Acknowledgement of Funders

Our Members Lifestyle Helping Hands Seniors Association gratefully acknowledges support from their listing of over 300 members. We thank you for your membership and donations.

The Stollery Charitable Foundation –  The Stollery Charitable Foundation is a private family foundation that provides funds to local registered charities helping people in Edmonton and Kamloops, where members of the Stollery family reside. The mandate of the Foundation is to improve the health and vitality of the local communities it serves while building the capacity of charitable agencies. To learn more visit the Stollery Charitable Foundation’s website at:

http://stollerycharitablefoundation.org/foundation.html

Family and Community Support Services Association of Alberta (FCSSAA) – The FCSSAA vision statement is “FCSS is the leader in preventive social support programs in Alberta”.  Its mission statement is “The FCSSAA unites and strengthens the FCSS community by representation and advocacy on behalf of member boards”. To learn more about the FCSSAA visit their website at:

http://www.fcssaa.org/what-we-do

AGLC In Alberta, only eligible charitable or religious organizations that have been issued a licence are allowed to conduct casino events. To qualify for a casino licence, a group must have delivered a charitable program in Alberta for a minimum of 24 months at the time of application. A licensed group’s volunteers generally hold two day events in a casino facility within a designated region within the province. To learn more visit the AGLC website at:

http://www.aglc.ca/charitiesandnonprofit/default.asp

City of Edmonton Edmonton’s five year strategic plan for seniors, Vision for an Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan, was developed by the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council in consultation with seniors, service agencies, the City of Edmonton, health sector and the United Way. The City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council and 90 stakeholder groups are implementing a five-year work plan with ongoing municipal funding approved by City Council. To learn more visit the City of Edmonton website at:
http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/initiatives_innovation/age-friendly-edmonton.aspx

Alberta Culture The Ministry of Alberta Culture provides a broad range of programs that support a high quality of life and are valued by Albertans. Quality of life is further supported through programs that provide financial assistance to communities, the non-profit/voluntary sector, the arts, film and heritage. Programs such as the Community Operating Grants which provide financial assistance to registered non-profit organizations in Alberta to enhance the organization’s ability to operate and to deliver services to the community. To learn more visit the Ministry of Alberta Culture website at:
http://www.culture.alberta.ca/