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…It took me over a year and a half to become comfortable enough to talk about my struggles with depression, without worrying that it might impact others’ perceptions of me. No matter how confident I felt in myself, there remained a nagging voice that told me it was easier to keep this piece of me to myself—until now. Samantha Peck | Founder, Drop the Mask YYC
On May 28, 2022, Drop the Mask YYC will be hosting a fundraising gala in support of mental health awareness, with proceeds going to the Canadian Mental Health Association – Calgary Region. The event has been named as an homage to the safe lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, as well as encouraging attendees and donors to drop the metaphorical “masks” we wear when it comes to our mental health. Drop the Mask YYC aims to take what is typically a solemn topic and create a fun atmosphere where the topic of mental health becomes approachable and easier to talk about.
When: May 28, 2022, 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Where: The Grand, 608 1 Street SW
Dress Code: Formal attire
This prohibition era gala will be held at the Grand Theatre in Downtown Calgary.
Some highlights of the event include:
• Burlesque performers
• Dueling pianos
• VIP lounge
• Lounge trio
• Feature cocktail bar
• 50/50 raffle Early bird tickets are on sale now through April 30, with tax receipts provided by CMHA Calgary. We also encourage you to follow @dropthemaskyyc on Instagram to support and get event updates!Buy Tickets