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Organization Name: Project Warmth Society of Alberta

Organization Mission Statement: "Project Warmth is a registered charitable organization that provides warm clothing, blankets, sleeping bags, outer wear and related items to the underprivileged and homeless. As well, Project Warmth is involved with school children, under its umbrella organizations Kids' Koats, Pupils' Parks and Students' Scarves."

Organization Focus: Fundraising through special events and activities. Collecting outer wear, coats, boots, scarves, gloves, etc. (New or used) for distribution to the needy. Our volunteers place donation boxes throughout the City and have placed clothing drop-off boxes in various locations, including fire halls.

Organization Contact Info:
600, 5920 Macleod Trail, South
Calgary, Alberta
(403) 236-3900

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Organization Name: Prostate Cancer Institute

Organization Mission Statement: Excellence in prostate cancer education, awareness and research.

Organization Focus: To provide current information, facilitate diagnosis and research, and coordinate community and family support for men who may have prostate cancer and prostate-related disease. Volunteers-men who have had prostate cancer, their partners and other committed individuals are our key resource. Volunteers with prostate cancer experience offer supportive listening and help visitors access information and resources approved by the Medical Advisory Board and available for loan. Speakers Bureau volunteers share their experience and knowledge of prostate cancer with corporate and community groups via presentations and displays. Volunteers are instrumental in fund development and special events.

Organization Contact Info:
100, 1011 Glenmore Trail SW
Calgary AB T2V 4R6

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Organization Name: SACRED Society for Assisted Cooperative Recovery from Eating Disorders

Organization Mission Statement: SACRED's (Society for Assisted Cooperative Recovery from Eating Disorders) Mission is to support individuals to recover from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive overeating utilizing the addictions model and the highly respected 12-Step program.

Organization Focus: SACRED: - Operates a Community-Based Eating Disorders Recovery Day Program - Provides Support to Family Members of People with Eating Disorders Advocates for those with Eating Disorders for Increased Treatment Services - Promotes Public Awareness of Eating Disorders -Provides Education Presentations on Eating Disorders - Networks with Others Working in the Field of Eating Disorders

Organization Contact Info:
P.O. Box 82067
Yellowbird RPO
Edmonton, AB
Canada, T6J 7E6
(780) 423-5508

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Organization Name: Society for Support to Pregnant & Parenting Teens

Organization Mission Statement: "Supported by their community, pregnant and parenting youth make choices which build positive futures. "Achieving thier personal best"

Organization Focus: Providing information and support to pregnant and parenting teens to: -Promote a healthy pregnancy. -Facilitate healthy decision making regarding pregnancy and parenting. -Maximize opportunities for education and or training. -Gain knowledge of and access to community resources. -Promote and strengthen healthy family connections. -Foster the development of individual strengths and independence.

Organization Contact Info:
9625 Prairie Road
Grande Prairie Alberta
T8V 6G5
(780) 538-3854

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Organization Name: Special Olympics Alberta

Organization Mission Statement: Enriching the lives of Albertan's with an intellectual disability through sport.

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Organization Name: The Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventis

Organization Mission Statement: The vision of the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is to develop churches and schools that exemplify the best in Adventist life, spirituality and teaching while awaiting for the Second Coming of our Lord.

Organization Focus: Evangelism, Membership, Fellowship, Nurture, Mission and worship

Organization Contact Info:
37541 Highway 2, Red Deer County
Alberta T4E 1B1

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Organization Name: The Arthritis Society

Organization Mission Statement: The mission of The Arthritis SCoeity, Alberta and NWT, is "To improve the quality of life for people with arthritis, and to support proactive efforts directed toward prevention, diagnosis, treatement, and a cure for arthritis."

Organization Focus: To raise funds to support research, advocacy and provide information, support and educate people to support quality of life and assist them in making informed decisions relating to arthritis and treatement.

Organization Contact Info:
200 1301 6th St SW
Calgary, AB, T2R 1B7

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Organization Name: The Columbia Learning Society

Organization Mission Statement: The principle aim of The Columbia Learning Society is to provide bursaries to children and adults who wish to attend workshops, seminars, courses or programs at Columbia College.

Organization Focus: Each Saturday from September through the end of May, The Columbia Learning Society offers free adult workshops. These workshops cover a variety of topics from computer applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, to study skills and conflict resolution. There are also free tutoring sessions running during the same months. Volunteer tutors are available to assist youth with academic difficulties they may be experiencing in their school studies.

Organization Contact Info:
802 Manning Road NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 7N8
(403) 235-9323

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Organization Name: The Heart and Stroke Foundation

Organization Mission Statement: The Heart and Stroke Foundation is a national voluntary non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the health of Canadians by preventing and reducing disability and death from heart disease and stroke through research, health promotion and advocacy.

Organization Focus: The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut is a volunteer based, non-profit organization dedicated to fighting cardiovascular disease by raising funds to support related, peer-reviewed research and to help people reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke by providing information about the risk factors and promoting healthy lifestyles.

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Heart and Stroke Foundation
1825 Park Road SE
Calgary, AB T2G 3y6

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Organization Name: The Kidney Foundation of Canada

Organization Mission Statement: The Kidney Foundation of Canada is the national organization committed to reducing the burden of kidney disease through: funding and stimulating innovative research; providing education and support; promoting access to high quality health care; and increased public awareness and commitment to advancing kidney health and organ donation.

Organization Focus: As a leading health charity, the Foundation is committed to: peer reviewed and relevant research; maximizing kidney transplantation; prevention, early detection and comprehensive care; facilitating community involvement and public contributions; effective collaboration with others; volunteer and staff partnerships; transparent, ethical and responsible stewardship.

Organization Contact Info:
6007 - 1A Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2H 0G5

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