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.
You might be an Alberta Health Services employee or a private citizen who wants to make a difference, but either way the WinWin50 lottery is a fun way to give back to a good cause.
When you buy a WinWin50 lottery ticket and name the Mental Health Foundation as beneficiary, proceeds are invested directly back to the Alberta Hospital Edmonton, Greater Edmonton Community Mental Health Clinics and other areas that support addictions and mental health.
Your Better Future in Mind
Support for the Foundation doesn’t have to be monetary. Contribute to our ongoing conversation about what the future could look like with better mental health supports in our community.
Check out our Better Future in Mind page to see what people have imagined so far, and become a member of a growing community dedicated to change in mental health care.
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
The Mental Health Foundation is working with D.S. Mackenzie Junior High as they drive awareness for mental health and raise money for mental health programs in Edmonton alongside the Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl.
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, featuring cuisine from around the world.
Scott Campbell's 100 Day Journey
Scott Campbell prepared for Canada's Toughest Mudder by completing a 100 day campaign to get fit for a good cause, and managed to raise $3,000 to contribute toward the purchase of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation equipment in Edmonton.
Spoke Up for Mental Health
The kids at Richard S. Fowler Junior High made mental health a priority last spring. On May 5 they participated in a 10 hour bike-a-thon, with an incredible $40,000 goal.
U of A Athletics Bikeathon
On April 1st University of Alberta varsity sports teams, supported by the the University Athletics Board and coordinated by student-athlete mental health advocate Tim Hickson, jumped on their bikes and rode in the faculties second annual bike-a-thon for mental health.
Hats for Head Health
On January 25th the Grade 3 students of Room 7 at Roberta MacAdams School, along with their teachers Mrs. Laird and Mrs. Fuhr, held a fundraising event on behalf of the Foundation.
For more information on how you can become involved with the Foundation, email firstname.lastname@example.org.