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 situation and why it isn’t always that easy to […]
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 annual Chili-Eh Cookoff. It was a good day and we enjoyed meeting with […]
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 Road (in the gas station) […]
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 wheel.
Noteworthy News! Liberals move to give survivors of domestic violence paid leave https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/liberal-leave-domestic-violence-1.4779480
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 family violence. We enjoyed great participation from those that […]
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.
Thank you to the Holiday Inn & Suites, Nisku for including Riseup in their Mother’s Day celebrations. Riseup Society Board members and staff had the opportunity to distribute promotional material and $5.00 from every brunch ticket sold was donated to Riseup!
At their recent birthday bash, 93.1 The One Leduc Radio raffled a signed guitar with all proceeds going to Riseup. Allison Horrigan and Katie Stanners delivered the proceeds to Riseup. It was a great birthday party with good food and great music at Blackjacks Roadhouse. Thank you so much for your donation! Your gift is […]
Thanks to the Edmonton Holdings Foundation for their recent donation of $1500.00! We very much appreciate your support of Riseup and the work that we do in our communities.