News & Events

Celebrating 37 Years of Service: Reception & AGM April 30, 2015

Posted on: March 13th, 2015

Please join us for our Annual General Meeting featuring a special message from a former Sonshine Centre resident.  Thursday, April 30, 2015Reception 5:30 p.m.Meeting and Awards 6 p.m. River Park Church3818 – 14 A Street S.W. Please RSVP by April 21 to Nicole at 403-243-2002 or e-mail  

Sonshine Receives its First Donation through Agents of Change Partners

Posted on: July 10th, 2014

Sonshine Community Services’ Executive Director, Dr. Joy Johnson-Green, and her husband Cornell have led the way by being the first to sell a property through Agents of Change Partners and support Sonshine Children’s Centre. Joy has spent most of her career fighting for women and children caught in a cycle // Read More

2013 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund

Posted on: December 20th, 2013

Sonshine Community Services is blessed to once again be part of the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund. In addition to the fundraising effort, the Calgary Herald also took an in-depth, raw look at the experiences of Sonshine’s residents prior to and during their stay. Read full article

Sonshine Centre

Posted on: October 11th, 2012

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Calgary Herald Christmas Fund

Posted on: November 19th, 2010

Sonshine is thrilled to announce that it has been chosen as a 2010 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund recipient! We are so grateful for this amazing opportunity to raise awareness about Sonshine, domestic violence, as well as for the opportunity to raise much needed funds for our Children’s Program. Visit to learn // Read More

Thank You Cenovus Energy

Posted on: September 21st, 2010

Sonshine Community Services is delighted to accept a $10,000 donation from Cenovus Energy this month! This donation will be invested in providing safe housing, counseling, and other supportive services to women and children at the Sonshine Centre. Cenovus Energy is committed to addressing the needs in the communities where it operates. We are // Read More

Do You Google? Raise Funds for Sonshine While You Search. It’s Really That Simple!

Posted on: September 3rd, 2010

Now you can help raise funds for Sonshine just by doing something you probably already do everyday – search the web. Thanks to a company called Comtribute, Sonshine is introducing an online fundraising program that enables you to contribute to Sonshine every time you search the web. Every search you // Read More

Calgary Police releases 2009 crime stats

Posted on: August 24th, 2010

Calgary Police Service recently released its 2009 annual statistical report on person and property crime. It once again confirmed the pervasivness of domestic violence in our city. Pollice received 14,267 domestic violence related calls; up 3% from 2008 33% of all homicides were domestic related 40% of all assaults were domestic related 25% // Read More

Team Sonshine at the Calgary Marathon – Check!

Posted on: June 2nd, 2010

14 runners and walkers, including Sonshine’s Executive Director took part in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon events this past weekend in benefit of Sonshine. As part of the  marathon’s Group Charity Challenge, Team Sonshine raised over $6,400. This year marks the first time the Group Charity Challenge has been incorporated into the Calgary // Read More

Thank you Clearview Plumbing

Posted on: May 13th, 2010

Sonshine would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Clearview Plumbing for choosing Sonshine as their April “Charity of the Month.” Every month Clearview Plumbing donates $1,000 to a local charity as a way to give back to the communties where they do business. For more information about Clearview // Read More