15 January 2018
15 January 2018

 

It’s no surprise to any of us that winter in Alberta can get quite cold! With low temperatures, and at times a little too much snow, it can be easy to resort to staying at home wrapped up in a blanket without any prospects of venturing outside.

 

Despite the deep freeze, there are still many things going on in our community that can help keep you warm and occupied all throughout the cold months!

 

Keep reading to find out what they are:

 

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08 January 2018
08 January 2018

The 2017 Dream Home Lottery is officially over, and as we wrap up we couldn’t be more grateful for yet another amazing year. Your continued support of the Dream Home Lottery amazes us every time, and we are happy that you are part of our team of community heroes.

 

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06 December 2017
06 December 2017
Carpet One Flooring Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home

We had the chance to sit down with Carpet One, one of our amazing Dream Home sponsors, to talk about their involvement with the Red Deer Kinsmen Club and the Dream Home. 

Take a look at the interview below: 

 

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29 November 2017
29 November 2017
Red Deer Kinsmen Christmas Giving Dream Home

December is finally here, and you know what that means - Christmas is just around the corner.

 

It also means that this is the last month that you can buy tickets to be entered into the Dream Home draw and our 50/50 draw, as the final deadline for both is December 31st, 2017! Get your tickets today.

 

 

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22 November 2017
22 November 2017
Early Bird Dream Home Marival Red Deer Kinsmen

 

The success of the Dream Home campaign would truly be nothing without the amazing partnerships and collaborations that the Kinsmen have with multiple people and organizations around the world.

 

For the last 5 years, our Early Bird prize has been generously sponsored by our dear friends, Janice Resch and the fantastic people behind Marival Residences Luxury Resort.

 

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08 November 2017
08 November 2017
Schizophrenia Society Alberta Red Deer Kinsmen

 The Schizophrenia Society of Alberta has been making impactful differences across communities in Alberta for more than 37 years.

Their mission?

“To improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research.”

 

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23 October 2017
23 October 2017

In the words of one of our amazing Dream Home 2017 sponsors, great partnerships result in superb ventures.

We were lucky enough to be able to partner with JELD-WEN® Canada Windows & Doors this year to create the 2017 Dream Home.

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13 October 2017
13 October 2017
Larkuan Homes Red Deer Kinsmen Dream Home

 

 

 

The 2017 Dream Home has launched and, as always, we are extremely grateful for all of community support and help we continually receive to make the Dream Home come to life.

We want to take the time to thank those who took part of the creation of this beautiful home by shining a light on the various sponsors who have put their work and love into this amazing community project.

The fact is, we couldn’t do what we do without you. It’s true: When everyone comes together, amazing things can happen.

Our first Sponsor Spotlight is on an amazing local organization: Larkaun Homes. 

 

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26 September 2017
26 September 2017

Giving your time to volunteer is an important commitment. However, what’s arguably even more important is that you are volunteering for a cause you truly love and care about, or a cause that you could adequately apply your existing skills to.

Sometimes it can be hard to really determine what you are passionate about, but all you really have to do is look at your own daily habits to get to the root of what volunteer work would suit you the best.

Our volunteers here at Kinsmen have put together a short quiz that will help you sort out what volunteer work might fit best with your personality and lifestyle:

 

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20 September 2017
20 September 2017

Whether you recognize these faces from the big screen or history books, they’ve all used their time and resources to play a part in making the world a better place.

 

These four famous volunteers have made a lasting impact on the lives of others, and are examples of how we can use our own time and resources to help better the world with their skills, passion and perseverance.

 

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