Neighbour to Neighbour – Canada to Nepal Benefit March 5

Posted on: February 26th, 2016

Help make a difference in the world by attending a benefit on Saturday, March 5 for those in Nepal devastated by the massive 2015 earthquakes. The event takes place from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Redwood house in Redwood Meadows, Alberta. Join the Pioneer Foundation – Nepal, Renee Delorme and I.A. Foundation in building schools and facilities for communities in Gorkha and in supporting the Maya’s Children Home. The suggested entry donation is $25. 100% of the proceeds earned from the event will go directly to those endeavors. If you’d like updates and news on use of funds, you can call 403-200-9961 or email

The benefit will be filled with fun activities for the family including “pin the tail on the donkey” and “let’s build a school with Legos.” Ruth Chapiro (long time Director with the Canadian International Development Agency) will be the keynote speaker. You’ll also get to watch a special┬ávideo address from Gautam Wagle, who is one of the founders of the Pioneer Foundation – Nepal. The evening also includes an auction of artwork from the children of Maya’s Home in Nepal as well as donations from┬álocal merchants and talented individuals. Local music celebrities will provide live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening. Here is the schedule of musical performances:

  • 3:30 Women Wine & Songs
  • 5:00 Murray Rodgers
  • 6:00 Scott Diehl
  • 7:00 Leanne Copithorne and Tim Jeffrey
  • 8:00 Val Hudson and Jamie Newsom

The journey of our neighbours in Nepal continues. Take advantage of this special opportunity to help! Follow the Canada to Nepal Facebook page for updates. And if you can’t attend the Neighbour to Neighbour event on March 5, then visit the Canada to Nepal GoFundMe page.

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