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Help the Child Advocacy Centre sell one Dream Home Lottery ticket package for every child served on Wednesday

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Central Alberta Child Advocacy One Day Challenge: One Day. One Ticket. One Child.

Are you up for the Challenge? The CACAC One Day Challenge is in efforts to reach our goal of recognizing all of the children we have supported since opening; to recognize the 426 children that have walked through our door.

We need your help! Our Dream Home Lottery is not just about the big beautiful home, or the many amazing prizes – it is about supporting the children and youth of Central Alberta affected by child abuse. On Wednesday, February 6th every 2019 Dream Home Lottery Ticket Package sold will be in recognition of the brave children that we have the served since opening – and all the children we will help in the future. Our goal: 426 Ticket Packages for the 426 Children and Youth cases we have supported.

The Challenge will take place all day and will be tracked with our giving thermometer. Follow us on our journey to make our goal on all of our Social Media Platforms: Facebook – Twitter – Instagram: @CentralABCAC

There will be Facebook lives throughout the day, including interviews with volunteers and the staff, along with the ability to get social to show support! Posts can be shared and tagged to challenge other friends online, through email and by a simple text! A custom Facebook Frame will also be available for all who would like to participate and give support plus show that you took the challenge!

“One day – that is all we are asking for. We want people to realize exactly why we’re doing this, this Dream Home Lottery – it is for the courageous kids that have to come to our Centre everyday because someone has hurt them. Each ticket package sold gives back the promise and possibility of a healthy future & recognizes the adversity these children innocently faced.” Mark Jones, CEO

Ticket Packages start at only $35 with over $1.8 Million in prizes to be won! To purchase tickets online or for more information visit our lottery website: cacaclottery.ca or call: 1-833-475-4402. Tickets can also be purchased directly at the Dream Home at 57 Larratt Close, Red Deer (from Wednesday-Sunday, 1-5pm).

Will you take the challenge? Visit our Event page for more details on our One Day Challenge:

https://www.facebook.com/events/303537267180756/

Proceeds from the Dream Home Lottery are in support of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. Every ticket sold supports the CACAC and is an investment in the promise and possibility of a healthy future for our children and our community.

These lottery homes are always beautiful show homes, but this one just might be a step above….

 

 

Someone is going to win all this in March.

For all of us who don’t win, there are many other prizes to see on the lottery website.. cacaclottery.ca.  These include 2 vehicles, a $20,000 play centre, a $15,000 diamond ring, groceries for a year, and fuel for a year!  Cut off for the early bird cash prizes of $50,000, $25,000, and $10,000 is January 15th.

Click to visit the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre Dream Home Lottery

Phone: 1-833-475-4402

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The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre is a not for profit organization rooted in the protection and recovery of today’s most innocent and vulnerable – our children. The Centre is comprised of a collective that is driven by the courage to support children, youth, and their families affected by abuse, enabling them to build enduring strength and overcome adversity. We work in a collaborative partnership with the Central Region Children's Services, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Justice, Alberta Education, the Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre and the RCMP. Together we harness our collective courage to provide children with supported recovery. It takes courage and bravery for a child to share their story of abuse, for families to bring their children forward, to believe, to listen without judgement, and to seek justice. Supporting the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre today is an investment in the promise and possibility of a healthy future for our children and our community.

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City wants your thoughts on homelessness

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From City of Red Deer Communications

Help shape Red Deer’s housing and homelessness plan

As part of the Community Housing & Homelessness Integrated Plan, residents are invited to complete a survey to provide their feedback about housing and homelessness in Red Deer.

Driven by a Council Ad Hoc Committee, the overall goal of the Community Housing & Homelessness Integrated Plan (CHHIP) is to develop a strategic and innovative housing plan that will help achieve the community’s housing goals.

“Everyone needs a place to live, and the work we’re doing today with the CHHIP will guide housing andhomelessness planning now and in the future,” said Tricia Hercina, Manager of Social Planning with the City of Red Deer. “This is a community plan, and will focus on the full non-market housing spectrum.”

To ensure the plan is reflective of community needs, all citizens are invited to provide their feedback. A survey is currently available at reddeer.ca/surveys. The survey will be open to the public until July 5, 2019, and should take no more than 15 minutes to complete. In addition to the survey, a series of community conversations will occur. These opportunities will be advertised as they become available.

“We are asking for the community’s help with identifying current housing and homelessness needs within Red Deer, and ideas to address those needs in our communities by completing our survey,” saidHercina. “This valuable input will help us ensure this community plan is truly reflective of the community’s needs.”

Click here to go to the survey!

For more information about the CHHIP, please visit: http://www.reddeer.ca/city-government/mayor-and- city-councillors/council-committees/our-committees/community-housing–homelessness-integrated- plan/

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Notre Dame Grad Service Project donates $50,000 to Child Advocacy Centre

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From Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

As of June, this year’s grad service project “Be the Voice” at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School has raised a total of $50,000 for the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre. 

Over the past seven months, students in conjunction with St. Francis of Assisi Middle School have been fundraising through different activities and events, such as bake sales, school challenges, food trucks, etc. From April 1-6, École Secondaire Notre Dame High School hosted their Grad Service Project week, where teams of six students and their team teacher worked together to raise money, compete in ridiculous challenges and earn points. On the final day of that week, student teams, along with a parent completed a 22-hour extreme scavenger hunt throughout Red Deer without a vehicle.

“The service project is a Notre Dame tradition. It is fantastic to watch students connect with the charity they chose. They work so hard to raise funds and make a difference. The student’s passion for success of this project extends to their families. It’s great to see everyone getting involved, have fun and truly make a difference in our community. They realize they can contribute and make our community even better. It’s a life lesson,” said Grad Service Project Coordinator, Shannon Nivens at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School.

The Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre was the charity of choice this year because students liked the idea of supporting children in their local community. Each year the graduating class from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School chooses a charity to raise funds for through their Grad Service Project. For the past 11 years, students have raised more than $600,000 for student chosen charities.
For more information about the École Secondaire Notre Dame High School grad service project, please visit notredamehigh.ca

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