YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Helping Everyone Reach Out to Support
HERO’S Alliance believes that everyone can reach their full potential by enhancing the overall health, wellness and acceptance of people living in the Lac du Bonnet area.
Working with the community of Lac du Bonnet, HERO’S Alliance will work towards:
Connecting people to existing resources and services provided in Lac du Bonnet.
Identifying and addressing community needs within an interagency approach that is community-driven, information-based and action-oriented.
Collectively advocating for additional support services to better meet our community’s needs.
Developing new health and wellness programs and services for Lac du Bonnet.
Partnering with existing agencies to ensure sustainable operations of newly developed health and wellness programs and services in our community.
Networking and combining resources to achieve our goals and to strengthen our collective community.
COMMUNITY WELL BEING
Lac du Bonnet is a strong community.
At HERO’S Alliance, we want to help our community achieve the greatest health possible by:
Encouraging active living and accessing the many resources available in our region.
Supporting people in learning, growing, and developing skills.
Providing tools and resources to enhance wellness and help people achieve their goals.
Food security exists when all people have sufficient access to safe and nutritious food.
COVID-19 and economic changes have had a significant impact on Food Security for many people in our community. HERO’S Alliance partners with community to offer support, programming, and projects to increase opportunity to access affordable and nutritious food.
Food Security Resources in LdB
At HERO’S Alliance, we want to help our community achieve food security for all. Please have a look at the resources available to you in the Community Food Resources link below.
Mrs. Lucci’s Family Resource Centre in Lac du Bonnet can provide help if you are not able to buy the food that you need. 76 3rd Street, Lac du Bonnet. Call Torrie at 204-345-9901.
Lunch Is On Us is a twice weekly hot soup available for free!
Congregate Meal Programs are a hot lunch program for seniors and persons living with a disability. Lac du Bonnet offers Let’s Do Lunch at Park Manor, Wednesdays and Fridays. Contact Dianne at 204-345-2228Pinawa offers Shirley’s Kitchen at Vanier Centre, Mondays and Wednesdays. Contact Shirley at: 204-753-2087
Meal and Ingredient Bags: Stuck on Meal Ideas? Call Kristen Ticknor at 204-345-1230 for a nutritious, pre-portioned package of ingredients for a great meal! The food bank also offers the meal bags. They change all the time.
Lac du Bonnet Food Security Network works together for solutions for food insecurity in the region. If you’d like to learn more call 204-345-1230.
More Food Security Resources
Food Secure Canada is working to advance food security and food sovereignty through three goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.
Community Food Centres Canada: Supporting organizations working for food security and overall health.
Getty Stewart is a Home Economist in Manitoba who teaches about cooking, and raises awareness about food security, food waste and food prices. check out this excellent site.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
The Health and Wellness of a community starts with the physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and intellectual wellness of every person in the community.
At HERO’S Alliance, we provide support to:
Counselling in Lac du Bonnet which provides a qualified counsellor to work with individuals, couples and families. Contact Torrie at Mrs. Lucci’s 204-345-9901
Lac du Bonnet Youth Mentorship provides children and youth from ages 7 to 18 with the friendship and support of an adult mentor. Contact Ryna at 205-997-2054 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
Developing mental health resources and ensuring current resources are accessible to people in Lac du Bonnet.
Enhancing group education programs available in the community.
Links from this site to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement by HERO’S Alliance of the parties or their products and services. You are encouraged to research the training and qualifications of service providers and the programs they provide.
Community Non-Profit Organizations
Survivor’s Hope: providing emotional support, information on options, referrals, and support services for those affected by sexual assault of any sex, gender, or background – Visit Survivor’s Hope Online
Mrs. Lucci’s Family Resource Centre offers a Resource Centre, a second hand clothing store, large multipurpose room.
Lucci’s Too is a second hand store for household items located on 4th Street.
Wholehearted Sage – “Awaken to the wholehearted wisdom within” contact Jodi Griffith, Ayurvedic Health Counsellor, 1 204-712-6954 email@example.com
Healing Our Roots – 101 Private Mental Health Counseling Services, 204-340-1655, the firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind Up promotes positive mental health and well-being – Visit Mind Up Online
Educalme provides tools and strategies to manage emotions and behaviours – Visit Educalme Online
Poke around and discover content, resources, and stories to provide you with tools, resources, and information for a healthy lifestyle.
FUNDERS AND PARTNERS
HERO’S Alliance is grateful for donations and funding from individuals and organizations. Our Funders include: The Lac du Bonnet & District Charitable Foundation, The Thomas Sill Foundation, Lac du Bonnet Ice Fishing Derby, Andrew Dunn Foundation, Mrs. Lucci’s Family Resource Centre, Community Foundations of Canada including the Community Emergency Support Fund and the Healthy Communities Initiative Fund, and Shepherd’s Heart Fund.
The Town of Lac du Bonnet, Mrs. Lucci’s Family Resource Centre, Community Futures Winnipeg River, Lac du Bonnet & Area Food Bank, Interlake Eastern Regional Health Authority, Centennial Elementary School, Lac du Bonnet Senior School, Lac du Bonnet Youth Recreation Centre, Lac du Bonnet Arena, Two Rivers Services to Seniors, Abundant Life Chapel, Lac du Bonnet Lions Club, St. John’s Arts and Cultural Centre, Closer Connections Counselling.
MAKE A DONATION
Donations not requiring a tax receipt can be made to HERO’S Alliance and mailed to Box 1453, Lac du Bonnet, MB, R0E 1A0
If you require a tax receipt, donations to HERO’S may be made by cash, cheque, money order, debit and e-transfer.
All payments may be made in person at the Town Office on 84 Second St., Lac du Bonnet.
For e-transfers, please email or call for details.