Giving Back

Whether it’s your time, energy, compassion, kindness or financial, are you giving back in some way?

Personally, there are three causes near and dear to my heart, that as well as contributing financially to on a regular bassis, myself and in some cases our family give back of our hearts, time and support.  Please feel free to donate to any of these incredible charitable organizations, learn about them, share  their message.  As these are registered charities you do receive a tax deductible receipt for donations.

Due to the generosity of friends, family and strangers across the world, SimpLee Serene to date has raised over $16,000:

2009 – $500 Invermere Companion Animal Network
2009 – $1,300 Windermere Fire & Rescue Truck
2010 – $3,800 Distress Centre – Lee’s Birthday Wish
2011 – $3,200 Distress Centre – Lee’s Birthday Wish
2011 – $4,100 Distress Centre – Going Blue 4 U
2012 – $4,900 various charities – for details visit A Quiet Strong Voice Book Sponsorship & Fundraising

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?”
~ Martin Luther King Jr ~

“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.”
~ Mother Teresa ~

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
~ Gandhi ~


The 24 hour Crisis Line through Distress Centre is one of the reasons I am here today!  In a moment of desperation and darkness, at a time when I thought I was completely alone thankfully I called 403.266.HELP (4357) which ultimately saved my life.

Learn how you can donate HERE to support this incredible organization that has been serving Calgary for 40 years.


My 11 year old daughter in particular, is a passionate supporter & regular helper, even giving up receiving birthday gifts to donate to ICAN.  As a family we volunteer, foster and help raise funds and awareness for this small & wonderful organization.

ICANs Mission is to advocate, educate, and provide for the health and well-being of companion animals in our community’

Learn how you can help HERE to support this loving, compassionate and humble organization.


Each year our family Adopts a Family for Christmas.  This is an opportunity to teach our daughters that there are many who are less fortunate, and an opportunity for us to give as a family.  In 2012, as a family we will be volunteering on a regular basis which we are all looking forward to.  The mission of Inn from the Cold is to provide emergency shelter, support and programs to homeless children, their families and others in need, with the goal of building healthy, stable families and ending homelessness.  There vision is A community where no family is homeless.

Learn about giving opportunities HERE and make a difference to a family in need.


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