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    John’s Choice for May and June donations is THE MUSTARD SEED

    Founded in 1984 by Pat Nixon, the Mustard Seed is a non-profit organization that cares for individuals experiencing poverty or homelessness. From their first location in Calgary, they now have facilities operating in multiple cities in western Canada including Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Kamloops, and of course Edmonton. In addition to offering shelter, meals, and […] More

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    Kyley’s choice for November and December donations is CASA

    For the period of November and December 2021, Kyley chose CASA as the recipient for The Streets Initiative’s pledges. Focused on infants, children, and adolescents, CASA is committed to the advancement of mental health through family centered clinical services, education, and research. Using a family centered approach to nurture healthy relationships, they focus on building […] More

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    Nic’s choice for September and October 2021 donations is THE FAMILY CENTRE

    This period’s charitable organization that will be receiving funds on behalf of The Streets Initiative is The Family Centre. They play an important role in providing support services to local families in a variety of ways including counselling, group therapy, and youth support services. The Family Centre also provides assistance to newcomers to Edmonton that […] More

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    Chris’ choice for my March & April 2021 donations is SCARS

    As The Streets Initiative’s Featured Runner for March and April, Chris Skrenek chose Second Chance Animal Rescue Society as the organization to receive donations. SCARS aim is to protect all animals from cruelty and suffering and promote humane treatment. They care for 200 pets at any given time and find homes for as many as […] More

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    Carla’s choice for November & December 2020 Donations is the HOMES FOR HEROES FOUNDATION.

    The Charitable cause for November and December 2020, as chosen by Carla Duttenhoffer is The Homes for Heroes Foundation. HFH aims to construct unique and affordable tiny home villages across the country as a solution for homelessness for members facing crisis among Canadian Forces veterans. In Edmonton, city council approved a re-zoning application this past […] More