Results you can see.

Your donations have a significant impact on the lives of families living right here in the Alberta Capital Region.

Education - All that Kids Can Be

Because of you, in 2015:

  • 2,100 Kid Kits were given to parents so they could work with their children to develop early literacy and fine motor skills, so they were ready to start school.
  • 2,200 children and youth had volunteer in-school mentors, providing guidance that helped them get involved in positive activities, do better in school and work toward graduation.
  • 12,400 backpacks full of school supplies were provided to children in low income families, making sure they had all the essentials to start the school year.

Income - From Poverty to Possibility

Because of you, in 2015:

  • 47,000 people were able to put food on the table with nutritional hampers from Edmonton and area Food Banks.
  • Local low income families got help to access $6 million in tax refunds, credits and child benefits.
  • 6,000 people received a warm coat to get them through the winter from the Coats for Kids and Families program.

Wellness - Healthy People, Strong Communities

Because of you, in 2015:

  • 650 people got help through a newly launched drop-in, single session counselling service.
  • 12,500 individuals in crisis or distress received the immediate help they needed through The Distress Line, On Line Crisis Chat and the Senior's Abuse Help Line..
  • Over 5,000 newcomers with limited or no English, received interpretive services to help them navigate essential services like: medical, education, and legal.