Calgary Homeless Foundation

Calgary Homeless Foundation

April 05, 2016 11:41 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seven Artists and Three Non-Profits Come Together to Support Calgarians

Party with a Purpose: Stampede with a philanthropic twist

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 5, 2016) - On Wednesday April 6th, the Calgary Homeless Foundation, the DIL Walk Foundation and Keys to Recovery will make a joint announcement of a collaborative Stampede event called Stampede Party with a Purpose. This event features seven Canadian Country Recording Artists and is an example of three organizations coming together, despite different missions, to collaborate in tough economic times in order to continue serving those in need. The event's artist lineup and headliner, a multi-JUNO Award winning artist, will be announced at the launch.

WHO:
Fraser Tuff, former radio personality Host of X92.9
Karen Crowther, Executive Director, Keys to Recovery
Hilary Chappel, Client Action Committee, Calgary Homeless Foundation
Raman Kapoor BSc, RD, the DIL Walk Foundation
Matt Blais, award winning singer songwriter
WHAT:
Announcement of Stampede Party with a Purpose - a joint three-day Stampede fundraiser hosted by Civic on Third and featuring Canadian Country Recording Artists in support of three Calgary non-profits: the Calgary Homeless Foundation, the DIL Walk Foundation and Keys to Recovery. Clients and artists will be available for interviews.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
11:00am-11:45am
WHERE: Civic on Third
130 3 Ave SE
T2G 0B7
Calgary
Agenda
11:00am Registration
11:05 Welcome Remarks, Fraser Tuff
11:10 Karen Crowther, Keys to Recovery
11:15 Hilary Chapple, Client Action Committee, CHF
11:19 Raman Kapoor BSc, RD, the DIL Walk Foundation
11:22 Performance & Remarks, Matt Blais
11:30 Closing Remarks, Fraser Tuff
11:33 Media Q&A

Media are invited. There will be interview and photo opportunities following the event.

About CHF

The Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) is a catalyst and enabler for Systems and Service Agencies to optimize client success. CHF focuses on four strategic pillars of work; Advocacy, Research and Development, Systems Planning, and Funding (outcomes). In addition, CHF addresses gaps and identifies best practices to improve the system of care. Through mobilization of collective impact, CHF is committed to moving forward in partnership with the many homeless-serving agencies, the private sector, government partners, the faith community, other foundations and all Calgarians to end homelessness in Calgary once and for all. For more information, visit calgaryhomeless.com.

About DIL Walk

DIL Walk Foundation (Do It for Life) is a volunteer lead non-profit dedicated to increasing the awareness of heart disease using a unique primary prevention approach. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in Canada and worldwide and the South Asian population is even higher risk. DIL Walk focuses on providing leadership and expertise in the areas of clinical practice, research and advocacy in respect to cardiovascular disease prevention.

About Keys to Recovery

As part of Calgary's Plan to End Homelessness, Keys to Recovery provides permanent supportive housing to adults with complex needs who were chronically homeless and would otherwise be discharged back into homelessness upon successful completion of addictions treatment. Clients are provided with an apartment and whatever support they need to remove any barriers to regaining their independence and maintaining their sobriety.

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