CAANS holds events to raise awareness, to educate and to fundraise, with events being held throughout the year.
CAANS welcomes the opportunity for special fundraising/promotional events organized and sponsored by outside individuals/organizations or businesses. Contact us for more information or to look at our third party fundraising agreement. More information on each event is located below:
Alberta Harm Reduction Conferences
The goal of the Conference is to raise awareness in Alberta about the application of harm reduction principles amongst decision makers and service providers who deal with populations vulnerable to Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS and to build capacities within those vulnerable communities. The next Conference will be held in 2013. More information about the conference is available here: www.albertaharmreduction.ca
The Vagina Monologues is a play presented with a goal to raise awareness of violence against women and girls on a local and global level. Funds raised from this event will go directly into work
end violence against women and girls. In Central Alberta, 90% of proceeds stay in the community, supporting the health and safety of vulnerable women and 10% of proceeds go towards the VDay’s international spotlight location. More information on the Vagina Monologues and other VDay events can be found at: www.vday.org. If you are interested in vo
nteering with this event, please call Andrea at 403-346-8858.
Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life, September 23, 2012
The AIDS Walk is a national awareness and fundraising event that takes place every year in communities all across Canada. Funds raised support direct programs and services for Central Albertans living with HIV. Registration is open and we are looking for walkers, teams, donors and other sponsors. Please see our Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life page here.
To register as an individual, a team or to sponsor directly, please click here.
Additionally, please order the special red velvet dessert, all funds from the dessert go to the Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life. Thanks to Christopher and the whole TnT team for all of the love!
World AIDS Day
Held December 1st, World AIDS Day is a day dedicated to commemorate those who have passed on and to raise awareness about AIDS and the global spread of the HIV virus. More information about World AIDS Day is available here.
Rainbow Velvet is an opportunity for gay, lesbian, transgender and queer people to connect in an informal setting. There is no set agenda or topics. Rainbow Velvet is held the first Wednesday of the month at 7 pm. If you want to attend Queer Coffee, please call or email us to learn the location.