As proud members of the Edmonton community, the Edmonton Elks are pleased to announce the launch of Project $2 Million, which will see the community-owned club donate $2 million dollars worth of services and activations to 20 local not-for-profits over 2022-23.
Among the benefits being given to Project $2 Million partners will be:
- @GoElks social media campaigns highlighting their activity in the community
- A feature story on GoElks.com showcasing their organization, or cause
- Pre-game promotional space at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium
- An Elks player or EE Alumni appearance at a community event
- Tickets and premium passes to a 2022 Elks game
- In-stadium acknowledgment (mid-bowl LED signage and video board)
- Speaking appearance from Elks President and CEO Victor Cui
Project $2M: Festival of Trees is bigger and better in 2022
A staple of the holiday season in Edmonton since 1985, the University Hospital Foundation’s Festival of Trees is back with more events and experiences than ever to spread cheer while fundraising in support of neuro rehabilitation at the University of Alberta Hospital. The expanded Festival of Trees now features events at various venues throughout Edmonton, as well as online experiences, to allow for better accessibility for festival goers. In addition to long-standing popular events and ...
Project $2M: Christmas Bureau, EE partner in community
The Edmonton Elks and Christmas Bureau of Edmonton have partnered since 2006, bringing joy to families, seniors, youth, and children during the holiday season. Whether providing a festive meal for families, player meet and greets in schools, gift cards for teens, or free family game days, the organizations work together through shared values of respect, integrity, and compassion. “This partnership with the Edmonton Elks and Project $2 Million has given the Christmas Bureau a new platform to ...
Project $2M: United Way's momentum addresses poverty
Tackling poverty is a team effort. That’s why the Edmonton Elks partnered with United Way to host Momentum 2022, during the Green and Gold’s game against the Toronto Argonauts, Oct. 15 at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. “Our donors, volunteers, and partners are an integral part of United Way’s work to build a better, stronger community,” says Rob Yager, President & CEO of United Way of the Alberta Capital Region. “Momentum was a chance to reconnect after time apart and remind ...
Project $2M: Pizza Pigout supports KidSport Edmonton
Sport participation promotes the development of children’s social, mental and physical well-being. Kids learn leadership, hard work, dedication, and self-confidence, and build the habits and support network necessary to become healthy adults. That’s why KidSport Edmonton wants to ensure all youth have opportunity to participate in sport. KidSport Edmonton works to create equal access to sport programs by supporting children who need financial assistance with sport registration fees. By ...
Project $2M: Parkinson Association of Alberta fundraiser
Of the following few hundred words, two mean more than all the others combined. Seven and ten letters, respectively, these words characterize not only the Parkinson Association of Alberta, but the individuals it serves. And put together, they form the theme for the 10th annual Step ‘n Stride for Parkinson’s. “Our community is a shining example of this year’s theme, strength and resilience,” says Lana Tordoff, Executive Director of the Parkinson Association of Alberta. EDMONTON ELKS: PROJECT ...
Parkinson Association of Alberta
Parkinson Association of Alberta is the source for support, education and inspiration for people impacted by Parkinson disease and Parkinson’s Plus Syndromes, and engagement in important quality of life research with an emphasis on Alberta.
The Mustard Seed
The Mustard Seed is a Christian non-profit organization that has been caring for individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty since 1984. Operating in five cities across Alberta and British Columbia, The Mustard Seed is a supportive haven where people can have their physical, mental, and spiritual needs met and grow toward greater health and independence.
United Way looks at the big picture to deliver a coordinated network of services and programs to address a range of needs for children and families who are living in poverty.
Christmas Bureau of Edmonton
The Christmas Bureau raises funds to provide festive meals at Christmas time to Edmonton families, individuals and seniors in need. Recipients are restricted to those on special assistance (income support) or working poor. The Christmas Bureau distributes a gift to teens aged 13- 17 years in these families.
KidSport supports children who need financial assistance with sport registration fees. We believe that the power of sport participation promotes the development of children’s social, mental and physical well-being. Through increasing access to quality sport programs KidSport strengthens the community.
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Alberta
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Alberta supports families seeking vital medical treatment for their seriously ill or injured child. Our warm, compassionate Houses provide a home-away-from-home for families who need to travel for medical reasons.
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton Society
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton brings communities together to help families build strength, stability, and independence through affordable homeownership.
Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child’s wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child’s treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness.
University Hospital Foundation
The University Hospital Foundation was created in 1962 by an act in the Alberta legislature. In the decades since, we have evolved into one of the most successful hospital fundraising organizations in Canada. We raise funds to advance patient care and innovation at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic.
Winnifred Stewart Association
Since its establishment in 1953, Winnifred Stewart has evolved, grown, and empowered countless individuals with disabilities to discover their goals and dreams. Through exploration, experience, and sharing stories, Winnifred Stewart helps to facilitate meaningful relationships in order to build natural supports in an individual’s chosen community.
WIN House has one purpose: to give victims the hope and help they need to overcome gender-based abuse. Throughout Edmonton and area for over five decades, we’ve given women and children of all ages and cultures a safe place to flee. From passionate professionals and volunteers to dedicated donors and champions of the cause, WIN House is committed to providing safety, support, relief, and resources for abuse victims.
Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation- Lois Hole
Established in 1984, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation provides a way for thousands of individuals and organizations to support the Royal Alexandra Hospital and its number one priority: building better healthcare.
YMCA of Northern Alberta creates life-enhancing opportunities for the growth and development of all people in spirit, mind and body.
Indigenous Sport Council of Alberta
The Indigenous Sport Council (Alberta) based on the strong foundation of our people, culture and tradition, creates unity through recreation and sport. The Indigenous Sport Council (Alberta) promotes recreation and sport programs and leadership training opportunities at all levels. The Council supports and assists individuals at compete and succeed at higher levels of competition.
TRAC (Terwillegar Riverbend Advisory Council)
We engage residents, facilitate opportunities, and leverage resources in support of strong, vibrant and united communities. Our ‘towne within a city’ is a destination with a high quality of life through involved, inclusive and caring neighbourhoods.
Alberta Idigeneous Games
North America’s Largest Indigenous Multi-Sport Summer Games on a Yearly Basis. August 11-18th, 2022 at Rundle Park in Edmonton.