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The Calgary Foundation receives the largest charitable gift in Canadian community foundation history

April 29, 2013

CALGARY, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ – The Calgary Foundation is hosting the
Daryl K. ‘Doc’ Seaman Legacy Celebration to announce the largest gift
in Canadian community foundation history and one of the largest gifts
in charitable giving history in Canada.


    WHAT:   The Calgary Foundation multimillion dollar gift announcement

    WHERE:  TELUS Convention Centre - Hall D

    WHEN:   Wednesday, May 1st

            11 am media conference / lunch provided

            11:15 am interview/photo opportunities

            11:45 am - 1:00 pm formal program for 500 guests

    WHO:    Media conference interview & photo opportunities with:

            Eva Friesen - President & CEO, The Calgary Foundation

            Don Seaman - Brother of Doc Seaman

            Brett Wilson - Philanthropist and friend of Doc Seaman

            Dr. Garnette Sutherland - Neurosurgeon, Foothills Medical
            Centre

            Mayor Nenshi is a speaker in the formal program @12:15 pm

Established in 1955, The Calgary Foundation facilitates collaborative
philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and
community organizations for the long term benefit of Calgary and
surrounding area. In 2011-2012 The Calgary Foundation saw $56 million
in new contributions, had an asset base of $425 million and granted
$31.9 million to 686 charitable organizations.

 

SOURCE The Calgary Foundation


Source: PR Newswire