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EVENTS

Cerebral Palsy Alberta puts on several events each year, allowing us to connect with our community and celebrate the accomplishments of our organization, as well as the successes of our members. Fundraising at our events allows us to continue to offer programs and services and enable people within the disability community to live a Life without Limits.

We encourage everyone to get involved with our annual events where you can enjoy the company of other members, supporters, and volunteers. Thank you to the individuals, groups, and companies who contribute financially and donate items to our events, and to our volunteers who donate their time and expertise in making our events successful. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please download our sponsorship package below.

HUSH GALA

OCTOBER 21, 2023

Cerebral Palsy Alberta held its first gala in 2007 in an effort to raise funds and awareness for individuals within the disability community. With the success of the gala, it quickly became an annual event. Each year our guests look forward to a new and exciting theme and can count on great entertainment and spectacular chef-inspired menus prepared by local artisan chefs. The Gala never disappoints and has successfully raised much-needed funds for the CPAA’s programs and services.  This fundraiser would not be possible without our countless volunteers, supporters, donors, and sponsors. If you would like to participate as a donor or volunteer, please contact: 

Cindy Turnquist at 403 219 3611 or via email

 

​The HUSH Gala embraces a different theme each year and will be celebrated at a secret location that will only be revealed to our guests as clues and details are slowly released.  Enjoy a sparkling wine & appetizer reception, time-honoured chef-created gourmet meal, exciting entertainment and the opportunity to bid on fabulous live and silent auction items.

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Hush Gala

MOBILITY

 CHALLENGE

Cerebral Palsy Alberta is hosting our annual Run, Walk, Wheel event virtually!  


This year we Challenge you to get mobile by walking, running or wheeling any distance that challenges you.


Register individually or as a team!  

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This exciting fundraiser is for people of all ages and abilities and helps to raise awareness and funds for Cerebral Palsy Alberta. This event would not be possible without the support of our amazing supporters, donors and sponsors. If you would like to participate as a donor, sponsor please contact::  Cindy Turnquist at 403-219-3611 or via email

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Challenge

GOLF

WITHOUT LIMITS

JUNE 19, 2023

SIROCCO GOLF CLUB

Dust off your clubs and join Cerebral Palsy Alberta in June each year for our  Annual Golf Without Limits Tournament!  Registration includes 18 Holes Texas Scramble, Power Carts, Lunch & Snacks, Golf Swag, Activity Holes, Prizes & More!  Whether you’re a pro or a novice, we guarantee you a fun day of golf, dinner and prizes…all for a great cause!

Additional perks include:

  • Potential networking opportunities 

  • A chance to win some great prizes

  • An acceptable day of ‘Hookie’ on the course

  • Supporting the CPAA and individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities!

The success of this tournament would not be possible without the support we receive from our amazing volunteers, donors, and sponsors. To inquiry about the sponsorship opportunities, please contact Cindy Turnquist at 403-219-3611 or via email

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Golf Without Limits

POKER

FOR A CAUSE

Calgary: MARCH 23, 2023

Edmonton: March 25, 2023

ALL IN FOR CPAA!

It’s time to put on your poker faces and hold your cards tight!  Cerebral Palsy Alberta will be hosting a spring tournament in Calgary and a fall tournament in both Calgary & Edmonton. The buy-in is just $75! Re-buys & Add-ons available throughout the night.

 

Join the fun, as all levels of play are welcome!

 

WEIR BOWEN LLP | Barristers & Solicitors – will once again be sponsoring the Poker For A Cause.  With their gracious support the grand prize will be $1,000 for each city and cash prizes for 2nd & 3rd place winners!!!  

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Proceeds from this event supports individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Calgary Tournament, Tammy Francis at 403-219-3604 or via email

Edmonton Tournament: Leah Ison at 780-405-3968 or email

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Poker for a Cause

WORLD CP DAY

OCTOBER 6TH 2023

World Cerebral Palsy Day is a global movement of people with cerebral palsy and their families, and the organizations that support them, in more than 60 countries. The day is an opportunity to celebrate, raise awareness and take action to ensure that people with CP have the same rights, access and opportunity as anyone else in their communities.  World CP Day is sponsored by The Allergan Foundation.

 

You can learn more about World CP Day by visiting the official website.

 

Visit www.worldcpday.org to share your story and ‘Join Us On the Map’

 

Join the movement and get your local community to proclaim October 6th World CP Day! 

GO GREEN FOR CP

On October 6th, we’re encouraging everyone to Go Green For CP!  Show us how you’ll Go Green For CP by sharing your photos on social media and use the hashtags:  #gogreenforcp #gogreenforcpaa # cpalberta #worldcpday

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World CP Day

GIFTS

FROM THE HEART

For the past 20 years the CPAA has partnered with 2 local special needs schools in the City of Calgary providing gifts to children aged 5 – 15 with cerebral palsy at Christmas so that they can enjoy the Spirit of the Season.  Gifts include stuffed animals, sensory toys and other items which are specifically chosen depending on the child’s disability.  For many of these children this is the only gift that they’ll receive as many of these families live in poverty.  There is a tremendous cost to raising a child with a disability – specialized equipment, clothing and necessities come with a big price tag!  This is a program that will  brighten their holidays and bring smiles to the faces of these special children.

If you have any questions please contact Mezaun at 403-219-3602 or by email.

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Artisan Market
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