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June Gem of the Month

We are thrilled to announce our June GEM OF THE MONTH is none other then Dave Sweet! This incredible man is a Gems for Gems Board of Directors Member, an Active-Duty Homicide Detective for the city of Calgary and also, the Co-Host of our public Zero to Hero Program! Dave…...

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Gems for Gems Zero to Hero – Global News Coverage

Oliva Stuck, Jordan Guildford and Dave Sweet join Global News Calgary to talk about an event designed for survivors of domestic abuse but can benefit everyone. See the original article here...

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Hollywood actress in Calgary for domestic abuse workshop

Alesia Fieldberg, CTV News Calgary Published Friday, May 17, 2019 4:24PM MDT Last Updated Friday, May 17, 2019 4:28PM MDT Disney star Olivia Stuck is using her personal experience to help empower women to avoid and escape domestic abuse in Calgary. The 20-year-old, whose credits include TV shows Kirby Buckets, Girl Meets World, and Good…...

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Jordan Guildford and Greensparrow Care

A beautiful write up on Jordan from Greensparrow care and Empower Us Gala! Check it out here: https://greensparrowcare.com/empower-us/team/jordan-guildford/...

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May Gem of the Month

Charla Gosselin met Jordan Guildford randomly at a networking event; coincidentally the first of its kind either woman had attended! After speaking to Jordan and learning about Gems for Gems, Charla immediately knew Gems was something she wanted to be a part of! The Gems for Gems mission and vision spoke to Charla’s heart instantly.…...

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Hot Heels Spring Fashion Show

Wed, Apr 24: Officials involved in the Hot Heels Spring Fashion Show join Global News Morning Calgary to discuss how the event will benefit Gems For Gems, a Calgary-based charity that’s on a mission to end the cycle of domestic abuse through empowering and educating survivors....

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Okotoks Musician Sending Message Of Self Love Through Music

For the full story: https://highriveronline.com/local/okotoks-musician-sending-message-of-self-love-through-music …Sheedy and her team crafted a video for a fundraising campaign for Gems for Gems, which will earn one dollar per share on social media toward the cause, and be matched up to $5000. “Each share of that video will represent one dollar donated to…...

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BEHIND THE MOVEMENT – GEMS FOR GEMS JEWELRY DRIVE

Gems for Gems began in 2015 as a Christmas Jewelry Drive in which the women of Calgary donate their gently used jewelry. It would then be cleaned, packaged and given as a Christmas gift to those who had experienced abused and were currently residing within Calgary shelters....

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BEHIND THE MOVEMENT – THE ZERO TO HERO SERIES

The premise of these events are to show survivors of abuse they can be their own ‘Hero’ through learning certain skills from ground ‘Zero’. Zero to Hero events are presented both in the public for all interested, and in shelters or other private venues for those in need....

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BEHIND THE MOVEMENT – THE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

In 2018 Gems for Gems will be partnering with colleges and other educational institutions across Canada in-order to provide nation wide trade scholarships, attainable in under 12 months, awarded to candidates from these shelters....

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April Gem of the Month

A is for April and A is for…Angela Jenkins-Schoenfeld our April Gem of the month!   Angela was already busy with a full-time career as a Sr. Account Manager at CBNCS and running a home based health & wellness business but something was missing. Angela had been looking for a…...

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Welcome Ambassadors!

Welcome to the members only section of Gems For Gems! Come back frequently to see all the changes, and specific news, events, literature and information you need to help spread the word....

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