Jessie’s House, a 35-bed shelter in Morinville serving Sturgeon County, St. Albert and the greater Edmonton area, received a $1.1 million grant Friday to assist more rural women and families fleeing violence to have a safe and supportive place to stay. […]
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 […]
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.
Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) Community Engagement Coordinator Teena Hughson made a presentation at the Feb. 5 Chamber meeting on the Foundation’s work and why everyone wants to hear about Jessie’s House. […]
Canadian Country Music Artist (CCMA) Award-winning artist Jason Benoit will headline a fundraiser for the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) at Lily Lake Resort Nov. 16. Tickets for the event are $100 per person and available from the Foundation Office.
The annual Bumper to Bumper Sho ‘n’ Shine partnership with Home Hardware and Tirecraft raised $4567.25 for the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) this past June. Staff gathered Thursday to present a cheque to JMMF Executive Director Janice Isberg and President Lynn Rosychuk. […]
North Parkland Power REA is hosting a Children’s 1-kilometre Fun Run in conjunction with the 7th Annual Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) Run on Sunday, June 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Morinville Fish & Game Association pond.
Morinville resident Lynne Rosychuk, the Board President and co-founder of the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation was named the L’Oréal Paris Canada 2019 National Honouree at the Women of Worth award program Mar. 8. […]