We enjoyed great music, food and dancing at this fundraiser for Riseup Society Alberta. MANY thanks to Blackjack’s Roadhouse for all their help in hosting this fun, fun, fun event!
Join us February 23, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Blackjacks Roadhouse in Nisku for a night of great music, great food and auction items. Tickets $25.00 and all proceeds support Riseup Society Alberta. Go to blackjacksroadhouse.com for tickets.
Donna Chen of Tim Horton’s in Leduc presents Erna Carter, Executive Director with a cheque for $7500. These funds were raised during the Smile Cookie Campaign held last November – 100% of the proceeds of Smile Cookies sold at her 4 Tim Horton’s locations was donated to Riseup Society Alberta. Thank you Donna, your ongoing […]
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 […]