Start your week off right with some great positive news stories! Check out a revolutionary leg prothesis, foodies making the world better, and a way to make a difference by cleaning out your closet!
Revolutionary leg prosthesis enables patient to feel again! For the first time in history, an Austrian team of researchers lead by Dr. Hubert Egger at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences has successfully fitted a human being with a leg prosthesis that sends feelings to its wearer. This new prosthesis has also been shown to increase safety and to reduce feelings of phantom pains. Learn More Here
What if you could choose a menu option that made a difference? Every day, eight million Canadians dine out, while almost one million are food insecure. MealShare’s unique solution is to provide one meal to someone in need for every meal you eat at one of their affiliated restaurants. Meals go to shelters, food banks and primary schools in your home city as well as to impoverished countries internationally through Save the Children Canada. Learn More Here
Clean out your closet and make a difference. The Cinderella project aims to provide donated graduation dresses to those who would otherwise be unable to afford them. The Cinderella Gown Project began in Calgary in 2005 as a small project by several Sir Winston Churchill High School staff & Fashion students. Learn More Here
Upcoming Calgary Events & Opportunities
For those of you participating in the Passport Book challenge here’s some great upcoming events or opportunities!
Hear amazing ideas and great solutions by attending TEDxYYC! The event is almost sold out so act fast!