We had an absolutely wonderful day here in La Vernia Texas with our first ever Hues for Humanity here! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported, and to all our volunteers – you are amazing!
Another amazing year for this annual event – thanks to our amazing sponsors and volunteers! Thank you to everyone who helped make this year the best, and to everyone who participated in the day. We can hardly wait to see you again in 2017! (check out more detailed race day events) Save the date – Sept 17, 2017. See you there!
Our very first Test of Humanity in Alberta was amazing – and we had an awesome day racing in the coulees! Thank you to our amazing sponsors, volunteers, and everyone who battled the coulees – we think you are the best! Looking forward to seeing you again – save the date! September 23rd, 2017.
Our first annual Hues for Humanity in Fort McMurray was a wonderful day of fun with the community coming together and starting new traditions. We can hardly wait to continue this one in 2017! Save the date for June 3, 2017 for our 2nd annual event! Thank you again to our amazing sponsors, marvelous volunteers, and amazing participants! It was a day to remember, and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon!
Our second annual Hues for Humanity in Medicine Hat has come and gone, and we can hardly wait for next year! Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, and everyone who came and had a wonderful day – we had a blast with you! Mark the calendar for June 10, 2017 – See you there!
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]