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Sole Focus Project – Summer Newsletter

August 15th, 2018
Mental health and the great outdoors Get outside while it's still summer! Whether it's a mountain hike, a picnic in the park, gardening or simply lounging in the sun, a does of fresh air in nature lets your body and your mind take the break they need and deserve. Read more 3 reasons to take a vacation this summer Canadians...

Show Your Sole Speakers Bureau

July 25th, 2018
Join the Show Your Sole Speakers Bureau 1 in 5 Canadians live with a mental illness and many others are affected by mental health concerns. Help end the stigma and separate facts from stereotypes by becoming a speaker for CMHA-WECB. Take a stand in support of mental health and help end the stigma of mental illness in our community. If...

Sole Focus Project receives outstanding non-profit award

July 25th, 2018
The Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) selected the CMHA-WECB to receive the 2017-18 Community Health Promotion Award for Outstanding Non-Profit in recognition of the Sole Focus Project. This award is presented to an "Outstanding non-profit who has demonstrated a commitment to the enhancement of healthy lifestyles in our community." The award was  presented at their Annual General Meeting on June...

CMHA announce incredible fundraising success

March 9th, 2018
The local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association has raised all of its three-year $500,000 fundraising goal for mental health awareness in just one year. “We heard loudly and clearly from the community that they wanted to see Canadian Mental Health Association-Windsor-Essex County Branch in the community more,” said CEO Claudia den Boer in a news release. The fundraising...

“Show Your Sole” with socks for mental health in Windsor-Essex

November 7th, 2017
Need a pair of socks? Buy these to "#ShowYourSole" — and support the Windsor-Essex County Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association. Dalson Chen, Windsor Star November 6, 2017 Need a pair of socks? You can buy some colourful footwear to “Show Your Sole” and support mental health awareness. Just in time for the gift-giving season, the Windsor-Essex County Branch...

Rock Your Sole Raises Record Amount for Mental Health

November 1st, 2017
WINDSOR, ON / October 27, 2017: [Windsor, ON] – $120,000 was raised at the inaugural Rock Your Sole fundraiser on Friday, October 27 at the Water’s Edge Event Centre – the largest single fundraising event in the history of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Windsor-Essex County Branch (CMHA-WECB). The event was organized by Jasmine Jasey in support of the Sole...

Sinead O’Connor “receiving the best of care”

August 9th, 2017
Sinead O'Connor is "surrounded by love and receiving the best of care", according to a representative. On Tuesday, the singer had said she felt "suicidal" in an emotional video uploaded to her Facebook account. In a follow-up message published on Wednesday, an unnamed spokesperson said: "I am posting at Sinead's request, to let everyone who loves her know she is...

Ground Effects supports mental health initiative with $30K donation

July 20th, 2017
Auto accessorizing company Ground Effects gave a $30,000 donation to the Sole Focus Project of the Canadian Mental Health Association on Wednesday. The Sole Focus Project was launched in February to build awareness for mental health while bringing education and programs forward to support people who are affected by mental illness across the region. The campaign also has a financial...

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