The 3 chosen charities for the evening were as follows:
MitoCanada?s mission is to raise awareness; offer support to patients, families, and caregivers; and funding Canadian research for mitochondrial disease. MitoCanada was founded in 2009 by a Calgary family.
This charity fills a much-needed gap for Aboriginal girls in the Calgary area. The girls in the program have all experienced various levels trauma
The funds raised by 100 who Give a Dam will be used for a new project which is to strengthen the creative processes, literacy skill sets and guide young Indigenous girls into roles of leadership. To make the project successful, we need funds that would cover the costs of: Space rental ? $4,500; Resource materials ? $3,000; Meals & nutrition ? $2,500
Men die by suicide 4 times as often as women. With the recent downturn in the economy, numbers have increased dramatically. We provide life-saving training to community members?and have trained staff at more than 300 diverse agencies including Enbridge, Distress Centre, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Transit, and Calgary Police Service.