Recovering Gratitude

It’s the ability to love and be loved, a willingness to forgive, it is compassion and celebrating the present. It is also something you want to pay forward.
– Lisa Simone – National Communications Director, FSRC

Recovering Gratitude

Valentine’s Day Love

Valentine’s Day Love

Valentine’s Day was first celebrated as a Western Christian feast day honoring early Christian martyr named Saint Valentine. February 14th became associated with romantic love in the 14th and 15th centuries when notions of courtly love thrived, and this day has...

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Merry Chris-Mask

Merry Chris-Mask

Christmas, my child, is love in action. – Dale Evans   “Hello? Can you hear us? We can see you but can’t hear you. I think you’re on mute. Hit the unmute button in the bottom left corner of your screen. We still can’t hear you. We can hear you now but you’re...

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Online Holiday Art, Experience and Wellbeing Auction

Online Holiday Art, Experience and Wellbeing Auction

This December, Fresh Start is trying something a little different. You, me, our families, friends, coworkers and neighbours - we have all had a difficult year. Your health and wellbeing are important to Fresh Start and we wanted to find a way where we could give you a...

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#RecoveryBehindTheMask

#RecoveryBehindTheMask

Recovery is Possible. 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for people in recovery and we are very grateful for the support that you have given to Fresh Start. We wish to express how important your continued support is for our ongoing success in transforming...

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Our Gift to you – Yoga for Mental Health

Our Gift to you – Yoga for Mental Health

This week is National Mental Health Awareness Week and Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. We miss you all and want to offer you (and mom) something that could help support you moving with purpose and positively impact your mental wellness. As a community of...

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Giving Tuesday Now Food Drive

Giving Tuesday Now Food Drive

When COVID-19 hit Calgary, Fresh Start’s staff were busy planning and working towards a strong year of community functions and ideas. Our plans and hopes, like yours and those of so many others, were stopped cold by a pandemic we are still struggling to understand. We...

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

"The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world's busy life and become more interested in people than in things". Thomas Merton Each holiday season we...

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There is a Crack in Everything

There is a Crack in Everything

Leonard Cohen’s legendary lyric “there is a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in” has become somewhat iconic for the human experience, fostering a new appreciation for authenticity and vulnerability as a starting point for healing and reconciliation. All...

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The Good News

The Good News

In the last couple of weeks, Fresh Start has been blessed with three really exciting pieces of news that we would like to share with you.   1. Charity Intelligence Canada has recognized Fresh Start as being a Top 10 Impact Charity in Canada for the fourth year in...

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