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img text: Volunteer Spotlight: Mortaza

Crisis line volunteer, Mortaza, is no stranger to giving back to the community. Before joining Distress Centre in the summer of 2020, he already held a wide range of volunteer roles, including: youth soccer coach, patient ambassador and mealtime volunteer at the University of Alberta hospital, and classroom volunteer at an elementary school. Mortaza was seeking...

img text: MorrisonCares img des: Two people hugging

Morrison Homes is celebrating their 60th anniversary in 2021. They're donating over $200,000 to various charities over the course of the year! How it works: Every month, Morrison employees will choose three local charities close to their hearts. The public will then vote for their favourites, and the winning charity will take home that month’s share...

img des: person at home working on a laptop while taking notes. img text: Volunteer from home!

When you become a remote Online Services Crisis Line volunteer for Distress Centre, you get to make a difference in the lives of others, from the comfort of your home! Online Services volunteers provide crisis support through online chat and email to anyone who contacts Distress Centre seeking help. Not everyone is comfortable talking on the...

img des: Shamir and his daughter Ambreena standing together outside.

Image: Shamir and his daughter, Ambreena, who is a Distress Centre volunteer. Shamir has donated monthly to Distress Centre since 2012. He was first introduced to our agency when a friend invited him to Lend An Ear, Distress Centre’s annual fundraising event, in 2012. He signed up as a monthly donor at the event and still...

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