Camp Tamarack Association
Lottery proceeds will be used to support the 2018 Summer Camp Program. Funds will subsidize registration fees for children that cannot afford the cost, purchase craft supplies, swimming fees and other off site activities.
Disabled Transportation Society of Grande Prairie
Lottery proceeds will be used to cover wages and expenses incurred to operate a Will Call bus. A Will Call bus will be on call for transporting critically ill patients needing to get to appointments. When the Will Call bus in not required for patients it will be used to assist other drivers.
Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools Education Foundation
Lottery proceeds will be used to support the GP School’s Snack Program which provides breakfast, fresh fruit and emergency lunches to children in need. The Foundation also supports the GPCSD School Projects that inspire learning, enrich teaching and nurture the spirit in the school community through volunteer groups.
Grande Prairie & Area Council on Aging – Seniors Outreach
Lottery proceeds will be used to help operate the Seniors Outreach and Meals on Wheels. The client base is growing each year and the need to support this base is fundamental in the services provided for each and every Senior. This year the funds will be used to upgrade computers and purchase the necessary software to accommodate the completion of income taxes for Seniors, basic office supplies and telephone expenses.
Grande Prairie Association for Army Cadets
Lottery proceeds will be used to provide equipment for the Army Cadets. The Army Cadets is a national program for young Canadians ages 12 – 18. Cadets are encouraged to become active, responsible members of their communities while learning valuable life and work skills.
Grande Prairie Gymnastics
Lottery proceeds will be used towards coaches training. The Grande Prairie Gymnastics Club has been a part of the Grande Prairie Community for over 40 years. Their vision is to inspire a foundation of excellence within the community.
Grande Prairie Rotary After 5
Lottery proceeds will be used to support local, national and international initiatives with the spirit of Rotary. Currently Rotary After 5 is supporting the imagination library project.
Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society (PARDS)
Lottery proceeds will be used for feed and health care for PARDS 21 horse herd. Pards is committed to providing high quality Equine Assisted Therapy to Peace Country residents and to support individuals of all ages and abilities to maximize their growth and potential; physically, cognitively, behaviourally and socially.
Lottery proceeds will be used to purchase capital medical equipment from a “Wish List” provided by the QE II site director. The goal of the QE II Auxiliary is to provide medical equipment not covered by Alberta Health Services or Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation to alleviate patient suffering and family discomfort and promote a better quality of life for residents of MacKenzie Place.
Sexsmith & District Agricultural Society
Lottery proceeds will be used for upgrades to the Sexsmith Arena scheduled for the summer of 2018. Sexsmith & District Agricultural Society is dedicated to providing safe and fun recreational opportunities to children, youth and adults.
Special Olympics – Grande Prairie
Lottery proceeds will be used for equipment, facility rentals and competition expenses (including hotels and transportation costs). The movement’s true power lies in its ability to create change and empowerment through sports within the Special Athletes and changing attitudes within the community.