Stacy Cardigan Smith
Communications Specialist with The Winnipeg Foundation, Community News Commons Editor, mom of two, health enthusiast, West End resident, cat lover and generally cheery gal.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on October 8, 2017
Reconciliation, Belonging, Well-being and Divisions within our city are major concerns for Winnipeggers.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on July 10, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Downtown, Education, Health & Safety, Local Heroes, Stories of Giving | Tagged Access Downtown, big books, early years, education, Janet Simpson Books for Kids Fund, literacy, Point Douglas. Moe the Mouse, reading, Speech-Language Pathologist, Very READ-y, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority | Leave a response
Janet Simpson aims to empower parents by giving them ownership over their family’s literacy.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on July 3, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Downtown, Economy & Business, Education, Health & Safety | Tagged CFS, children in care, CLOUT, Empowerment, families, Family Group Conferencing, Indigenous, Isobel's Place, Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, teen pregnancy, Working Together | Leave a response
Angeline Spence was able to break the cycle of CFS involvement in her life, thanks to support she received through a unique Family Group Conferencing program.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on June 28, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Downtown, Education, Health & Safety, Religion & Spirituality, Stories of Giving | Tagged anxiety, confidence, David Lynch, happiness, meditation, Niji Mahkwa, Quiet Time Program, Songide'ewin, Transcendental meditation | Leave a response
Teachers have noticed big changes for students who have started meditating.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on June 19, 2017
Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Charitable Organizations, Education, Health & Safety, Local Heroes, Religion & Spirituality, Sports | Tagged 60s Scoop, art, competition, education, Elders, Indigenous, Manito Ahbee, pow wow, reconciliation, Seven Sacred Teachings, sports | Leave a response
For 16-year-old superstar athlete Aiyana Hart, Manito Ahbee Festival is a way of life.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on June 14, 2017
Posted in Culture, Education, Our City, Philanthropy, Stories of Giving | Tagged Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Community, Community Building Fund, Frontier College, Kaakiyow li moond likol, Misericordia Health Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, The Winnipeg Foundation, university of manitoba | Leave a response
“If you can make your community better, then isn’t that what we’re all here for?”
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on June 12, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Economy & Business, Education, Health & Safety, Northeast, Safety | Tagged Family Dynamics, For Every Family, health, healthy eating, healthy living, respect, United Way | Leave a response
For Every Family initiative helps provide programming and services for neighbourhood residents.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on April 25, 2017
“Her goal in life was to help make people aware of the power of music and to awaken their souls to its beauty and in turn bring out excellence in all she inspired.”
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on April 19, 2017
Posted in Economy & Business, Our City, Philanthropy, Stories of Giving | Tagged camp stove toaser, camping, Coghlan's Camping Gear, generosity, Rotary Club, The Winnipeg Foundation | Leave a response
Honoring a special couple by giving back to the community where their business thrived.
By Stacy Cardigan Smith on April 11, 2017
Posted in Charitable Organizations, Economy & Business, Education, Northeast | Tagged Disraeli Freeway, Henderson Highway, Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba, program, Sam's Place, social enterprise, work experience, youth engagement | Leave a response
Gaining real life experience through the Youth Engagement and Skills Development program.