Recipients

2018

Cameron Griffiths

The Alberta Help Fund was activated and subsequently raised $5800 in relief funds when Cameron’s life was taken in a tragic motor vehicle accident while on his way to work at Bonnyville EMS.

AHSEMS Peer Support project

In Jan 2018, $500 was given to the Edmonton peer support team to sponsor their “The Other Side of the Hero” initiative which educated paramedics about PTSD and local support systems. Funds raised went back to the peer support team and Legacy Place.

2017

Becky Burgess

The Alberta Help Fund donated $1000 toward a fundraiser for Becky who was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The funds were used for an international trip in search of alternative treatment.

Chuck Neher

The Alberta Help Fund donated $1000 toward a fundraiser for an Edmonton zone paramedic who was seriously injured while off duty.

Ryan Bruce

The Alberta Help Fund was activated to provide relief funds for a Calgary paramedic who is critically ill after a toxic exposure while on a call. Nearly $10,000 was raised.

Deacon EMS Scholarship Fund

The Alberta Help Fund was used to support the Deacon EMS Scholarship Fund established in memorial of Doug Deacon. $1000 donated.

2016

Psychologist registry

The Alberta Help Fund was used to support the construct of a registry of psychologists with a specialty in paramedic PTSD treatment. Read more.

2015

Greg Turner

The Alberta Help Fund organized a fundraiser for Greg Turner after his tragic death on January 26th, 2015. Over $18,771.00 was raised for Greg’s widow Bridget and her two young children.

2014

Mark Manns

The Alberta Help Fund raised $1000.00 for Mark Manns family after his tragic death on January 29th, 2014.