Keeping Alberta Affordable: Eligible seniors and families with children under 18 can apply for $600 affordability payments. Learn more and apply now
Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people have had to cancel or postpone large gatherings, including birthday parties. Amanda Chubbs decided that birthdays should still be celebrated but from a distance. Amanda has been organizing 'birthday parties on wheels' in Fort McMurray.
Through a Facebook group, Amanda organizes fleets of drivers to drive by homes, delivering birthday wishes from a distance. Amanda and the birthday party volunteers have done birthday parties for community members celebrating their first birthday as well as a party for someone celebrating their 85th. Amanda’s commitment to bringing people together, even from a distance, helps build community resilience and reminds us to look for reasons to celebrate.
Nominate a volunteer
Honour the contributions of an amazing individual or group.
Alberta Northern Lights Volunteer Recognition Program
How to volunteer
For contact information, visit Volunteering during COVID-19.
Was this page helpful?
You will NOT receive a reply on your feedback. Do NOT include personal information. To get answers to questions, use Alberta Connects.
Your submissions are monitored by our web team and are used to help improve the experience on Alberta.ca.