The Mysterious Barricades Concert Society hosts a series of 15 one-hour concerts across Canada between September 5th and September 14th to mark World Suicide Awareness Week. This concert series comprises of performances by some of Canada’s finest musicians and includes genres of classical, choral, jazz, and more.
People touched by suicide, mental health professionals, community figures, politicians, and ordinary Canadians stand up on this day to speak about mental health and suicide in hopes of reducing stigma and providing support.
Imagine a day when the barricades erected around the subjects of suicide and mental illness start to come down.
Imagine a day when hundreds of Canada’s finest musicians across the country join together to offer music of healing and hope to those in jeopardy, and to those left behind.
Imagine a day when even one life might be saved as a result.
Imagine you, joining with us, to let everyone know their lives truly matter.
Tickets: All concerts are free to attend. However, to ensure your place at the concert, we encourage you to reserve a free ticket in advance.
Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP is excited to present Comedy for a Cause in support of Foundry Kelowna at Dakoda’s Comedy Lounge on Saturday, August 31st. This fun-filled night of laughs will feature several of the Okanagan’s top comics and will be hosted by Caleb Campbell! Andrew has appeared on Just For Laughs Northwest and has toured across Western Canada.
With the generous support of Doak Shirreff, 100% of ticket sales will go towards youth mental health programs and services in our community.
Foundry Kelowna is an integrated youth and family clinic that unites partner organizations to provide coordinated services addressing the primary care, mental health, substance use, counseling and social service needs of youth aged 12 – 24 and their families. Foundry Kelowna supports young peoples’ wellbeing by intervening early so youth can find the help they need, when they need it. The Canadian Mental Health Association, Kelowna and District Branch is the lead agency and operator of Foundry Kelowna. (For more information www.foundrybc.ca/kelowna)