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June 2020
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Making it on her own

“You usually start from square one. I started from a minus,” says Amy, a Blackfoot Siksika woman. The legacy of intergeneration trauma that her family faced in the residential school system impacted her own experiences and as a result, she didn’t finish high school.
Amy went from not struggling with money, to creating a savings habit. 
Amy's story about following her heart to financial wellness

You asked, Jeff answers

At Momentum's AGM on May 13th, Executive Director Jeff Loomis answered your questions, quickfire style. We didn't manage to get through all of them, so here are the remaining answers you've been looking for.

Shop and support local: in one transaction

We can all choose to shop locally whenever possible. Learn about the Be Local YYC Store, where you can support local businesses who care about community, in one easy transaction. Get everything from a make your own candle kit, to local cider, to vegan Caesar dressing. 


Share your ideas for Momentum’s Future

We are calling on our community to help us as we update our strategy in view of the COVID-19 crisis. Please share your ideas for Momentum’s future in this short survey, available until June 11th.


In the community

Didn't get a camping spot? Go glamping in your backyard instead

Momentum graduate Lavish Canvas chats with CBC about her social distancing friendly option for camping.

The Alex Community Food - Mobile Grocery Store

Fresh Routes Mobile Grocery Store will be at The Alex offering discounted fresh food baskets, while maintaining safe distancing.

Free Be Local Network Membership for a limited time!

Are you a business that cares about community? Join the Be Local network. Membership is free until July 31st.
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