Meet some of our heroes
What does it
mean to serve your country?
Does it mean joining the military and fighting in a war? Protecting
people at home from lawlessness and natural disasters? Pledging
allegiance to the flag?
Yes, but more than that, serving is about giving yourself to others
and contributing to a greater cause.
Veterans are members of the armed forces who participated in an
armed conflict. Whether they were soldiers like
or officers such as
Dorothy Chartrand, each made a difference.
these and other heroes.
sacrificed their freedom – and their youth - so we could have ours.
Canada takes care of its veterans by assisting with their health,
education and housing. And Canadians show them the respect they
deserve through Remembrance Day activities. But is that enough?
CapitalCare is the country’s largest public long-term care provider.
We fundraise to give veterans living in our centres comfort in their
old age, and to thank them for the freedom they gave us. That’s how
we serve those who served.
Run for the Brave
is your opportunity to serve those who served.
It’s a morning of fun and fitness for the whole family. Best of all,
you get the satisfaction of knowing you made a difference in the
lives of those who gave us so much.
Register through the
To volunteer or donate, call 780.448.2413 or
All funds raised go to improving the lives of veterans living in
Edmonton area CapitalCare facilities.
Do you have a hero of your own? Share your story with us. Email