Every year the Canadian Mental Health Association – Winnipeg honours and celebrates the victories of people who live with the effects of mental illness. Heroes’ awards acknowledge the many contributions made by individuals, organizations and business to the advancement of mental health.
Telpay was proud to be a table sponsor of the 2014 Heroes of Mental Health Awards Luncheon to celebrate the new heroes of mental health in Winnipeg. In attendance from Team Telpay were Chris, Cheryl, Kristin, Sean, Brenda, Patrick, Angie and Lisa. This is always a special event. In 2011, Lisa Shaw of Telpay and her sister Lynda were honoured as family heroes. In 2013, Telpay was also honoured as a business hero.
“Congratulations to all nominees and winners. By sharing our stories, it makes us stronger, smashes stigma and offers hope to those still battling mental illness. It is possible and probable that with help that you can get better,” stated Lisa Shaw, Public Relations.