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Strength in Art

Join us at Vecova’s 2019 Strength in Art Show & Workshop!

When: Friday, June 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Vecova’s Atrium (3304 33 St, Calgary, AB)
Admission: Free

This free event will celebrate our community and the incredible talent of persons of all abilities. In partnership with Humainologie and Empathy Week 2019, Vecova will be hosting this event where artists of all abilities will display and sell their artwork to the public, and speak with attendees about their creative process and inspiration.

This event will feature artists from Vecova, and any funds raised by the sale of the artwork will be kept directly by the artists.

Strength in Art: Painting Workshop

During the event, a free painting workshop will be presented by one of our featured artists. To participate in the workshop, you must register in advance online:

Workshop Registration

Space in the workshop is limited to 30 participants.


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Strength in Abilities Run

Vecova’s 4th Annual Strength in Abilities Run is returning in 2019!

When: Sunday, June 23, 2019 – Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.
Where: 3101 Bow River Pathway – Edworthy Park

Mark your calendars! Vecova’s 4th Annual Strength in Abilities Run is returning in 2019 on Sunday, June 23. We are excited to invite you to run, walk or roll in support of Vecova’s programs and services for persons with disabilities during our 50th Anniversary year!

This event is open to persons of all abilities and will take place on the accessible Bow River Pathway.

Register now for our 2k, 5k, or 10k races!

Register here

Thank you to all of the participants and volunteers who joined us for our successful 3rd Annual Strength in Abilities Run last year, in June 2018. Read about last year’s event here.

We hope to see you again this year!


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Paint in the Park – Canmore

Vecova is teaming up with the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre’s Art in the Park market to host a series of Paint in the Park sessions in support of persons with disabilities! On Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28, join as at the North West Mounted Police Barracks for a series of facilitated paint sessions by local artists and Vecova clients. After your session, browse through the Art in the Park market to view art and goods from local artists!

Each session will be facilitated by an artist, who will guide participants through the process of painting the art prompt. The painting sessions are open for people of all abilities and skill level. Materials will be provided for participants, and volunteers will be available for assistance during the session. Space is limited in each session to 30 people so be sure to register early!

Painting Sessions

Saturday, July 27:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 28:

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.


  • Adult: $15.00
  • Child/Senior: $5.00
  • Family: $30.00

Register here

Please register in advance to participate in the painting sessions. Contact for any questions or concerns.

We can’t wait to see what you create!


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Donate to Vecova

Donate to Vecova

For 50 years Vecova has provided services that enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities.

We offer a variety of options to match your individual giving goals.
Explore the many ways you can help us enhance the lives of persons with disabilities, and enrich our community.

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Click here for more information about our programs and services.

Our Commitment to You

We value you, our donors, and respect your privacy. When you become a financial supporter of Vecova you entrust us with your personal information.

This information will only be used to establish your identity in order to send out a tax-deductible receipt for your donation of $20 or more and to include your name on our mailing list. Your information will not be sold or shared with anyone.

If you have any questions or concerns please call the Development Manager at (403) 284-1121 or email

Vecova adheres to the Donor Bill of Rights, as developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Vecova is a registered non-profit Society and is pleased to provide a Canadian tax-deductible receipt for donations of $20.00 or more.

Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research

Registered Charitable Number:  119286912RR0001


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