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Donor Recognition

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12 June, 2017

Paul Everest Memorial Golf Tournament Supports Mental Health

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On June 3, 2017 the Paul Everest Memorial Golf Tournament set out to make a difference for the second year in a row, raising an incredible $4165 in donations for mental health. In honour of their son's memory, this tournament helps raise essential funds that directly support the services we offer to residents of the Niagara Region. We'd like to extend our sincerest gratitude to the Everest fa12mily, and everyone else involved in this endeavor, for supporting the work we do and the cause we stand for. Because of your support we are better able to serve Niagara and connect [...]

26 May, 2017

Brock BBQ raises funds to support mental health initiatives

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On May 5, 2017, Brock University hosted a BBQ fundraiser benefiting our branch as part of their Mental Health Week event lineup. Thanks to the leadership of Health Management Consultant, Bailey Seward, the BBQ was a great success raising $352 in support of local mental health initiatives! A big thank you goes out to Brock for their continued support of our agency, and to everyone else who was involved in this initiative. We look forward to seeing what the University continues to do in support of raising mental health awareness in the future! You can read more about the BBQ here: https://brocku.ca/…/mental-health-week-yields-donation-to-…/

23 May, 2017

Thank you, Ontario Water Works Association!

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On Wednesday, May 10th our Executive Director George Kurzawa attended Ontario's Water Conference and Trade Show. We'd like to thank the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA), Ontario Municipal Water Association (OMWA), and Ontario Water Works Equipment Association (OWMEA) for their generous donation of $900 to CMHA Niagara! As you can tell by the picture below, our staff and volunteers were very excited to hear this announcement at our branch meeting on May 17. From Left to Right: Marcus Firman, OWWA President; George Kurzawa, Executive Director CMHA Niagara; Bill Garibaldi, OWWA Past-President

7 December, 2016

Touched by Fire

Categories: Client Stories, Donor Recognition|

Barbara Collins, a Registered Art Psychotherapist with Kinark Child and Family Services, curates an art show entitled "Touched by Fire" every summer. This year, a youth participating in the art show created a painting and requested that the funds from the sale of the painting be anonymously donated to our agency in gratitude for the support they received from us. Attached with the donation was the following note: "Dear CMHA Niagara, I am a youth who has been touched by mental health, not only through my own struggles, but those of friends and family. I wanted to donate this money [...]

22 November, 2016

The “Women Who Care” support mental health in Niagara

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On Monday we were greeted warmly at the “Christmas to Remember” display in the Fairview Mall to receive a very generous donation from the May Court Club of St. Catharines. These incredible women donated $1000 to Women and Wellness, an annual volunteer organized educational event supporting our Walk-In Counselling services. The May Court Club is Canada’s oldest women’s volunteer association dedicated to active volunteerism in the community. The St. Catharines club has been serving the Niagara Region for 81 years through service and fundraising projects, with a focus on women and children. We are incredibly grateful for their support and contribution [...]

19 September, 2016

Local charity baseball game raises $5,000 for mental health

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It’s amazing what a community can accomplish when residents and local businesses come together. On Sunday, August 7 the Welland Chiefs Baseball Club hosted their first charity baseball game, Strike Out Stigma, to support local mental health programs and services. Thanks to the dedication of Event Chairs Jennifer Richards and Steve Maurice, the Welland Chiefs baseball team, and their cohort of volunteers, the event was a great success! Nearly 200 people attended, including 30 players between the two Niagara District Baseball Association (NDBA) teams and 20 dedicated, friendly volunteers. While they lost a close game against the St. Catharines Cobras, their fundraising efforts counted as an inspiring win for anyone impacted by mental illness in the Niagara [...]

3 June, 2016

Paul Everest Memorial Golf Tournament donates proceeds to CMHA Niagara

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On June 2, 2016 Peter Everest visited us at our 36 Page Street office in St. Catharines with a generous donation of $1270. In honour of his son's memory, the Paul Everest Memorial Golf Tournament raises awareness about mental health issues and helps raise essential funds that directly support the services we offer in our community. We extend a warm thank you to Peter and all of the tournament's participants for your hard work and dedication, and for helping us build a stronger community through your unrelenting support. Our efforts to serve Niagara are made possible because of the generosity of [...]

29 January, 2016

Local Sorority Donates to CMHA Niagara

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On Thursday, January 28th, representatives from the Omega Sigma Chi Sorority came to our Board of Directors meeting to officially present us with a cheque. Omega Sigma Chi organized two successful fundraising events, a volleyball tournament and "Greek Life" Auction.  A big THANK YOU to the ladies at the Omega Sigma Chi Sorority! Your donation helps individuals experiencing challenges with their mental health and we at CMHA Niagara are so grateful for your support!  

21 October, 2015

Hellbender Ink Vintage Tattoo Supports Mental Health

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Pictured: Doug (owner and artist at Hellbender Ink Vintage Tattoo) and George (Executive Director at CMHA Niagara) Doug Newton, multi-award winning tattoo artist and shop owner, came to Canadian Mental Health Association, Niagara's administrative office on October 20, 2015 to make a generous donation. Doug has had clients request the "semicolon" tattoo that has recently been in the media, a movement that is explained here. This meaningful tattoo movement inspired Doug to donate to CMHA Niagara's mental health programs. Thank you, Doug, for coming to our office today and making a donation! You are helping to support positive [...]