Donor Stories

Protected: How Ken Hughes is Building a Living Legacy in the Bow Valley 

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Living Values, Leaving Legacies

Bow Valley Insights / Donor Stories / Funding Opportunities The Paddy Mulloy Memorial Fund at BCF Throughout her life, Harriett “Paddy” Mulloy (1922 – 2022) lived by her values-compassion, community, and deep appreciation for the world around her. She was a steward of the environment, a spiritualist who found solace…

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Family and Legacy: Loretta M Chaplin Memorial Fund

Donor Stories / Philanthropy Loretta Chaplin was a teacher, a mother, a sister and an important member of her community. She had a calling and, in many ways, she was just getting started when leukemia took her life. Loretta had work to do and an impact to make when her…

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Banff Adventures: Spreading Gratitude for Community

Donor Stories / Philanthropy Surveying the beautiful view that stretches west across the Bow Valley from their third-floor office, Daryn and Kristen McCutcheon are clearly grateful Banffites. Like so many who have made their life’s work here, the owners of Banff Adventures are continually inspired by where they live and…

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This Iconic Place: Pursuit Community Fund

Donor Stories / Events / Philanthropy We live in a community with a constant presence of visitors from around the world. It’s not uncommon for residents, focused on the day-to-day realities of life, to feel disconnected with the joys and pleasures that drew these tourists here in the first place.…

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Canmore Library’s 2023 Endowment Campaign

In the thick of winter, our thoughts turn again to those struggling to find adequate shelter. Even if it’s sometimes challenging to witness homelessness in our Valley, we know it’s a reality. “Hidden homelessness” is a critical community issue in Canmore.

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Emergency Fund Supports Lake Louise Fire Victims

When a fire broke out at the Lake Louise Charleston staff residence on July 3, 2023, more than 170 people lost almost all their belongings. For many, this was their first job away from home and the uncertainty hit them hard. The Bow Valley community stepped in quickly looking for ways to help. Within a day, the Banff Canmore Foundation activated its Bow Valley Emergency Fund (BVEF), a stand-by fund that’s designed for quick response of financial aid in the Bow Valley.

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