"Laugh More, Give More" – Comedy for a Cause

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - WINNIPEG, Manitoba - May 02, 2016 - CarMa Events, a local charity based event planning company, will be holding its third annual comedy charity event, “Laugh More, Give More Resolutions Party.” The event will be held at the Qualico Family Centre in Assiniboine Park on Monday, May 9th, 2016 at 7:00 pm. All proceeds from the event will go towards two local women’s programs, The Bravestone Centre and the Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre (FGWRC).

The Bravestone Centre is a local non-profit charitable organization that provides women and their children affected by domestic violence with full-time counselling and support programs while living in the safety of our program. The FGWRC is a non-profit organization committed to creating a community where women and children are safe, healthy, valued and empowered. FGWRC offers free supportive counselling, information and referrals, workshops and outreach programs. CarMa events will be using proceeds from this event to support needed renovations and supplies for these counselling facilities.

“We are so honoured to be a part of this amazing event,” said Lori Rudniski, Executive Director of Bravestone Centre. “The remarkable work and passion that goes into this event by CarMa inspires all of us! As one of the chosen charities, the money raised goes directly to our Art Therapy program and enriched summer activities for the women and their children rebuilding their lives from the impact of domestic violence who call Bravestone home.”

“We are so thrilled and appreciative to have been chosen as a beneficiary of CarMa’s Annual Ladies Comedy Event this year!” said Colleen King, Public Education & Communications Coordinator of Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre. “The incredible generosity and hard work of Carmyn and Maya at CarMa Events is truly inspiring, and all of the proceeds raised for FGWRC will directly support the important free-of charge services we offer the Winnipeg community, which includes everything from domestic abuse counselling to emergency food programs for women and children.”

The cocktail style evening of comedy will showcase four female comedians Meghan Riley, Carole Cunningham, Lara Rae and Dana Smith.

Advanced tickets are available online at www.carmaevents.com for $75. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $85.

We have several individual and corporate sponsors for this event including 24-7 Intouch Inc., RBC Wealth Management, RBC Dominion Securities, Ardent Financial, Procast Technologies, Caspian Construction and Investing with Purpose. For more information on sponsoring this event, please call 204.894.4366.

About CarMa Events

CarMa Events is an event planning company that helps create unique fundraising parties for individuals, corporations, and as third party fundraisers for local Winnipeg charity organizations. Co-founded by Carmyn Aleshka and Maya Kotecha, CarMa’s Event’s mission is to help people pay it forward in a fun way. To learn more, please visit www.carmaevents.com.

About The Bravestone Centre

The Bravestone Centre is a non-profit charitable organization that provides women and their children affected by domestic violence with full-time counseling and support programs while living in the safety of our program. Women and children respectively attend regularly scheduled individual and group therapy and a variety of support programs. Women are assisted with advocacy and access to community resources. Families live on-site in Bravestone Centre furnished suites while attending the full-time residence program. The program premises are fully secured, confidential and camera monitored. The Bravestone Centre is nationally accredited through Imagine Canada. For more information, visit http://bravestonecentre.ca/.

About The Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre (FGWRC)

Fort Garry Women’s Resource Centre ( FGWRC)  is a non-profit organization committed to creating a community where women and children are safe, healthy, valued and empowered. The Centre is open to all women regardless of their cultural, racial, economic, social, religious and spiritual backgrounds. We are welcoming of individuals with differing experiences and those of differing abilities, ages and sizes. FGWRC offers free support and services including counselling, information and referrals, workshops, and outreach programs to women and children in Winnipeg and surrounding areas. For more information: (204) 477-1123 www.fgwrc (http://www.fgwrc.ca/).

Media Contact

Maya Kotecha
Co-founder, CarMa Events
mayarajani@hotmail.com
204.894.4366

Source : CarMa Events

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