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Smile Cookie Week!

It’s #SmileCookie week! Stop by Leduc’s 5603-50th Street, 6203 Discovery Way, 8002 Sparrow Crescent or 207–19th Ave (Nisku) locations and proceeds from the #SmileCookie will go to Riseup Society! Thank you for your support and have a great week!

Thank you Leduc Lions Club!

Thank you Leduc Lions Club!

We are appreciative of the generous support from the Leduc Lions Club! thank you to the members who came by the office to present the cheque to Erna, our Executive Director.

Walking the Sacred Path

Walking the Sacred Path

Join Karin Stewart on July 13th, from 11-1pm at the Providence Renewal Centre, as she takes you a journey to “walking the sacred path”. A centuries old spiritual tradition towards meditation, introspection, or just quietly walking down a path into the centre and...

Annual Motorcycle Ride for Mom

Annual Motorcycle Ride for Mom

Incredible excitement as over 300 riders took part in the 3rd annual Motorcycle Ride for Mom event put on by Blackjack’s Roadhouse in Nisku.  Proceeds of the 50/50 draw were earmarked for Riseup and we’re grateful to Blackjack’s for including us in this...

Blackjack’s Motorcycle Ride for Mom

Blackjack’s Motorcycle Ride for Mom

Blackjack’s will be giving the proceeds of their 50/50 draw before the ride begins to Riseup Society Alberta.  Proceeds of the ride itself will be going to Edmonton Domestic Violence Shelters Engage providing support for those impacted by domestic...

Breakfast with the Mayor 2018

Thanks to all who came out for a delicious breakfast at the Royal Executive Hotel in Nisku.  We were moved by the story of Namrata Gill, a survivor of domestic abuse who is now an Edmonton Police Service constable.  She shared the story of her abusive...

Chili-Eh Cookoff!

Chili-Eh Cookoff!

It was indeed a chilly cook off in Leduc on Saturday! Riseup Board member Jeana Schuurman, Executive Director Erna Carter and Jeana’s grandma served pumpkin and apple pie slices and distributed promotional materials about the work of Riseup Society Alberta at Leduc’s...

It’s Smile Cookie Week at Tim Hortons!

It’s Smile Cookie Week at Tim Hortons!

Buy a Smile Cookie for $1.00 – get a smile and give a smile! Your full $1 goes to Riseup Society Alberta! Purchase your smile cookie at one of the following locations: Tim Horton’s 50 Street Tim Hortons 207 – 19th Ave Tim Hortons Sparrow Drive Tim Hortons 411 Airport...

Community Awareness Day Thorsby

Community Awareness Day Thorsby

We were happy to be able to attend the Community Awareness Day in Thorsby this year. Questions were written on a wheel and community members were invited to spin the wheel to learn more about family violence. Special thanks to Sam at 9Round Leduc for the use of the...

Community Registration Day

Community Registration Day

Riseup had a booth at the recent Community Registration Day held at the Alexandra Arena in Leduc. Visitors to our booth were given an opportunity to spin the wheel to answer questions about family violence and what Riseup Society Alberta does to help those impacted by...

Tear Bag Burning Ceremony

Anyone who has a ‘tear bag’ at Riseup is invited to come to the Lion’s campground in Leduc on July 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. for a tear bag burning event. Call Riseup at 780-739-7473 Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays for more information.