“Every child deserves a hot meal on their plate & a gift to open up on Christmas Day” – Can Man Dan
Dan was voted Edmonton’s Best philanthropist in Vue Weekly‘s Best Of Edmonton 2018 series, and was also inducted into Avenue Magazine’s 2018 Top 40 Under 40 class.
Your issues, Dan's work
You can count on Dan to fight for you & bring your relevant issues to light.
Friend of the Community
Dan is constantly working with change and policy makers to ensure a brighter future.
The People's Champion
Dan has been a strong advocate for many causes including homelessness, poverty alleviation, protecting LGBTQ rights, defending domestic abuse victims, and discrimination.
Dan has raised millions in funds and resources for the people who need it most. Never afraid to roll up his sleeves, Dan selflessly works at a grassroots level to bring positive change.
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In Your Community
As one of Western Canada’s most noted social activists and philanthropists, Dan has spearheaded groundbreaking initiatives to raise millions for communities in need, vulnerable populations, and various charities across Alberta.
Uniting the People
Rallying the community to shed light on what matters most to Albertans.
Engaging the Next Generation
Working alongside students across Alberta to foster empathy, compassion, & leadership.
Appearing on media outlets across the country to discuss today's most relevant issues.
Helping Our Homeless
Since 2011, Can Man Dan has provided thousands of nutritious meals and care packages to the homeless community.
Connecting the Community
Raising food, funds, & resources with community partners.
Initiatives that Matter
Ensuring every child is valued and cared for throughout the year.
Working with charities and non-profits across the province to ensure everyone is adequately provided for.
Involving Decision Makers
Bringing issues forward to policy-makers and political figures to enable change.
Fighting Hate & Oppression
Promoting inclusivity among people from all walks of life.