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Thank you for the tools to start my own healing.”
– Jane R.

 

Donors Honour Roll

Building Support


CORPORATIONS:

789675 Alberta Ltd.

Almont Energy

Arcis Seismic Solutions

Burstall Winger LLP

Bohmac Inc.

BOT Holdings Inc.

Condor Exploration

Davrick Family Foundation

DWB Oil & Gas

Daylight Energy Ltd.

 

Fedmet Tutulars

First Calgary Financial

GER Investments Ltd.

Gunnar Office Furnishings Inc.

Highrock Resources LTD.

Markin Petroleum

McGown Johnson Barristers & Solicitors

Navarone Energy Corporation

Nexen Inc.

PennWest Exploration

Precision Frameworx

 

 

                        Professional Excavators Ltd.                       

Sight Security

Stellavista Capital Corp.

The Calgary Real Estate Board

Tokay Capital Corp.

Transcanada Pipelines LTD.

Van Helden Agencies Ltd.

Velvet Energy Ltd.

Warren Tettensor Amantea LLP

GOVERNMENT:

Alberta Culture & Community Spirit

Alberta Housing & Urban Affairs

Alberta Seniors & Housing

Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

      Service Canada

FOUNDATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

An Anonymous Donor

Brinkerhoff Family Foundation

Calgary Homeless Foundation

Canadian Payroll Association

Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association

 Clearwater Charitable Foundation  

Earl & Elsie Hawkesworth Family Fund

Encana Cares Foundation

 

Galvin Family Fund

Jean Woeller Fund

Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary

Kinmark Family Trust

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church

Poelzer Family Foundation

RBC Foundation

 

Riddell Family Charitable Foundation

Rotary Club of Calgary North

Rotary Club of Calgary South

Rotary Club of Calgary West

Starland Foundation

The Calgary Flames Foundation for Life

The Calgary Foundation

Totem Charitable Foundation

INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES:

Mark Adamson

Mike Andreychuk (Staff)

J. Leslie Archibald

Tim Atkinson

Craig Borgland (FS Board)

Hugh & Laureen Borgland


Jason Brandick (Staff Alumni)

Nancy & Ken Brandick

Kim Brinkhaus

John & Debby Bullock

Dale Burstall (FS Board)

Victor Burstall

Patrick V. Cherak

Margaret Clark

Sandra Clarkson

Diane Cochrane

Paul Cochrane

David Colborne

Pat Cole (Staff)

John Conti

Arnold G. De Roode (FS Board Alumni)

Pierre Desroches (FS Board Alumni)

Ronald Dooley

Michael Duggan (Board Alumni)

Dundas Family

G. Scott Dutton

Bruce E. Edgelow

N. Murray Edwards

Michael R. Facey

Brian  & Stephanie Felesky

George F. Fink

Marion Firman

William Bernard Frasson

Frank Frey (FS Board Alumni)

Catherine Frey

Leslie Jean Gibbs

Robert & Janet Giles

Carol & Garth Gillespie (Staff Alumni)

Barry S. Gurevitch

Dr. Raju Hajela

Karen Hanes (Board Alumni)

Rick Hanson - Former Calgary Police Chief (Capital Campaign Co-Chair)

Barry Hawkins

Kenneth Hayes

Leroy Hergenheim

Tim & Susan Hearn

Kent Hehr

Sally Hlavaly

Jane M. Ho-Chung-Qui


 

Ms. Prudence Hodgson

Bruce Holstead (Staff)

Robert Horvath

Eric Hudson

David M. Humphreys

Scott Inglis

Russ Jackson

Andrew Joo (FS Board Alumni)

Vasilia Kachmarski

Carey Kamimoto

Jennifer Kent-Charpentier (Staff)

Naomi Kerr (FS Board Alumni)

Robin Kidd

Kate King (Staff)

Ken King Calgary Flames President - Capital Campaign Co-Chair

Lindsay & Beverly King

Kathy Knowles-Trottier (Staff Alumni)

Anton Kokol (Staff)

Troy Kokol

Reece O. Kosek

Gail E. Ksienski

Catriona Le May Doan (Capital Campaign Co-Chair)

Anthea Law

Kenneth Little

Norman McKenzie

Laurie & David MacLachlan

David Maisey

Peter Aduol Magglir

Chris Manderville (FS Board Alumni)

Allan Markin

Larry & Arlene McCook

Edward McFeely

Chris McCleary (Staff Alumni)

Donna McGown

Murray McGown (FS Board)

Chris McLaren

Charlene McLaughlin (FS Board)

Diane McLaughlin

Shawn McLaughlin

Mrs. Lorraine J. McLean

Rob McLaren (Staff)

Kevin McPherson (Staff)

April & Stan Mercredi

Gerryy & Diane Molloy

Mary Jane Morrison

Robert & Denise Morrison

Edward Mulloy

Tony Myers

Melissa Nelson (Staff Alumni)

Steve Nielsen

Gary Nissen

Mary Nobes

Michael O'Hara

Brian O'Leary

Eugene Olynik

Kathy Pawluk

Stacey Petersen (Staff)

Dale Rasmussen (Staff Alumni)

Maurice Raymond (Staff Alumni)

Doreen Richards

Glen & Jeanette Richardson

Warren Robinson

Connie Rogiani

Allan J. Ross

Mr. Frank Ross

Glen  & Erin Rumpel

Gordon Rumpel

Ron H. Sawchuk

Janet Scruggs

Dr. Nicole Sherren

Caryl Skauge

Dean & Kathleen Simmonds

Ken Strachan

Wayne Steer (Staff)

Randy Stef (Staff Alumni)

Shirley Steinberg

Brent Stevenson

Wayne & Martha Stewart

Virginia & John Strychun

Sam Switzer

Joanne Toller (Staff Alumi)

David Turner (FS Board Alumni)

Walter Twiddy

Gordon Tyers

David Vankka

David K. Wachowich

Gord Weber

Peter & Roseanne West

Julie Westgate

Don Whitney (Staff Alumni)

H. Brian Wilson

Bruce Wilson (Board)

Michael Woofter (Board Alumni)

Karen Woofter

Mandy C. Zimmerman

Program Support


CORPORATIONS:

Andouken Holdings Limited

BCW Architects

Bentall Kennedy

Bhomac Inc.

Bingo Barn

Brandt Tractor Ltd.

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd.

Burstall Winger Zammit LLP

Calgary Co-Op

Calgary Herald

Calgary Sun

Calgary Police Services

Canadian Rockies Hot Springs

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.

Canadian Rangeland Bison & Elk

Centaur Subaru

Centennial Foods

Cochrane RCMP

CTV Calgary

David Maisey Industries Inc.

Decca Design Inc.

DL Petroleum Engineering and Consulting

Drive Sportswear

East Side Mario's - Sunridge

Executive Hotels & Resorts

First Calgary Financial

Five Star Bingo

GFS (Gordon Food Services)

Glacier Ice

Graystone Managed Investments

H.R.J Consulting Ltd.

Hamilton & Rosenthal LLP

Hendrix Resturant Equipment & Supplies

Highrock Resources Ltd.

Jumbo Carwash

KANGA

KMS Tools & Equipment

Knowledge Energy Inc.

Landmark Engineering Inc.

Lamb Mediaworks Inc.

Lynda A. Anderson Professional Corporation

Markin Petroleums Ltd.

McGown Johnson Barristers & Solicitors

Lucid Kustoms

Mark's Commercial

Mike Miles Muay Thai & Kickboxing

Murray D. McGowan Professional Corperation

Orcas Island Finance

Palm Tree Properties

PCL Construction Management Inc.

Peters Educational Services Inc.

Pharmacare Specialty Pharmacy

Professional Excavators L.P

QuinnCorp Communities

RBC Financial - Anonymous

RC Law

Renfrew Educational Services

Rona - Edmonton Trail

RonTaylor Creative Services

Sherril International Corperation

Southcott Strategy

Sponsor Energy

Stan Paulsen Trucking Ltd.

Sterling Chemicals Ltd.

Stoney Nakota Resort and Casino

Studio Developments Inc.

Suds & Sons

Supreme Men's Wear

TD Securites

TechTam Energy

Tidy Time Saver

Touchstone Exploration

Twighlit Star Media

Urban Green Produce Inc.

Van Mason Coatings

Vintage Garden Design

Webber Team - RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

GOVERNMENT:

Alberta Culture & Tourism

Parks Canada

Upper Banff Hot Springs

 

 

FOUNDATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

An Anonymous Donor

Betty Brooker-Flow Through Fund

Bingo Barn

Boyce Family Gift Fund

Brinkerhoff Family Charitable Foundation

Calgary Academy

Cenovus Employee Foundation

Calgary Interfaith Foodbank / Foodlink

Canadian Online Giving Foundation

Canadian progress Club - Calgary Bow River

CC4MS

Centre Street Church

Charity Intelligence Canada

Coffey Family Fund

 

CUPE Local 30

Earle & Elsie Hawkesworth Family Fund

Edmonton Community Foundation

Five Star Bingo

Foothills Medical Centre Unit 102

Fresh Start Alumni

Jean Woeller Fund

Kinsmen Club of Calgary

Marion Cross Foundation

Park Place Foundation

Pure North S'Energy Foundation

RBC Foundation - Alberta & the Territories

Rhythm of the Rockies

Stoney Nation

Teamsters Charity Golf Tournament

TELUS Calgary Community Foundation

Terratundra Foundation

The Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation

The Welty Family Foundation

Totem Charitable Foundation

UA Local 496 Plumbers + Pipefitters Union

United Way of Calgary and area

INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES:

Brandon Abbs

Leela Aheer

Thomas Ahern

Colin Atken

Valerie Albinati

Rob Albus

Steve Allan

Larry Allen

Deneen Allen

Gary Ambrogiano

Greg Anderson

Laird Anderson

James Anderson

Wendy Andrusyshyn

Anonymous (Collectively)

Mari Appleby

Kyle Araki

Kim Archabald

Nick Arnold

Dorothy Auckland

R Badgley

Bernadette Banares

Lesley Barless

Kelly Barron

Tammy Beaulne

J.G. Beliveau

Christina Bellabono

Julia Bentor

Sorina Bentor

Lori Bergman

Mark Binkley

Debbie Blacklock

Gloria Blanchard

Dave Bockhold

Kathy Beckhold

Lorne Beckhold

Stuart Bonner

Joshua and Kelli Borger

Craig Borgland (FS Board)

Hugh & Laureen Borgland Family

Dr. Stephanie Borgland (FS Board)

Ken Borgland

Kent Borgland

Ruth Borgland

Leanne Botha

Louise Bourque

Doreen Brault-Dawson

Luella Braun

Steen Bray

Erin Brook

Judy Brovald

Rick Brown

Andrew Brown

Joseph Browning

William Bruce

Debby Brunelle

Mary Buckley

Deb & John Bullock

John Burgener

Dale Burstall (FS Board)

Mary Beth Bert

Daniel Buzeli

Ruth Cairns

Mary Joan Campbell

David Campbell

Ronald Carter

Monty Carter

Rod Chapman

Dean Chaput

Tina Chaput

Louise Chaput-Ross

Jeffery Charbonneau

Roland Charpentier

Feng Chen

Scott Chomistek

Richard Chow

Michael Chu

Glen Ciurysek

Elizabeth Clark

Jim Clement

Grant Clowes (FS Staff)

Randy Clowes

Paul Cochrane

Brian Cohen

Pat Cole (FS Staff)

Susan Comeau

Maggie Conley

Herman Cooper

Margo Coppus

Sophia Cottrell

Noel Coughlan

Bernie and Mitzi Cox

Larry and Diane Cronk

Rachel Dahlke

Caleb Daniloff

Mark Dantu

Janet Darcy

Karen Davis

Brent Dawkins

Gilbert Dawson

Allana De Boer

Rick De Champlain

Arnie De Roode (Board Alumnus)

Monty Deering

Brenda Derochiaie

Pierre Des Roches (Board Alumnus)

Judy Dickson

Thuy Doan

Marg Doherty

Wendy Downey

Barbara Drake

Alexander Dubyk

John Dushinski

Bruce Edgelow

Barry Ellard

Lori Englert

Deb Enslen

Gord Ermil

Bruce Evans

Pat Fain

Nives Fatovic

Patrick J Feeley

Ian and Susan Fields

Peter Finley

Marion Firman

Gay Fischbuch

Jane Fisher

Susan and Tony Fisher

Tracey Ford

Gill Fortier

Claude Fradette

Jim Francis

Marjorie Francis

Ian and Cheryl Fraser

Dylan Frost

Jon Gant

Christopher Gerow

Martina Giacomin

Laura Gibbins

Kuldeep Gill

Harbans Gill

 

Ross Gilley

James Gillies

Shane Gilmour

Crylstall Glassrud

E. Joan Goddard

John Goertzen

Brian and Sue Goerzen

Katherine Gomes

Miladin Gordic

John Graham

Andrew Grant

Andrew Grasby

Jan and Steffanie Gryckiewicz & Family

Maury Gudzowaty

Catherine Haika

Heather Hair

Monta Hancocks

Linda Handy

Edward Harman

Meghan Harris

Jane Harris

Marshall Harris

Barbara Hart

Bob Hawksworth

Sherry Hayter

Leslynn Heerema

Michele Hepburn

Judith Hepner

Cheryl Herperger

Bonnie Hetman

Carolyn Hewitt

Carol Hillyer

Josephine Ho

Prudence Hodgson

Bruce Holstead Staff

Bev Hopgood

Robert Horvath

Laurie Houston

Drew Hoyle

Chance Hrycun

Shanwen Hsu

Jacquelin Hughes

Tony Hume

Chris and Skye Hunt

Bobbi-Jo Hutchinson

Doug Hutchinson

Betty Hynes

Cindy Irving

Nidal Islam

Audrey Iversen

Peter Johnson

Ruby Johnson

Jefferey Jongmans

Andrew Joo (FS Board Alumni)

Kathy Joy

Murray and Susan Karn

Fergus Kavanagh

Anita Kelle

Norm Kennedy

Jennifer Kent-Charpentier Staff

Kate King Staff

Mary King

Karen L Knight

Tony Kokol Staff

Richard Kolen

Peter Kovacik

Gregory Kozak

Ken Krawchenko

James Kuemper

Linda Labarre

Chelsea LaBoissiere

Angie Lajolie

Renee Lariviere

Frances Lecky

Laurie Legge

Randy Lennox

John Lenz

Tom Lester

Pierre Levesque

Phil Levson

Alexandra Lewis

Blakeney Lewis

Joyce Li

Dorothy Lively

Eda Libin

jean Lockhart

Sharee Labine

Donna Macdonald

Mike Macdonald Staff

Matthew Macdonald

Malcom Macdonald

Greg MacGillivary

Brian Macintosh

Ian MacKay

Jorden Madarash

Karen Maddock

Nancy Maerz

Kelvin Maguire

John Maguss

Denis and Kathleen Mahe

Brian Mahoney

Sandra Major

Christopher Manderville Board Alumni

Dean Marcil

Marleena Marhham

Allan Markin

Patricia Markin

Robert Marshall

Amy Marshall

Chris Mason

Ross Matchett

Angus Matheson

Rob Matiko

Barbara McBoyle

Shayne McBride

Mike McCaffrey

Graham McCaffrey

Larry and Arlene McCook

Kelly McCoshen

Jacqui McFarland

Anne Mcintosh

Lori McLaren

Shawn McLaughlin

Charlene McLaughlin Board

Family McLaughlin

Kirk McLean

Kathryn McNeil

Kevin McPherson Staff

Joe Mercier

April Mercredi

Shannon Metler

M. Milinkovich

Yvette Miller

Mike and Carol Miller

Charles Mohamed

Lorraine Moore

Luce Moreau

Roger Morin

Angela Morris

Debra Morrison

Wendy Mort

 

Dave Mullen

Darcy and Lisa Meher

Cheryl Ness Switzer

Jeff and Brinna Neufeld

Patrcia Nguyen

Kevin Ngueyen-Cao

Gary Nissen

Jim Ogle

Richard Ostrowski

Louise Pajot-Phipps

Kelly Pallone

Greg Palmer

Pete Palmer

Kevin Palmer

Nicole Paridaen

Sheryl Parkin

Ameesh Patel

Susan Peacock

Kay Perkins

Jody Perley

Stacey Petersen Staff

Susan Petersen-Lamb

Sarah Phillips

Katrina Piechotta

Renee Pike

Quentin Pittman

Kai and Helan Poscente

Leie Poscente

Todd Poulsen

Diana Pouw

Donna Powell

Rachael Powell

Rick Prouty

Earlene Purcell

Chris Ramsden

Rod Rance

Dave Rassell

Terry Roberts

William Roeske

Connie Rogini Staff

Rhonda Roney

Elizabeth Rooke

Mary Rorris

Florence Ross

Dave Rothery

David Rowntree

Greg Roy

Jackie Roy

Glen Board & Erin Rumpel

Bill Ryans

Quintin Rybuck

Ken & Brenda Sansom

Linda Schaeffer

Donald Schaeffer

Diana Schwenk

Barbara Scott

Brad Seamans

Norman Sean

Jean Sharp

Karen Shaw

Michael Sheppard

Diana Sheprak

Robby Sidhu

Alana Siebert

Tom & Wendy Sigglkow

Lisa Simone Staff

Kent Skalicky

Laurie Slezak

Betty Smith

Cindy Smith

David Smith

Lori Sommerville

Shelley Spaner

Bruce K. Spies

Bruce Spies Jr.

Christopher Spies

Philip Spink

Aimee St. Laurent

Anna Stambene

Annette Stanwick 

Fern Starke

Wayne Steer Staff

Janet Stein

Donald Mark Stein

Daryl Stepanic

Brent Stevenson

Clover Stewart

Larissa Stoddart

Craig Strand

Ed Strappazzon

John Sturgess

Lynda Surerus

JSamuel Switzer

Sarah Tarnowsky

Jeff Tassone

Jennifer tayes

Kevin & Jennifer Temple

Brian Thagard

Louise Thomas

Leanne Thompson

Bernice Thomson

Greg Thomson

Joanne Toller Staff Alumni

Tom Toohey

Chau Tran

Brenda Ulveland

Glenn Ulveland

Michelle Venables

George Veres

Dave Volk

Don Walker

Stanley Waquan-Mercredi

Trudy Ward

Kace Warner

Kelly Warner

Patricia Watson

Elizabeth Watson

Marguerite Watson

Anne Marie Watson

Wanda Watson-Neufeld

Edie Wawrychuk

Robert Welty

Marilyn Westerman

Nicole Whiffin

Maurice White

Diane and Monte Wiederhold

Linda Wiedow

Gina Wilkie

Elaine Williams

Spehen Williams

Richard Wise

Kim & Carmen Wolkowski

Michael (BA) & Karen Woofter

Dion Yellowbird

Jenny Yim

Ross Young

Hendrik Zessel

 

 

 

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The journey of addiction IS someone’s dark night of the soul… the journey of recovery asks us all to cast a light upon the silence, the shame and the stigma... and that takes courage.  We need you and your support to courageously shine the light. You have an opportunity to cast out the darkness.  You have an opportunity to be someone for someone. 

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You might be interested to know that this year there are many more opportunities for you to be involved with Fresh Start to continue to be an important part of the recovery movement, including coming down and being with us at the kickoff of Giving Tuesday in Calgary (#GivingTuesdayYYC) this year.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Christmas Open House

Dec-07-2018
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

A time to celebrate the year of connection and creation.  Our Christmas Open House is a mix of music, food and festivities. All are welcome.