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2017 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund

Discovery House is a proud recipient of the 2017 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund proceeds. The total raised in the 2017 Campaign is an impressive $967,740, equally shared by twelve important organizations. The recipients were also supported by the Calgary Firefighters Burn Unit Society through their New Year's Eve Gala.

Discovery House extends a heartfelt thank you to the Herald, the Fund Committee, staff, and especially the Calgary community for supporting the Fund. We are grateful for the volunteer effort and dedication to the year round process required to facilitate this initiative.

Monica Zurowski (Deputy Editor), Monique Auffrey (ED), Jillian Dowding (Director), Sharon Sprinkhuysen (Director), Maureen Keough (Sr. Manager), Bob MacDougall (Board Chair), Lorne Motley (Editor, Vice President Editorial, West Region). Not pictured - Laura Linnell (Manager, Advertising Sales), along with many members and supporters of the Christmas Fund Committee revealed the total raised.

Congratulations to our co-recipients:

Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, Calgary Counselling Centre, Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society, Centre for Newcomers Society of Calgary, Calgary Sexual Assault Response Team, Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society, Further Education Society of Alberta, I Can for Kids Foundation NorthernStar Mothers Milk Bank Association, Renfrew Recovery Centre, RESET Society (formerly Servants Anonymous Society of Calgary) and The Mustard Seed.

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