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Total raised
CA$9,722.13 Goal: CA$20,000.00

Help Vanessa raise money for participating in 2019 Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off


My Story…

As soon as I learned that the 2019 Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off partner was to be Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, I knew I would “strap on my cobwebbed dancing shoes”.
I am a Medical Specialty Nurse and I am so proud of the work providers and volunteers do every day to serve patients. I am also very aware of the ongoing needs and humbled that this fundraiser will add care items.
I am passionate about excellence and equity in healthcare and for this reason I co-organize “Time is Muscle”. This event raises funds and awareness for Cardiac Care in Central Alberta, as heart attack is our leading cause of death.
While Red Deer is the place I have called home most of my life, my early years were spent in Kenya. The Serengeti drew me back a few years ago on a medical aid trip with my husband Gustavo. Since then, we lead projects for schools in the area.
I look forward to dancing and helping improve patients’ journeys! Now to dust off some cobwebs...

Recent donors

Mar 19 Shannon Lee Can't wait to see your moves Mama! CA$535.02
Mar 19 Brooke Gamache You get it girl! ❤️ CA$54.31
Mar 19 Matt Anderson CA$107.72
Feb 25 Jodi Gulka Way to go Vanessa! Thanks for contributing your time and energy to enhance patient care! CA$107.72
Feb 23 Rob & Carol Warrender Great cause - dance like nobody's watching!! CA$500.00
Jan 27 Bonnee Gregg We’re so proud of you, V. Can’t wait to see you shimmy and shake your stuff! CA$267.96
Jan 20 Deryl and Ray Comeau Cheering you on!!! CA$400.00
Dec 19 Michael Riopel I remember a young Venassa. Good luck CA$54.31
Dec 19 Marilla & Steve Vaartstra Great job Vanessa! CA$54.31
Dec 04 Vanessa Higgins-Nogareda Thriller Event Proceeds CA$5,297.93