The weather was perfect for our first annual Hues for Humanity event in Medicine Hat! We had a great turnout and an amazingly fun time! Thank you to everyone who came and helped make the day a success. A special thank you to our tireless volunteers, who kept all the parts of the event running smoothly. Another big thank you goes to our sponsors, who enthusiastically supported the event, and our goal to raise money for our Education Support Centers […]
Held in the beautiful River Café on Princess Island, Calgary, Hope For Tomorrow 2015 attendees were given an intimate charming atmosphere to enjoy together. The Ethiopian infusion cuisine served by the River Café kitchen was delicious. The words by both Dr Richard Northcott, and Andrew Allen were inspiring. Especially enjoyed was seeing Andrew Allen’s just released Song, and Music Video, “You and I”. Thank you to Robyn Derech for leading the planning committee for this amazing event, to all […]
Beyond Belief was again held at the beautiful site of Medalta Potteries. It was an evening of fun activities: wine pull, back packs for African students, Silent and Live Auctions, a great meal by Shooting Star Events, and special guest artist Andrew Allen. Thank you for the Beyond Belief Event Committee, event sponsors, and all those who contributed to Silent and live auction items for helping this event raise over $30,000 for students in Africa!
From young to old, this day was an amazing show of support to students in Africa, as well as a day of fun! Beginning early in the morning, children from 3 years old to 10 years old, began doing their doing their ride, following special courses designed for them. Each rider worked so hard to do as many laps as possible. The afternoon rides were serious adult and teen riders! The winner did the 10.2 km lap 8 times in […]
Our first event with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association was a great day! We had lots of fun, great prizes, and were able to raise money for both the local Medicine Hat track fund, and our Education Support Centers in Africa. Drivers from the World Professional Chuckwagon Association were auctioned off to golfing teams by James McLean. There were amazing and friendly sponsors waiting to greet the teams as they golfed their way through the course. And at the end, […]
Our annual dinner in Medicine Hat was a great event this year. Thank you to our Chapter members who worked so hard, and to all our sponsors for the evening. We couldn’t do this without you! Dr. Richard Northcott, co-founder and local emergency room doctor, provided another great address about Canadian Humanitarian. Once again the social studies and leadership classes of Heather McCaig at Crescent Heights High School presented their winning ideas to improve the life of someone in Ethiopia with […]
Beyond Belief 2014 was a great success! Thanks to everyone’s amazing support we broke records with the number of sponsors and donors for the event, higher ticket sales than ever before and more money raised both in individual donations and silent & live auctions items! It was a wonderful evening of fun and heart-felt stories of the humanitarian work being done in Ethiopia. If you haven’t opened your Medicine Hat News yet, in the Lifestyles section we found a great […]
We had a record-breaking fundraising event this year! The Calgary Chapter of Canadian Humanitarian organized an amazing evening. An enormous thanks to all our sponsors and volunteers. The money raised will help support our education support centers in Africa. Dr. Samantha Nutt was thought provoking and entertaining in her address, we are glad she was able to take the time to come and be involved with what we’re doing. The evening also featured performances by an Ethiopian Dance troupe from Calgary, a […]
The Test of Humanity mountain bike race was this past weekend in Summerland, BC. It was a great event and we thoroughly enjoyed being there! Thank you so much to Nic and Shei for all of their hard work! Thank you to the sponsors who make the race possible, and to all the volunteers who give so much of their time to keep the day running smoothly. Check out the Test of Humanity website for race results and more information.
Volunteers from our Winnipeg Chapter ran in the Winnipeg Run for Rights last week – and it looks like they had an amazing day! The weather was sunny and perfect, and everyone was excited to be there. Thank you so much to all our volunteers for all their hard work in getting pledges and sponsors for their run!
On June 1, our Canadian Humanitarian team participated in the Calgary Marathon. The team consisted of Carol Pierson and her two boys, Quinton and Braedon. We did have 4 other team members who were not able to make it due to injuries. Suzanne couldn’t run, but she still went and took pictures, and she holds the title for the top fundraiser from the team. Quinton and Braedon ran the 5K marathon along with their mom, Carol who completed the race […]
This year’s Heroes of Hope banquet fundraiser in Regina was a wonderful success! Our keynote speaker was Colonel Chris Hadfield, who shared stories, photos and songs of his experiences and journeys as an astronaut. A huge thank you goes to our presenting sponsor K+S Potash Canada for helping make this night possible! We all thoroughly enjoyed the presentations, the silent auction, and our lovely MC Sheila Coles. The meal was delicious, and the silent auction items beautiful. The cadets who […]