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Menstrual Hygiene Day: Menstruation Matters


Join The Red Elephant in celebrating Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28! We invite you to attend a FREE screening of Menstrual Man followed by a panel discussion with local experts who will talk about menstrual hygiene management and what we can do to ensure every woman and girl can manage her menstruation in a hygienic way – wherever she is – in privacy, safety and with dignity.

Register now to attend the FREE movie screening and panel discussion

Menstrual Man tells the remarkable story about a school dropout turned visionary who revolutionized menstrual hygiene management in India. Menstrual Man tells the inspiring story of an unlikely hero who stood up for India’s ignored. A critical and audience favourite, the film underscores the importance of empowering women to combat poverty, and the power in every individual to make a difference.

Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual event, first celebrated in 2014, which raises awareness of the challenges women and girls worldwide face due to their menstruation, and highlights solutions that address these challenges.

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Just a Little Night Market

The Red Elephant is excited to announce that we will be a vendor at the newest market in town: Just a Little Night Market!

This indoor market, held at the fascinating Alberta Aviation Museum, will be a perfect destination on a hopefully warm summer evening.

Mark your calendars, because you won’t want to miss this:

Just a Little Night Market
June 9, 2017 from 3 to 11 p.m.
June 10, 2017 from 3 to 11 p.m.
Alberta Aviation Museum (11410 Kingsway Ave.)

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Etsy Made in Canada – Edmonton market

Although it’s a few months away, we just can’t wait any longer to share the news — The Red Elephant is excited to announce it will once again be participating in the Etsy Made in Canada market!

Mark your calendars, because you won’t want to miss this:

Etsy Made in Canada – Edmonton
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Avenue)

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The Red Elephant featured in #YEG Holiday Wish List

The Red Elephant is honoured to have been featured in Royal Rubber Stamp and Sign Co. Ltd’s #YEG Holiday Wish List.

Royal Rubber Stamp is a corporate partner of The Red Elephant, and graciously provided the labeling materials for all of our handmade bath and body products, which enabled us to revamp our product packaging in advance of the 2016 market season.

They’ve put together a great package of goods from local Edmonton businesses/charities, including some of our bath and body products, which they are giving away to one lucky winner; simply read the blog posted above, follow Royal Stamp and Sign on Twitter and tweet them the names of three local businesses featured in their list!

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The Red Elephant partners with Royal Rubber Stamp

royal_stamp_logoThe Red Elephant is pleased to announce its first corporate partner: Royal Rubber Stamp and Sign Co. Ltd.

No matter where you’ve been in the City of Edmonton, you’ve no doubt seen a sign designed, created and/or installed by Royal Rubber Stamp. The business, which has been operating in Edmonton since 1957, prides itself on helping Edmonton-based organizations stand out in the marketplace with creative, high-quality, custom signage.

Royal Rubber Stamp graciously provided the labeling materials for all of our handmade bath and body products, which enabled us to revamp our product packaging in advance of the 2016 market season.

Our new packaging will debut at Night Market Edmonton on May 27. We hope to see you at Beaver Hills House Park at the corner of Jasper Avenue and 105 Street between 7 and 11 p.m.!

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Join our team; volunteer with The Red Elephant!

The Red Elephant is always looking for volunteers to join its team! While experience is an asset, it is not essential – our team has a range of experience and is happy to mentor committed volunteers.

Below is a list of the volunteer positions we are looking to fill.

  • Partnerships Coordinator
  • Fundraising: Events Coordinator
  • Fundraising: Product Sales/Marketing Coordinator
  • General member

Learn more about these exciting opportunities and learn how to apply!

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Shop The Red Elephant this holiday season

It’s that time of year to make your list and check it twice! The Red Elephant loves the holidays and would be delighted to help you share the love to those on your “nice” list.

Our bath and body products are a welcome addition to anyone’s winter arsenal — from buttery soft lip balms to soothe chapped lips to decadent lotion bars to soothe dry skin, we’ve got you covered for the cold, dry months! In addition to lotion bars and lip balms, we also offer bath salts, bath bombs and soap.

Our products work wonders for ones skin and relaxation, and all profits benefit The Red Elephant projects. What’s not to love about that?

View The Red Elephant’s 2015 Christmas catalogue

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