Community Events

Community support is important to us! Below are our upcoming events. Come out and participate in a memorable experience for a good cause.

Your support makes a difference.

Special events play an important role in raising much needed funds for mental health research, programs and patient care, while building awareness of the urgent mental health care needs in our community.

Participate in our annual events, organize your own fundraiser on our behalf or select The Mental Health Foundation to receive the proceeds of any existing community or corporate events. You can make a difference in the lives of those suffering from mental illness!

Spoke Up for Mental Health

Spoke Up is an annual campaign for mental health, encouraging students in Edmonton and area to learn about and raise money for mental health programs as they gear up for a bikeathon.… Learn more

Mental Health Foundation Breakfast Cancelled

As a precautionary health measure, the 2020 Mental Health Foundation Breakfast, scheduled for March 11, 2020, has been postponed until further notice.… Learn more

Community Fundraisers

Whether you are holding a fundraising event, participating in a run or walk, or setting up your own fundraising page to support The Mental Health Foundation, you will be contributing to care, advocacy, research and education that will help the 1 in 5 in our community who suffer from mental illness and their families. No event is too small to make a difference.

We’re grateful for our community members who have chosen to support the Foundation with their activities. Below are some past events to raise money for mental health on our behalf. If you’re interested in finding a way to contribute, keep reading for some inspiration for how you can help.

Hockey Helps Kids Kickoff

This week was not only the kickoff to the hockey season, but also the kickoff to a program co-founded by Chloe and Harrison Katz: Hockey Helps Kids.… Learn more

A Party with a Purpose

For her 65th birthday celebration on October 1st, the Foundation’s long-time supporter Krishna Gupta hosted a “Party with a Purpose” at the Hotel Macdonald.… Learn more

Fundraiser Spotlight: Scott Campbell’s Tough Mudder Journey

From now until he hits the Tough Mudder course, Scott is dedicating his fitness journey to the Mental Health Foundation. … Learn more

R.S. Fowler Speaks Up for Mental Health

On May 5 Richard S. Fowler participated in a 10 hour bike-a-thon, with an amazing $40,000 goal.… Learn more

Fundraiser Spotlight: UAlberta Varsity Bike-a-thon 2017

In support of the Foundation, members of the Golden Bears and Pandas teams participated in a 24 hour event inside the Saville Community Sports Centre.… Learn more

Fundraiser Spotlight: Taylor McDonald

Taylor McDonald did double duty this year as second for curling Team Kelsey Rocque, not only winning gold in the 2017 Winter Universiade, but also raising $4,830 for mental health.… Learn more