Community Events

Hosting community events in support of the Mental Health Foundation is a great way to spread awareness and raise funds for mental health care in Alberta. Attend a fundraising event in your community or get inspired to plan your own event.

Upcoming Events

Become A Volunteer

Annual Breakfast

Create Your Own Event

We have incredible supporters every year who help us raise funds and spread awareness for the Mental Health Foundation. It’s always a pleasure to hear about new and exciting ways to host an event. If you have the desire to make a difference, a great idea, and a knack for planning, we encourage you to host your own community event.

We’ve provided all the tools and resources you need to host your event while making a big impact for those struggling with mental illness in your community.

Ready to get started? Take the first step.

Submit your Community Event Proposal Form here.

Helpful Event Resources

If you need guidance with your application form, connect with our team at events@mentalhealthfoundation.ca.

Virtual Event

Virtual Events

A virtual event is a great option for those who have personal or team challenges they are fundraising for. Innovative ideas for community events include hosting workshops, game nights, concerts, auctions; the possibilities are endless!

Virtual events are great for getting your family, friends, and colleagues involved with the Mental Health Foundation.

Celebration Donation

Celebratory Donations

If you’re searching for a meaningful way to celebrate, please consider asking family and friends to donate to the Mental Health Foundation in lieu of birthday, wedding, or anniversary gifts.

In Memory

In Memory

Honour someone loved and lost by raising donations in their name. Create a tribute page with a thoughtful story and a photo of the individual. Share the link with family and friends to help spread awareness and raise funds for the Mental Health Foundation.

Thank you for supporting the Mental Health Foundation!

We’re here to support you! How can we help?

  • We offer one-on-one mentoring via phone or email
  • Marketing materials are provided by request (i.e. banners, pens, stickers)
  • A personalized fundraising page can be created for your event
  • We provide tax receipts for eligible gifts

Once your form has been submitted, a member of our team will get in touch with you to review your plans and answer any questions that you have. If you need guidance with your application form, or have general questions that aren’t listed here, connect with our team at events@mentalhealthfoundation.ca.

Upcoming Events

Past Fundraisers

AHE Holiday Light-Up

AHE Holiday Light-Up

Tuesday, November 28 • 5 – 9 p.m. Alberta Hospital Edmonton, Building 17 Courtyard, 17480 Fort Road, Edmonton – Access via Road 3Come celebrate the holiday season with a tree light-up event! Enjoy the beauty of the snow-covered grounds at Alberta Hospital Edmonton...

Chauncey Classic Tournament

Chauncey Classic Tournament

Saturday, January 27, 2024 • 2 p.m. Oriole Park Community Arena, Red Deer, ABJoin us for the 2nd Annual Chauncey Classic, commemorating Sean's memory and contributing to a cause that truly matters. In January of 2022, the world lost a great man when Sean Corrigal,...

Modern Day Courage Book Launch

Modern Day Courage Book Launch

Tuesday, October 17 • 7 p.m. The Creative Hive, 16819 111 Ave NW, EdmontonJoin Jalene E. Murphy as she launches her first book ~ Modern Day Courage! Modern Day Courage is a collection of short stories written from the heart.  They are true, intimate and contemporary,...

CAMP for a Cause 2023

CAMP for a Cause 2023

Saturday, October 21 • 7 p.m. – late Secret Location, Downtown EdmontonJoin Brady Campbell for the 2nd Annual "CAMP for a Cause," a magical evening of fun and philanthropy! The event organizers will be sending out a pin drop to all registered attendees the night...

AHE Centennial Country Fair

AHE Centennial Country Fair

Thursday, July 20 • 1 – 3 p.m. Alberta Hospital Edmonton Sports Field, 17480 Fort Road, Edmonton – Access via Road 1 or 3Join us as we commemorate 100 years of compassion and care at AHE! Enjoy colourful decorations, beautiful surroundings, and the sense of community...

4th Annual First Responders Appreciation BBQ

4th Annual First Responders Appreciation BBQ

Friday, July 14 • 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Southgate Centre, 5015 111 St NW, EdmontonCome out and show your support of our first reponders! This is a great opportunity for community to engage with police officers, firefighters and paramedics. Enjoy BBQ burgers and hot dogs,...

Customs Takeover Truck & Car Show

Customs Takeover Truck & Car Show

Sunday, August 13 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sherwood Customs - 10 Automall Road, Sherwood ParkJoin us to showcase your classic, exotic, and custom vehicles—all types are welcome! We will be raising funds for the second annual Customs Takeover Truck & Car Show through...

Move for Mental Health 5K Fun Run

Move for Mental Health 5K Fun Run

Saturday, July 22 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Aspen Gardens Community League, 12015 39A Ave NW, EdmontonJoin the Move for Mental Health Team for the 2nd Annual Move for Mental Health 5K Fun Run through Aspen Gardens ravine. This year, each participant will be required to...

Thiessen & Associates Charity BBQ

Thiessen & Associates Charity BBQ

Saturday, June 17 • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sobey's Gaetz South, 2110 – 50 Avenue, Red Deer, ABIGPWM Thiessen & Associates invites you to an incredible charity BBQ in support of the Mental Health Foundation. Every dollar raised from sales and generous donations will be...

Apex Ascent

Apex Ascent

Saturday, July 22 Ha Ling Peak Trailhead, Canmore, ABJoin Apex Geomatics for a hiking event in support of mental health care for Albertans. We will be hiking the beautiful Ha Ling Hike and all proceeds will be donated to the Mental Health Foundation. We hope to raise...

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