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Purpose Through Community

Posted on October 1, 2019

Thanks to you, Gary found his purpose through FortWhyte Alive.

As you know, those who connect with nature are the ones able to create change.

Because of you, our volunteers have a place to find purpose and build towards a better future.


“It’s important to have a purpose after retirement. Meeting new people, learning new things, and giving back has all been so rewarding.”

- Gary Franzman, Volunteer


Volunteering is just the beginning. Like many connected to the FortWhyte community, Gary discovered an unknown passion of his just by spending time in nature. It allowed him to quickly build connections with others to further create change in the community. And he wouldn’t have been able to do it without your investment in FortWhyte.

Because of you, our volunteers are able to connect to other like-minded people to contribute to a greater cause.

We wouldn’t be able to support our volunteers without your passion for the environment. Together, we can continue to connect humans with nature to work towards a sustainable future.

We’re inspired by you! Your passion and participation prove that every one of us can make a difference as we work towards a more sustainable future. Together, we can continue on a path to change by connecting humans with nature!

Check out more stories of change in our 2018 Impact Report.