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My Family & The Alex

My Family & The Alex

Stacey, a Community Food Centre program participant, shares how our virtual programming has brought her family together during hard times.

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Beverly’s Story

Beverly’s Story

In 1975, when she was just a girl, Beverly was taken from her birth parents after witnessing violent domestic abuse in the home. She was placed with foster parents and her older siblings all went to different homes.

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John’s Story

John’s Story

What is the best birthday gift you have received? For John* it was a gift he gave to himself – walking into the RAAM clinic on his 45th birthday to ask for help with his alcohol addiction.

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McLeod Law Partnership Announcement

McLeod Law Partnership Announcement

The Alex is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a new partnership with McLeod Law LLP, providing funding to support programming including the new Alex Community Legal Clinic presented by McLeod Law.

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Chris’ Story

Chris’ Story

Imagine that your body is fighting against you at every turn, calcifying your bones, resulting in crippling headaches, weakness, stiffness of your arms and legs and ongoing abdominal pain. This has always been part of Chris’ life.

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Liza and Tessie’s Story

Liza and Tessie’s Story

Five years ago, Liza and her husband Nathan moved to Calgary from the Philippines. Liza was pregnant at the time and was excited to start a new life with her new family in Canada.

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Jordan’s Story

Jordan’s Story

On an unseasonably hot day in June, Jordan visited The Alex Youth Health Centre. She’d heard about The Alex years ago from a friend, but didn’t know much about it. As she bled from her wrist that afternoon, it was the only place she could think of to go.

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