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Eden Winnipeg Set to Launch Capital Campaign in 2023!

THE NEEDThis last year more than ever has shown us the importance of taking care of our mental health and the importance of being able to access mental health care services. In 2020, Recovery of Hope saw our largest demand for counselling services to date with over...

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An Eden Foundation Year-in-Review!

An Eden Foundation Year-in-Review!

Our Summer events season in 2022 had many highlights. We are so grateful to have made so many community connections, and have the opportunity to raise funds together, for mental health resources in all of the regions Eden serves. Thank you for bringing hope, healing...

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Recognition from the Honorable Candice Bergen.

Recognition from the Honorable Candice Bergen.

Thank you to Hon. Candice Bergen for honouring us with this certificate. We are thrilled that our Visit the Villages Tractor Trek has become such a successful event. We appreciate the community support surrounding this event, the sponsorship from our local businesses,...

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Caroling for a Cause, December 21st

Caroling for a Cause, December 21st

December 21st is the longest night of the year. 16 hours of darkness is what we experience in Southern Manitoba, from sunset on the 21st, to sunrise on the 22nd. For those struggling with mental illness, those 16 hours only magnify the on-going darkness they face,...

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Heritage Posting Reviews Peace Trek Event

Heritage Posting Reviews Peace Trek Event

Thank you, Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, for reviewing the inaugural Peace Trek event (August 20th, 2022) in your "Heritage Posting" column. Below you can read through the article and see some photos from the event! Click HERE to look back at our review of...

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Forever 43 Run Recap

Forever 43 Run Recap

On Sunday, October 23rd, Jaala Van Dongen of La Broquerie, MB embarked on a very emotional run. While running is a regular activity of hers, this run took place on the birthday of her late brother, Jonathan (Jon) Ross. Jon, quietly and secretly, faced depression every...

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VIDEO – Eden’s Mental Health Champion: Jaryn Friesen

VIDEO – Eden’s Mental Health Champion: Jaryn Friesen

October 2-8th is Mental Illness Awareness Week. When we share our own stories of our mental health struggles and triumphs and listen to each other without prejudice, we work towards ending the stigma surrounding mental health. To tear down those walls one story at a...

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Forever 43 Run – October 23rd, 2022

Forever 43 Run – October 23rd, 2022

On October 23rd, 2022, Jaala Van Dongen will again be recognizing the importance of mental health awareness, by running a significant distance. From Jaala: "On October 9, 2021 (which incidentally is the day before World Mental Health Day) my older brother Jonathan...

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Ride for Recovery of Hope (Photos)

Ride for Recovery of Hope (Photos)

On Saturday, September 24th the third annual Ride for Recovery of Hope took place. This ride is an initiative from our Recovery of Hope counselling program, as a fundraiser to off-set the costs of the sliding fee scale. Recovery of Hope has its main office in Winnipeg...

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PHOTOS: Head for the Hills 2022 by Terrance Klassen

PHOTOS: Head for the Hills 2022 by Terrance Klassen

We have been very fortunate to have the support of world class photographer Terrance Klassen at events past and present. He has again donated his time and talents to capture our 20th annual Head for the Hills cycling event. THANK YOU Terry! To see enlarged photos,...

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Thank you for Participating in Head for the Hills 2022!

Thank you for Participating in Head for the Hills 2022!

The 20th annual Head for the Hills cycling fundraiser has come to an end. We are grateful for the support of our sponsors, and the hard work of the participants who tapped shoulders and made phone calls to raise money for Eden's mission. Head for the Hills has...

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Head for the Hills is Coming Up!

Head for the Hills is Coming Up!

August has arrived, and the countdown is on for the Head for the Hills Cycling event! Thank you to the early birds who have already registered and started tapping the shoulders of your friends and family members for pledges and donations! 2022 marks the 20th year of...

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Why Would Someone Go to Counseling?

Why Would Someone Go to Counseling?

"For some people, going to counselling is as normal as going to the dentist, massage therapist or chiropractor," says Wayne Friesen from Recovery of Hope Counselling. "But what if you’ve never been to counselling and you have no idea what to expect? Today...

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Peace Trek Route

Peace Trek Route

In collaboration with the Mennonite Heritage Village, the inaugural Peace Trek takes place August 20th! Here's a look at the route - 48 kms of history. You can cycle, run, or relay, on the paths of your Mennonite or Indigenous ancestors. August 20th is the date -- we...

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10 types of childhood trauma that spill into adulthood

10 types of childhood trauma that spill into adulthood

Written by Sylvia St. Cyr, CHVN Radio. When it comes to certain adulthood challenges, the answer may lie in what happened to people when they were children.  "The topic of trauma has certainly been more in the spotlight over the past five years with a deeper...

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Heritage Posting Reviews Peace Trek Event

Peace Trek Promo Video

https://youtu.be/EdzZSPFxJOo Eden Foundation and the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) are proud to co-host our first annual Peace Trek! Help us reach our fundraising goal of $30,000 by choosing to cycle, marathon, or relay the Peace Trail; a route that...

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Thank you Steinbach Community Foundation!

Thank you Steinbach Community Foundation!

Thank you to the Steinbach Community Foundation for your significant contribution to Eden Residential Care Services! These funds mark the beginning of our journey to prepare for our community kitchen project at Wilson Courts in Steinbach. This community space will be...

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Calling All Bicycles…And Feet!

Calling All Bicycles…And Feet!

Written by Gary Dyck, Executive Director, Mennonite Heritage Village This year Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) and Eden Foundation are co-hosting the first annual Peace Trek. It is a one-day cyclathon and marathon that uses an adaptation of the new Peace Trail that...

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Psalm 139 Like You’ve Never Heard it Before…

Psalm 139 Like You’ve Never Heard it Before…

https://youtu.be/HYhj4yCoWBA Reverend Ron Falk, Director of Spiritual Health with Eden Health Care Services shared a modified version of Psalm 139 with the Tractor Trekkers, at the 2022 edition of the Visit the Villages Tractor Trek.

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Ride for Recovery of Hope 2022

Ride for Recovery of Hope 2022

Recovery of Hope, along with the support of Eden Foundation, is very excited to be able to host it's third annual cycling event in Winnipeg. This is a fundraiser that supports the Sliding Fee Scale Program of Recovery of Hope, making counselling therapy accessible and...

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Head for the Hills 2022

Head for the Hills 2022

2022 marks the 20th year of Head for the Hills, And we thank you for your dedication to this event, and to the work of Eden Health Care Services, providing care to those with mental health needs. 2021 was a banner year as far as fundraising, as we received a...

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The Inaugural Peace Trek 2022

The Inaugural Peace Trek 2022

Welcome to the Peace Trek! In partnership, Eden Foundation, and the Mennonite Heritage Village are proud to be hosting our first annual Peace Trek! Choose to cycle, marathon, or participate in a relay on the Peace Trail; a newly established historic route that the...

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Motorheads for Mental Health 2022

Motorheads for Mental Health 2022

Motorcycle enthusiasts unite! Another opportunity to ride together is happening on July 24th. It’s the Motorheads for Mental Health ride, which began as “Find Jake” some years ago. The ride takes place on Sunday July 24th and we launch from Winkler Co-op...

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Visit the Villages Tractor Trek 2022

Visit the Villages Tractor Trek 2022

Start your engines, and let’s get trekking! The Eden Foundation “Visit the Villages” Tractor Trek returns for its 15th year, supporting mental health recovery programs in our Southern Health region. Photo by: Terry Klassen - The Eden Foundation Tractor Trek 2021...

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New Director of Development

New Director of Development

Mr. Bill Elias, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Eden Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jayme Giesbrecht to the position of Director of Development. Ms. Jayme Giesbrecht Ms. Giesbrecht is well known in southern Manitoba, both through...

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The Longest Night Run

The Longest Night Run

Today is December 21st, which means it is the day with the fewest hours of daylight in the entire year. That makes tonight, the longest night of the year. And, in what has become tradition, Brent Manke of Steinbach is again coordinating The Longest Night Run. This...

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AFM Office Relocates

AFM Office Relocates

The office for Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) has moved out of Morden, and is now open in a new location on Main Street in Winkler. The doors to AFM's former location on 8th Street in Morden were closed on Tuesday, with the new office at 351 Main Street in...

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Eden Has a New CEO

Al Kehler; Chair of Eden Health Care Services announced on Friday morning that a new Chief Executive Officer has been hired. Brad Unger takes on the role beginning on Wednesday December 1st. Most recently, Brad served as Program Director for Recovery of Hope, the...

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Forever 43 …

Forever 43 …

Jaala Van Dongen recently lost her brother Jonathan to suicide at 43 years of age. He'll never get to be 44; he'll forever be 43. Jaala connected with Eden to tell us the following story ... and she has a plan. Jonathan Ross "On October 9, 2021 (which incidentally is...

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Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series

Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series

The Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series is being offered this year as a ‘No Charge’ Virtual Event. Dr. Deborah MacNamara and Ms. Terry Warburton will be addressing issues surrounding addictions and social media.  Addiction and Social Media Hunger for Connection...

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COVID-19 and its Impact on Our Mental Health

COVID-19 and its Impact on Our Mental Health

The topic of mental health continues to make headlines. Whether it is people who are struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic, or it is professional athletes feeling the intense pressure to succeed, mental health is being talked about. Dr. James Bolton is a...

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Head for the Hill 2021

Head for the Hill 2021

Head for the Hills 2021 is nineteen years old this year. It's also the second year that we're going to start and end our ride at Cripple Creek Music Festival site. Covid-19 was part of our reality last year and we managed to offer this event and still abide within the...

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Eden CEO, Kym Kaufmann, Taking On New Public Service Role

Kaufmann with Morden-Winkler MLA Cameron Friesen at a past event. Kaufmann takes on her new role beginning April 26th. File photo. The CEO of Eden Health Care Services is taking on a role within the Manitoba public service. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister made the...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pCbkoXE3rg Danny Plett is an internationally known singer, song-writer and musician.  He’s been writing songs and singing since the age of 12.  Danny has toured and given concerts with many well-known artists such as Brian...

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Eden Mental Health Centre – Dreaming Big

Eden Mental Health Centre – Dreaming Big

Officials with Eden Mental Health Centre in Winkler are dreaming about what a future mental health centre in Winkler might look like. The mental health centre was built in 1967 and after over five decades of use is structurally and functionally obsolete and needs to...

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RESILIENCE

RESILIENCE

Central Station in Winkler is excited to offer the following talk on Resilience together with Eden Health Care Services & Recovery of Hope. It will be taught by Terry Warburton - clinical director at Recovery of Hope. The course will be February 3rd, 1PM via Zoom...

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Eden’s Visitor Pod is Ready to Go!

Eden’s Visitor Pod is Ready to Go!

The project is complete.  A visitor pod is in place tucked neatly into a spot south of Eden Mental Health Centre (EMHC).  A couple months ago it became clear that good mental health included the continued contact with family members while being cared for in...

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Local Non-Profits Benefit From Federal Support

Local Non-Profits Benefit From Federal Support

The Winkler Community Foundation (WCF) has injected an additional $30,000 to local charities and nonprofit organizations that continue to support vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to Round 2 of the federal government's Emergency Community Support...

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Eden Announces Plans to Relocate Steinbach Office

Eden Announces Plans to Relocate Steinbach Office

Eden Health Care Services has announced the move to a new location in Steinbach. Chief Executive Officer Kym Kaufmann says they are relocating to the Stonebridge Wellness Centre and hope to open their doors there on April first. Kaufmann says they are pleased to...

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Christmas

Christmas

Now more than ever, we are so grateful for the community that has funded, volunteered, celebrated, prayed and advocated for Eden Health Care Services through the years. At a time when everything feels uncertain, we find comfort and encouragement knowing that you care...

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Mental Health, Human Contact and Covid-19

Mental Health, Human Contact and Covid-19

We have moved into a Code Red protocol and a whole new set of controls are now part of our lives in dealing with Covid-19.  What that means is that for those who are resident in some kind of health care facility, they can’t have any visitors.  This is very...

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