Tickets selling fast for Drag Queen Karaoke Night!

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Our friends at Torque Brewing Co. are hosting a fundraiser for us! What a grand gesture!

Join us on Friday, May 10, at 7pm for a TGIF to get your weekend started off right! The Sunshine Bunch will be in attendance and Lady Quinzarr (accomplished musician in her own right) will host. $20 gets you in the door, a complimentary pint of a the special Foundation brew for the occasion, appetizers and a silent auction! All this plus the dazzling entertainment we’ve come to expect from the Sunshine Bunch.

It all happens at Torque Brewing Co.’s taproom, 330-830 King Edward St.

Tickets are on sale now and selling fast — don’t delay, head over to Eventbrite to get yours!

ABOUT THE FOUNDATION BREW:

Every year, Torque selects an organization to be the beneficiary of the sales of their Foundation American Pale Ale, and this year, Sunshine House is the recipient! $4 from every 12-pack of this beer will go to fund our programs.

2018 Annual General Meeting

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You’re invited to Sunshine House’s 2017-18 Annual General meeting!

  • Doors open at 5:30pm
  • Meeting will start at 6:00pm
  • A light supper will be served
  • All are welcome/come as you are!

Accessibility: Wheelchair access through rear door only. There is no washroom on the main floor — there are facilities up a long flight of stairs and down a shorter flight of stairs.

Managed Alcohol Programs Report is here!

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Following a months-long community consultation process, Sunshine House is pleased to release the Managed Alcohol Programs in Manitoba Feasibility Report.

Managed Alcohol Programs seek to improve the health, wellness and safety of people who use alcohol chronically, are experiencing homelessness, and who often use non-beverage alcohol. MAPs provide access to safer, beverage alcohol to minimize the varied potential harms associated with chronic alcohol use.

The report — authored by Margaret Bryans (RN BN) presents the findings gathered from from Peers, community members, public health workers and researchers. The report also provides context from the history of MAPs in other parts of Canada, and emphasizes the importance of using an Indigenous lens to address harms associated with substance use, using a decolonized Trauma-Informed approach.

The report also provides recommendations for immediate, short- and long-term steps to be taken toward establishing a MAP in Manitoba, as well as clinical and staffing recommendations within varying funding parameters.

We invite you to download the report at the link below:

2018 Managed Alcohol Programs in Manitoba Feasibility Report