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Jessie’s House to open in Morinville next week

After years of planning, The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) will open their emergency shelter, Jessie’s House, on May 19. The 9200 square foot, 35 room shelter was built in memory of Jessica Martel, a young Morinville mom who was killed in an act of domestic violence and is the first shelter built in Alberta in 22 years […]

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JMMF partnering for virtual run fundraiser

The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) is partnering with the Ignore no More movement to help keep the memory of Jessica Martel, a Morinville resident whose life was tragically cut short by family violence in 2009 and to raise funds for the shelter that carries her name.
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JMMF prepares a big announcement for its third annual Break Free Gala

The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF), a non-profit organization from Morinville that will be opening a women’s shelter in the area and who raises awareness on the realities of domestic violence, is hosting its third annual Break Free Gala, on Oct. 28. The event, which takes place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, will showcase a major announcement regarding JMMF’s forthcoming shelter. […]