Huna For Compassion
Huna for Compassion is Huna’s annual fundraising campaign to drive support for Mental Health and Postpartum Depression. 100% of raised proceeds go to Mood Disorders of Manitoba, in support of Postpartum Depression and Mental Health initiatives across Manitoba. Donate in the amount of $10, $25, $50 or $100.
From July 27 to October 31 2019, Huna commits to donate $2 from every single Huna product sold, to Mood Disorders of Manitoba. Proceeds go directly toward supporting valuable Postpartum Depression and Mental Health support initiatives in Winnipeg and communities across Manitoba.
Visit Hunaskin.com to learn more.
2019 She Wore Flowers in Her Hair
Thank you to everyone that attended the 2019 She Wore Flowers in Her Hair event! And thank you to our amazing partners, Kelburn Recovery Centre and the Pony Corral! With your help we were able to raise $10,500 in support of mental health and suicide awareness.
Check out some of the pictures from this years event below! Next years date to be announced soon!
Honouring Those who Struggle with Mental Health
A Pow Wow was held on June 28, 2019 at the Millenium Library to honor all Indigenous peoples who are healing from the abuse and trauma they suffered from the Indian Residential Schools. This Pow Wow also honors Indigenous peoples that were a part of the sixties scoop, those who were murdered and/or missing, incarcerated, suffering from poverty, and those that were displaced from their homelands.
Photographs taken by Viv Ketchum.
SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women Raises $105,000 for MDAM!
Thank you to everyone who joined us on Sunday for the Run for Women! With your support $105,000 was raised for our women's mental health programming.
It was a great morning filled with lots of love and laughter. We look forward to next year!
Love Your Mind Donates $640 to MDAM!!
Love Your Mind, held some amazing workshops during the past few months and donated all the proceeds from the workshops to MDAM!
We are absolutlely grateful for their generous donation!
If your're interested in learning more about Love Your Mind or are interested in upcoming workshops visit their website here.
Play 4 Sven Fundraiser Raises $4,250 for MDAM!
MDAM was so very gracious to be honoured to learn more about Ben, an amazing young man. Through an incredible, inspiring event in honour of this young man, “play4sven” the organizing team was so wonderful enough to donate $4,250.00 to Mood Disorders.
Thank you so much Byron Spriggs and to the grandmother of Ben, for inviting us to be a part of this special day. Ben’s story will live on. It is our pleasure to do our part in providing information on the correlation between concussions and mental health.
Through this event we have been inspired to help the sports community.
Wheelhouse Cycle and Lululemon Spin Away Stigma on January 30th
On January 30th, Bell Lets Talk Day, Wheelhouse Cycle in partnership with lululemon put on the Spin Away Stigma Event. All proceeds from every class benefited our Turning Pages program, nearly $10,000 was raised this day! During this event there was also a cheque presentation from Bell to present MDAM with a $25,000 grant in support of our Turning Pages program.
AMYing For a Cure Fundraiser in partnership with Female Hockey Winnipeg on January 26th
AMYing for a Cure and Female Hockey Winnipeg joined together to educate, raise awareness and raise funds for MDAM. All of the 33 Female Hockey Winnipeg teams wore green laces and taped their sticks green the week leading up to the event to raise awareness for mental health.
In between the games we made presentations about mental health and signs and symptoms to look out for in their teammates. The event raised over $27,000 for our youth programming.
SAD Light Panel Discussion and Display in partnership with the Manitoba Tomorrow Project
Winnipeg Tattoo Convention: August 24th-26th Red River Exhibition Park
Several talented tattoo artists came together to donate their time and talent at the Marked for Life booth doing pre-drawn tattoos in exchange for donations that went entirely to the Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba. over $14,000 was raised this year!
“Many tattoo artists have been impacted by mental illness, depression and suicide,” explains convention director and tattoo artist Rich Handford. “We have lost loved ones and really want to give back to an organization that makes a difference and supports people affected by mood disorders.”
I AM LOVE PROJECT, Yoga Fundraiser in Support of Turning Pages: August 19th at the lululemon outlet
The I am Love Project, run by Amy Tung, put together a yoga event and sold bracelets all month for a total donation of $1,855!