2017 Chinook Fund Dinner Report

The 2017 Chinook Fund Dinner was held on October 26th at WORKSHOP Kitchen and Culture. The dinner was sold out with about 100 attendees!

Approximately $50,000 was raised, which was contributed to the Chinook Endowment Fund, managed by the Calgary Foundation. As at the end of 2017 the fund is at $397,369.20! THANKS!!!

A 2017 Chinook Fund grants was given to ‘Bullying Ends Here’ for their work in providing programing and presentations to schools aimed at ending bullying. A second grant went to the Calgary Sexual Health Centre to establish a support group for parents and guardians of transgender youth.

The 2017 Hero Award was given to the ‘Imperial Sovereign Court of the Chinook Arch’, recognizing 42 years of great work and raising money to assist other groups in our city.

Thanks to our sponsors, TD, the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation, and Bee Kingdom Glass, without which this event could not occur!

Annual Chinook Dinner Date Set

This year’s annual dinner will occur on October 26th, at the WORKSHOP Kitchen & Culture – 608 1st St SW – so mark your calendars!

This event is the Chinook Fund’s major fundraising event each year. We buy you dinner and request in return a 100% tax deductible donation to our fund, that is then deposited with and managed by the Calgary Foundation.

At the dinner our yearly grants are awarded and our ‘Hero Award’ is presented.

We hope to see you there!

Thanks to our longtime sponsors, the TD Bank and the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation for  their generous support of the dinner!

Family Pride Picnic Set

August 27th, 2017 the Chinook Lesbian & Gay Fund partnering with Calgary Outlink, will be hosting the 1st Family Pride Picnic, at the Bridgeland Riverside Community Association Hall & Park, at 917 Centre Avenue NE, from 2pm to 5pm. Bring your family for an afternoon of food, beverages, games, and fun – all at no charge.

Thanks to the TD Bank for it’s generous grant and assistance to make this event possible!