Our Impact

We are lucky to work with our wonderful community of clients and volunteers.  Together, we make changes.  

Read below for some of their stories!

Testimonials

First of all, I deeply appreciate CCECA for giving me this precious opportunity to participate in the Art Inspire workshops.

Since participating this lovely activity, I recognized that after my retirement long time ago, my "elderly life" could be full of fun and joy....

I have joined the Inspire Project workshop for six weeks with less than 20 hours, but my gains were fruitful :

1. I gained friendship and met a dozen of new friends from different ethnic groups.

2. I am 77 years old and have never been to kindergarten. When I...

Mrs. W is over 90 years old. Although she lives with her son, she does not receive any support from him in any way. Her son does not speak to her. She has to do all her house chores and cooking on her own. By words of mouth, she learned about our...

I have immigrated to Canada for almost 40 years. Since I was a child I have learned from my family about helping others by doing volunteer work. In the past, I occasionally volunteered in the Caucasian community by engaging in activities such as...

I have been working for CCECA as a volunteer for 16 years. Every week for two days I work as a receptionist at the Way-In Department, and for three days I provide services to the senior by accompanying them to hospitals, medical laboratories, or medical specialist offices for...

I knew about the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens' Association when I was still a student. Twenty years ago, I started joining CCECA as a volunteer, believing that helping others would be a...