HAPPY PRIDE, CALGARY! We have so many great ways for you to celebrate and give back this week. Check them all out and have a fabulous Pride Week!
Did you miss out on Pride Boxes? Never fear – you can still snag one!
Our delivery volunteers have worked hard to get over 200 boxes out the door, so we’re going to give them a break. We have a few boxes left for sale – you’ll just need to swing by our office to pick it up! To buy a box and learn more, click here.
Proceeds support all of the Centre for Sexuality’s 2S/LGBTQ+ programs, including Camp fYrefly, GSA Network, Where the Rivers Meet, 2S/LGBTQ+ Natural Supports and Counselling, and more.And don’t forget to use the hashtag #prideboxyyc and tag Centre for Sexuality on social media for a chance to win a prize!
Pride Brunch Sales Close Soon!
Join us for everyone’s favourite Pride brunch tradition – from home OR in person!
Choose your Pride Brunch package and support Camp fYrefly and 2S/LGBTQ+ youth with whatever option you choose. Enjoy incredible drag performances by Felicia Bonee, hear heartwarming camp stories from youth, and much more. Tickets are available here until Thursday, September 2.
We are excited to announce that we are running a 50/50 in support of Camp fYrefly! Sales end Friday, so get your tickets soon for a chance to win! You don’t have to attend Pride Brunch to participate – anyone who’s an Alberta resident and over 18 can participate. Get your tickets here.
Show These Folks Some Love!
There are so many fantastic businesses in Calgary who are celebrating Pride by supporting Centre for Sexuality’s 2S/LGBTQ+ programs. Here are just a few you might want to check out. Don’t forget to show them some love this week!
ATB/Monogram/Local Laundry: Local Laundry is releasing their limited edition Local Laundry x #ATBPride crewneck sweatshirt. This gorgeous natural bamboo crew sell for $100, and $50 of each purchase will be donated to Centre for Sexuality! Get them here on starting September 3.
Then on Friday, September 3rd, be sure to grab your morning cup of joe at Monogram Coffee. For every drink purchased that day, ATB will donate $2 towards the Centre for Sexuality’s GSA programming. When you post a public photo of your drink on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #ATBPride, ATB will donate another $20.00!
Village Ice Cream: In honour of Pride Week, Village Ice Cream is bringing us a limited edition Grahamtellow Pride Sundae: vanilla bean ice cream topped with Nutella, graham crumbs, mini marshmallows, graham-infused whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles. For every sundae sold, Village will donated $1 to Centre for Sexuality’s 2S/LGBTQ+ programs.
Trolley 5: Trolley 5 is introducing The Inclusion Ale for Pride. This beer showcases a spunky tart mouthfeel followed by a sweet finish of orange peel & coriander. $1 from each pint sold during Pride will be donated to the Centre for Sexuality. Available Aug 27 – Sept 6.
Born Colorado Brewing: Born Colorado will be releasing their Pride Can editions of “Hi Cutie” this week! Proceeds from their Pride stickers, portion of can sales, and $5 from their new Pride shirts will all be donated to Camp fYrefly.
Establishment Brewing: 100% of sales from pours of their Pride Charity Tap, Afternoon Delight, will be redirected to the Centre for Sexuality until Sunday, September 5th.⠀