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Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth

Raise money for Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth

All proceeds from the race go to the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY). USAY is an Indigenous-led organization that supports urban Indigenous youth ages 12 to 29 years that live in the City of Calgary. USAY aims to support Indigenous youth with opportunities so they can find their own versions of success. You can learn more about their programming by heading over to the website: USAY

For many years, the Calgary Women’s Run and USAY have partnered to make positive change in the community through various programs. Our aim is to tackle ‘period poverty’ in the City by providing ‘Moon Time Kits’. Each kit contains menstrual, hygiene and comfort items to support those who menstruate but are experiencing financial constraints. The kits focus on wellness, health and hygiene, by providing pads, tampons, wipes, deodorant, soothing tea and other items. Donations from the Calgary Women’s Run go toward purchasing items for the kits, and USAY’s Indigenous young women assemble them and distribute to those who need them, including those that are houseless or at-risk of houselessness.

Recent donors

Recent donors
Date Name Amount
Aug 21 Jan and Tony Holmes Great job Allie, Saoirse and Emmylou CA$100.00
Aug 20 Coco-Doure Wishing you all the best! CA$25.00
Aug 20 Lori CA$20.00
Aug 20 Anonymous CA$10.00
Aug 19 Anonymous CA$50.00
Aug 19 Anonymous Good luck!! Undisclosed amount
Aug 18 Bri CA$20.00
Aug 18 Pesants CA$50.00
Aug 09 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Aug 09 Cara Davis CA$25.00