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Sign of Hope launches $2.3 million fundraising appeal

Albertans invited to become a ripple of hope for those in need

  • 17 September 2019
  • Author: Morgan Reid
  • Number of views: 135
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Sign of Hope launches $2.3 million fundraising appeal

Sign of Hope, the charitable fundraising arm of Catholic Social Services (CSS), today announced the launch of its annual fall fundraising appeal.

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

  • 9 September 2019
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
  • Number of views: 80
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International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day

Every year on September 9, we observe International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day.

 

Working with the Government of Alberta to ensure Fairness for Newcomers

  • 20 June 2019
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
  • Number of views: 805
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Working with the Government of Alberta to ensure Fairness for Newcomers

Caring for women as they prepare to care for little ones

  • 12 April 2019
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
  • Number of views: 791
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Pregnancy can be a precious time, but it often brings stress with it. Physical issues, financial concerns and emotional worries can make it difficult to focus on self-care.

Fortunately, Catholic Social Services’ Gianna Centre is available to provide information, support and advocacy for vulnerable pregnant women. It helps women find housing options and income support, and offers resources such as parenting classes, maternity clothes and baby items.
 

Retired Pediatric Nurse brings children joy through pet therapy

  • 11 April 2019
  • Author: Laura Ruddock
  • Number of views: 518
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Retired Pediatric Nurse brings children joy through pet therapy

Joan, an avid dog-lover and former Pediatric Nurse, spent much of her career gaining fulfillment through helping sick children. When her health began to decline and it became clear she would have to sacrifice the career she loved to take care of her physical well-being, she was desperate to find a way to still uplift children in need. This was the moment where a friend mentioned an organization she was volunteering with – Catholic Social Services (CSS) – and suggested Joan reach out about Pet Therapy.

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