DKE and Philanthropy

Because volunteering feels good!

If you have a suggestion for a local philanthropy on campus or in the Edmonton area, please contact our philanthropy chairman, Jesse Fontaine 

 You can reach Jesse by
ph 780-676-6775 or [email protected]
The Dekes actively support
several local charities and community causes

Community volunteering is actually a requirement for membership
with DKE at the University of Alberta. 

The Grinder Cup Amateur Hockey Tournament, the Campus Food Bank, the Cross Cancer Institute, Habitat for Humanity,
the MS Bike Tour and MS Society, the All Saints' Breakfast for the Homeless, the Boys and Girls Club of Edmonton,
Parkinson Alberta, the U of A Scholarship for Leadership:
These are some of the causes that DKE supports with front-line volunteering, fundraising, and project management.

Grinder Cup Charity Hockey Tournament

Serving Breakfast for the Homeless,
Downtown Edmonton

Greek Food Drive for the Campus Food Bank

Parkinson's Run/Walk Fundraiser at Rundle Park

MS Bike Tour Charity Fundraiser

Below: photos from Habitat, Campus Food Bank, Days for the Homeless, Cross Cancer,
All Saints Pancake Breakfast for the Homeless, Alberta Cancer Foundation,
and other philanthropies that DKE members support
through project management and front-line volunteering

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If you are on mobile, definitely visit the desktop version of our website to see our philanthropy photo galleries!
"Become friends with people who aren't your age.
Hang out with people whose first language isn't the same as yours.
Get to know someone who doesn't come from your social class.
This is how you see the world. This is how you grow."