe and rewarding recreational opportunities to children and adults with physical and mental disabilities. A not-for-profit, non-denominational organization situated on Lake Isle in Northern Alberta funded by public support.

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Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in Alberta is made up of 8 regions. Additionally CHMA in Alberta includes the Centre for Suicide Prevention and a Divisional (Provincial) office located in Edmonton. CMHA Regional Offices focus on the delivery of mental health recovery services, housing, advocacy and mental health promotion. CMHA’s Divisional office supports and promotes the work of CMHA across the province of Alberta for collective impact. It engages with stakeholders in regards to advocacy, public relations and to influence public policy with a focus on matters of provincial and national concern. The Division and Regions work cooperatively to advance the greater good of people with mental illness in our society.

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Changing Together: A Centre for Immigrant Women

Changing Together operates a place for immigrant women to meet and work together in solving their problems and help immigrant women participate fully in Canadian life.

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Cornerstone Counselling Centre

Cornerstone Counselling Centre has been providing professional counselling services to children, families, and individuals in Edmonton and area for over 35 years. Fundamental to their work are the principles of compassion and generosity, and a steadfast belief in people’s ability to transform their lives.

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Crystal Kids

Crystal Kids is an integrated community support centre focused on building resilience, providing opportunities, and encouraging life-long learning through its partnerships and programs.

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Dickinsfield Amity House

Dickinsfield Amity House is a family resource centre providing support services to the community since 1972. We offer a wide range of programs and services to individuals as well as families. Our programs are designed to fill gaps in community services, which help to build a sense of community and reduce social isolation.

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Dogs With Wings

Dogs With Wings is a leader in the international community of assistance dog training schools. They work collaboratively, and in partnership with other organizations that provide assistance dogs to people with disabilities.

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E4C

E4C is a non-profit charitable organization that moves vulnerable people toward positive, healthy, and lasting change. They work toward addressing the conditions that limit a person's ability to fully participate in community.

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Edmonton Dream Centre

The Edmonton Dream Centre's mission is to be a centre of excellence in addiction and recovery. They seek to do this by providing hope and health to women in crisis (and their children) through a long-term holistic residential recovery program that results in healing and permanent lifestyle improvements.

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Edmonton Food Bank

Each month, more than 15,000 people receive food hampers from Edmonton’s Food Bank. The Food Bank also distributes food to more than 410,000 meals and snacks each month through more than 210 agencies, churches or food depots with which we are affiliated. Approximately 40% of clients served are children under 18.

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Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Edmonton Meals on Wheels is a local non-profit and registered charitable organization that provides home-delivered meal and food services to a diverse mix of people. We’re well known for our quality customer service, excellent meals and creative & innovative strategies that engage the community in various events, partnerships and volunteer opportunities. There is always something that you will be interested in; whether purchasing meals, volunteering or attending our events.

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Edmonton Women's Shelter Ltd.

Edmonton Women’s Shelter Ltd. (EWS), most commonly known as WIN House, is a non-profit agency operating three shelters, WIN I, WIN II and Carol’s House (formally WIN III) . The WIN Houses are for women with children or without children who are fleeing domestic violence. The Edmonton Women’s Shelter started when a group of concerned citizens met in 1968 to consider the growing problem of homeless women in Edmonton. In 1970, they opened an overnight emergency shelter in the basement of All Saints Cathedral. On September 26, 1973, EWS incorporated. WIN I opened in 1978, WIN II in 1982 and 2014 Carol’s House (formally WIN III, 2010) opened its doors to newcomer women. The shelters operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Fusion Community Kitchen

Fusion Community Kitchen is a gathering of persons who meet to prepare economical and nutritious meals, building community in the process. Their goal is to enable families to make intentional choices regarding their diet and weekly menu that will put them in control of their food budgets and enable them to use their time efficiently. Together, we learn teach basic cooking and menu planning skills for both parents and children.

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HIV Network of Edmonton Society

HIV Edmonton was founded out of desperation by Michael Phair and a group of close friends as, in 1984, Edmonton braced for its own AIDS outbreak. Originally called the AIDS Network of Edmonton, HIV Edmonton changed its name to better reflect the advancements in the area of HIV and AIDS in 1999. HIV Edmonton is a harm reduction agency, working to provide the best education and prevention methods to a wide variety of audiences.

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Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity mobilizes volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.

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Hope Mission

Today Hope Mission has grown into a not-for-profit Christian social care agency caring for impoverished and homeless men, women and children in Alberta. Basic and emergency care are provided to over 800 people daily as well as counsel and referral services for men, women, and youth. Each day Hope Mission provides over 1000 meals, and shelter for over 500 people. Specialized care and treatment is offered for men and women through faith-based addiction treatment programs. Hope Mission also facilitates an after school recreation and hot meal program for children, summer camps for inner-city children and youth and operates a year-round Youth Sports Centre.

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IHuman Youth Society

iHuman Youth Society is a non-profit organization that engages Edmonton’s traumatized youth who exhibit high-risk lifestyles, to foster positive personal development and social change. They seek to re-integrate youth into the community by developing skills, self-esteem and a sense of worth and ability through mentorship, crisis intervention and targeted programming. iHuman serves 500 youth in Edmonton aged 12-24 years.

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ISTAR

The Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) is a self-funded institute of the University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine. We offer specialized treatment to children, teens and adults who stutter. In addition, they conduct research into stuttering, offer advanced professional training for speech-language pathology students and clinicians, and promote public awareness of stuttering and its treatment.

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KARA Family Resource Centre

KARA Family Resource Centre identified a need for services to low income, single mothers. Their flagship program, Caring Families, provides parents the opportunity to learn and interact with their children. Some programs are for parents only and others are interactive programs for parents and their preschool children.

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Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone offers free and anonymous service supports young people as they build the skills and abilities they’ll need to improve their emotional health and well-being. In addition to an array of counselling options, we offer young people a wide range of online resources and we work tirelessly to share young people’s perspectives on a societal level – locally, nationally, and globally.

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Kids On Track

Kids On Track is a community organization with a passion to offer hope, direction and support to children, youth and parents. They are purposeful in focusing on those families whose socioeconomic situations have made it difficult for them to access opportunities needed for optimal development of their young people. By using the vehicle of recreational and educational activities, children cultivate enriching relationships with positive role models and are encouraged in their character development. They strive to support young people in developing the interpersonal skills needed to succeed socially with their peers, families, and authority figures in hope that youth will be empowered to make healthy lifestyle choices and become positive, responsible, contributing citizens.

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Kids With Cancer Society

The Kids with Cancer Society strongly believes that comprehensive family centred programs are essential to effectively treat children with cancer. In order to meet the needs of the whole child and their families from the time of diagnosis, throughout treatment, survivorship and beyond, programs are developed that address the support, clinical and research needs of our children.

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Little Warriors

Little Warriors is a charitable organization with a national focus that educates adults about how to help prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Little Warriors also provides information about the prevalence and frequency of child sexual abuse and information about healing and support resources. The Be Brave Ranch is a facility that will offer a family-oriented treatment program that combines multiple proven therapies for children ages 8-12 who have been sexually abused.

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Lurana Shelter Society

Lurana Shelter Society is a registered, charitable organization serving victims of domestic violence in Edmonton, Alberta and surrounding area. They strive to provide abused women and children with every necessary support to permanently break free from the cycle of family violence.

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Operation Friendship Seniors Society

Operation Friendship Seniors Society is a non-profit society that provides community-based preventative social services to the seniors of Edmonton’s inner city. We provide safe, affordable non-institutional housing options. Operation Friendship Seniors Society’s mission is to offer services to improve the quality of life of our clients who are seniors in need over 55 years of age.

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Our House

Our House Addiction Recovery Centre provides an environment where individuals with addictions can embark on a recovery process directed towards a meaningful, productive lifestyle.

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Oxford House

Oxford House Foundation of Canada is a non-profit foundation that acts as an umbrella organization providing leadership and quality assurance through the issuance and maintenance of charters for a network of existing and future Oxford Houses. While Oxford House is not directly affiliated with AA, NA, and CA, its members realize that active participation in a recovery program can offer assurance of continued sobriety.

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P.A.L.S. (Project Adult Literacy Society )

PALS is based in Edmonton, Alberta and is committed to change lives of others through literacy. PALS matches Adult Students in need (to improve their basic literacy/math skills) and Tutors and predominantly a platform which provides one to one tutoring with a volunteer tutor, small group work in English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation circles, math and computers, workshops and field trips.

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Parents Empowering Parents

Parents Empowering Parents (PEP) Society provides education, innovative programming, support and hope for individuals or families dealing with or concerned about substance abuse/addiction. They commit to improving effective, accessible treatment and positive outcomes for substance abuse/addictions.

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Pilgrims Hospices

Pilgrims Hospice is committed to helping people diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. It is equally important to help ease the challenges that face their loved ones. On a daily basis, they advocate for quality, palliative care on behalf of their clients and their families. Every Canadian facing a life-threatening illness has a right to quality end-of-life care and adequate support for their family.

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Riseup House

Riseup House Society is an equipping and healing women’s outreach centre responding to the reality of domestic violence and abuse. Riseup House provides group support, counselling and resources for women impacted by intimate partner abuse, and educates individuals and community groups about preventing and addressing abuse.

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Seniors Assisted Transportation Society of Greater Edmonton (SATS)

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Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton

Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE) is a full service seniors organization which builds and maintains a broad range of programs and services that enhance the quality of life for seniors and their families.

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Seniors Outreach Network Society

The Seniors Outreach Network Society is a Registered Canadian Charitable organization which provides outreach services to isolated, low income seniors residing in north Edmonton. These services, which are provided by Registered Social Workers, include assessment of needs, referrals, providing information, advocacy and support. In addition, the agency provides our clients with a monthly group meal, summer trips in and around Edmonton, weekly drop-in activities and other special events including a Christmas turkey dinner.

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Sign of Hope

The Sign of Hope Society is a vital source of funds for the programs that Catholic Social Services offers to 60,000 people each year throughout northeast and central Alberta. Through the generosity of thousands of individuals, business owners, corporations, and social organizations, approximately $3 million is raised on an annual basis. These funds are critical to the success of programs and services provided to help people of all faiths and cultures.

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St. Albert Housing Society

St. Albert Housing Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding the capacity of the St. Albert community. The Society aims to provide safe, affordable living for its residents through leadership, pursuit of funding, education, advocacy and housing development. Fundraising for the Society’s initiatives are conducted in part by the registered charity Friends of St. Albert Housing Society. The Society’s mission is to improve St. Albert’s ability to provide affordable living for its residents through leadership, land acquisition, pursuit of funding, education, advocacy and housing development.

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Stop Abuse In Families

The mission of the Stop Abuse in Families (SAIF) Society is to support those affected by family violence through confidential counselling services; to advocate on behalf individuals in abusive relationships; and to educate children, youth, and parents in the prevention of violence.

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Suit Yourself

Suit Yourself strives to increase the confidence and self esteem of disadvantaged women searching for employment or making a transition into the workforce through the collection and distribution of quality wardrobe items.

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Terra Centre

Terra supports and encourages teen moms and young dads to recognize their potential as nurturing parents and successful members of our community. Pregnant teens are offered a non-judgmental environment where they can explore their pregnancy options and determine their most immediate need for support.

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The Support Network

The Support Network is the umbrella organization that overlooks the operations of the Crisis Support Centre, 211 Alberta - Edmonton and Area, Volunteer Edmonton and Wellness Network. They help individuals and families in Northern Alberta and the Capital Region lead fulfilling lives while supporting the communities they live in.

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Today Family Violence Help Centre

Today Family Violence Help Centre is an Edmonton based, non-profit organization that offers a safe place for individuals victimized by family violence to access free, confidential, emotional and practical support. Today Centre provides short-term support through risk assessment, safety planning, assessment of immediate needs, and supported referrals.

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Uncles & Aunts At Large

Established in 1967, Uncles & Aunts at Large was among the earliest agencies in the Edmonton area to organize mentor services for children. Through Uncles & Aunts at Large, volunteers offer companionship, mentoring and friendly support to children ages 6 to 18 from single-parent families.

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Wings Of Providence

WINGS of Providence is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive transitional programs and independent living in a safe, secure, supportive and healthy environment for women with children who have experienced family violence. WINGS provides second stage housing services. Second stage housing provides long term accommodation and accompanying support services for women with their children.

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Winnifred Stewart Assocation

By empowering individuals at Winnifred Stewart Association to realize opportunities in their communities, dreams evolve into achieved milestones. These milestones then become amazing stories to tell.

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YESS

YESS is a relentlessly dedicated not-for-profit organization that shapes the future of Edmonton by supporting youth facing difficult realities. YESS offers distinct and invaluable services through a variety of channels that range from immediate emergency shelter to ongoing support programs and individual guidance.

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YOUCAN Youth Services

YOUCAN Youth Services is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to empowering youth so they have the knowledge, support and skills to remove themselves from harm's way. They assist young people in transitioning into employment or back into education, reducing youth violence and participating actively in youth issues.

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