Through their vision to eliminate poverty in the community, and guided by a passionate concern for the dignity and well-being of each individual, Bissell Centre's work is based on building relationships, hope and trust.
Their mission is to work with others to empower people to move from poverty to prosperity. They enable people to meet their own basic daily needs, participate in community, have sustainable livelihoods, feel hope for the future and make plans for a prosperous life.
YMCA of Northern Alberta consists of over 2,000 volunteers and staff working together across Northern Alberta who believe in helping children and families reach their full potential. They are a charity dedicated to strengthening the foundations of community.
For 109 years they've cared for kids, shaped leaders for tomorrow and helped generations of people come together to find support, get healthier and make friends for life. They are determined to be a genuine, welcoming, hopeful place that is nurturing and fun. This is the community they want. A community where we share a sense of social responsibility; experience better health in spirit, mind and body; and where children and families can thrive.
Africa Centre supports African immigrant and refugee families as well as cultural communities and organizations to address the barriers and challenges that come up in their process of integrating into Canadian society. Fundamental objectives for all of its programs and events are to foster advancement and empowerment, to strengthen cultural identity, as well as to provide opportunities that deepen integration and that encourage community engagement. While the Centre designs its programs to meet the unique needs of Africans, participants from any cultural background are most welcome to all Africa Centre activities.
Right To Play protects, educates and empowers children through the power of play.
A global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development that uses play in all of its forms - games, creative play, sport, free play - to engage children in programs that focus on making a positive impact in quality education, health and well-being, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities.
In Canada, Right To Play's Promoting Life-skills in Aboriginal Youth (PLAY) program partners with more than 85 Indigenous communities and urban organizations across Canada to co-develop play-based youth programs that focus on improved health, education, resiliency, and employability
The Kingman Recreation Association provides recreational and social gathering opportunities to the residents of the Village of Kingman and surrounding rural areas, including Camrose and Tofield.
The Rink of Dreams project's mission is to provide a quality recreational opportunity free of charge and they aim to do this by their innovative building design and components. In doing so they hope to take away a major barrier that hinders many youth and families to getting active. The Kingman Recreation Association believes that kids need to rediscover the value and joy of recreation and sport and the construction of quality accessible facilities is paramount.