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The 17th Annual Tractor Trek!

The Visit the Villages Tractor Trek is in its 17th year, with vintage tractors coming together to enjoy a drive in the country to raise funds for Eden's mental health programs. View the details in our poster, here: We are accepting registrations of tractors 40 years...

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Mental Health BINGO!

Ready to have some fun while raising awareness about mental health? Join us in playing Mental Health Bingo! It's a great way to learn about different aspects of mental well-being while connecting with others. Check out our bingo card and let's start the conversation...

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Caroling for a Cause 2023!

Join the Eden Foundation team for a fun evening of Christmas caroling, on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21st, from 6-8 pm! We've decided to brave the cold again, in order to warm our hearts, and yours! This year, we're taking nominations in Winkler, Morden, and Steinbach. Here's...

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Head for the Hills – Media Coverage

A sunny day welcomed 208 cyclists at the 21st annual Head for the Hills fundraiser for Eden Foundation, Saturday, September 9th. We are grateful for the support of the cyclists and their supporters, for recognizing the importance of their donations for the cause of...

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A Successful Peace Trek – August 19th, 2023

On Saturday, August 19th 2023, Eden Foundation along with the Mennonite Heritage Village hosted the 2nd annual Peace Trek cycling event. 17 cyclists met at the Mennonite Landing Site near Niverville and made their way through the historic Peace Trail, ending up at the...

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MOVE for Mental Health!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! When it comes to our mental health, physical activity has proven to ease symptoms of depression and anxiety. To make a difference in our own lives, and increase awareness and funding for mental health programs in your area, this is your...

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Peace Trek Registration is now OPEN!

Welcome to the Peace Trek! REGISTER HERE! Eden Foundation and the Mennonite Heritage Village (MHV) are proud to co-host our second annual Peace Trek! Help us reach our fundraising goal of $30,000 by cycling the Peace Trail solo or as a relay team. This...

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Jail Break Fundraiser Proves to be a Success

Eden Foundation Board Chair Barry Dyck (centre) accepts cheque from South Eastman Rotary ClubPhoto provided by South Eastman Rotary Press Release June 13th, 2023 "South Eastman Rotary gratefully announces $45,000 raised through this event in support of Physical and...

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Pembina Valley Online Highlights Tractor Trek

https://youtu.be/Y7JKQpWcowY Our thanks to the folks at Golden West for highlighting our upcoming event, the 16th annual Visit the Villages Tractor Trek! The trek takes place July 8th, starting with a community breakfast by donation at 7:30 am at the Emmanuel...

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Head for the Hills 2023!

Head for the Hills cycling in the Pembina Hills as a fund raising event for the Eden foundation. Eden Foundation's biggest fundraising event, Head for the Hills is returning for it's 21st year on Saturday September 9th! Once again, we'll start and end our event at the...

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Visit the Village Tractor Trek 2023!

We are gearing up for the 16th annual Visit the Villages Tractor Trek!  The significance of the Tractor Trek is impacted by the fact that funds raised go to support the work of Eden Health Care Services. This year, we will be starting our trek in...

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Steinbach Tractor Trek 2023

The 14th annual STEINBACH Tractor Trek fundraiser for Eden Foundation and the Mennonite Heritage Village will take place on Saturday, June 10. Register to ride, or support your favourite driver and help raise money for these fantastic organizations. Registration...

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Mental Health Week 2023

Mental Health Week 2023

To view the entire story, written by Robyn Wiebe of Golden West Radio, click this link:Mental Health Awareness Week events focus on storytelling  - PembinaValleyOnline.com - Local news, Weather, Sports, Free Classifieds and Business Listings for the Pembina Valley,...

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Jail Break Fund Raiser with Steinbach Rotary Club!

Jail Break Fund Raiser with Steinbach Rotary Club!

After a successful result of a unique fundraising idea in 2022, (Rotary jailbreak cashes in – The Carillon (winnipegfreepress.com)) the Steinbach Rotary Club will be holding it's "Jail Break" fund raiser again, this time supporting Steinbach Community Outreach, and...

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Spring Update and Donor Letter

Please take some time to read an update from Eden Foundation Director Jayme Giesbrecht, and Eden Health Care Services CEO Brad Unger. Scroll to the bottom of the page to make a donation. Thank you for your ongoing support.

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Songs of Renewal – April 2nd Concert

Songs of Renewal – April 2nd Concert

THANK YOU for joining us at our first fundraiser of the season - a concert with the theme of "renewal". We are so pleased that the New Covenant Quartet, Winkler Community Male Choir, and Jayme Giesbrecht and Linda Dueck were willing to share their gifts of music....

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Wrapping up the Season of Giving!

It's with great excitement we can announce the GRAND total of the Season of Giving campaign with Valley Fiber and Golden West....$22,435!!! THANK YOU for recognizing the importance of having mental health resources available in our communities, and stepping forward to...

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The Season of Giving, with Valley Fiber

The Season of Giving returns with Valley Fiber on Country 88.9 FM, and The Eagle 93.5 FM! Every weekday until December 23rd, our local radio hosts will be encouraging you to donate to Eden Foundation, in order to support the ongoing mental health work in our region....

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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!

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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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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