Tag: Canada

Do the organizations you support achieve the impact you expect?

Friday, November 28, 2014

This year, the Alberta Cancer Foundation has chosen not to participate in the annual Moneysense Charity 100 survey. At the Alberta Cancer Foundation, we strongly endorse transparency and disclosure in the charitable sector. We also believe that Canadians need to be armed with meaningful information that allows them to make informed choices about where to … Read More

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Snowbirds’ fundraising takes flight

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Pat and Ed Nestorowicz go to California for the winter every year.  They live in a community in which one third of the residents are Canadian.  Each year, they coordinate a fundraiser for two days called the “Sunshine Invitational”.  It is a series of events including pickle ball, golf, parties and raffles. The funds raised … Read More

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Teaming up against skin cancer

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

 “It’s the best way to spend the worst day of the year.” For the friends and family of University of Alberta student and elite athlete Owen Schlosser, June 2nd is a day of mixed emotions. It marks the day Owen was lost to melanoma, a mere four months after becoming one of the 43 Albertans … Read More

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