A growing need: Edmonton’s Food Bank launches 2019 Festive Campaign

On a Tuesday morning, it’s a steady stream of people coming to Edmonton’s Food Bank; among those waiting is Stephanie van Beek, who says the time spent waiting has “given me a chance to focus less on the food stress…

Christmas hamper program at St. Albert church suspended: ‘The need is higher’

Red Willow Community Church in St. Albert, Alta., started providing Christmas hampers to families five years ago. Each family receives a hamper filled with a gift per child, a family game, a box of chocolates or cookies and a gift…

“She’s one of the most inspiring people I’ve met”: Edmontonian calls it a career after 43 years at Goodwill

After more than four decades at Goodwill, Elaine Wenger is ready to move on to her next adventure. Born with cerebral palsy, the 65-year-old has become an inspiration for many people seeking meaningful employment. “I experimented, I found what I…

‘Cook like a Girl’ brings together 24 of Edmonton’s top chefs, bartenders for charity dinner

24 of Edmonton’s top female chefs and bartenders will come together for the ‘Cook like a Girl’ collaboration dinner later this month at Wishbone Restaurant. Lasha Gust explains how the dinner will help women fleeing domestic violence at WIN House.