The Mary A. Tidlund Foundation
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Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation Executive Director Opportunity

The Executive Director will represent the Foundation and act as principal liaison, in conjunction with the Board Chair, with various constituencies including agencies, NGO’s, donors, sponsors, volunteers, and governments. more
Jo-Anne Ryan - Fall 2012

Private Giving Foundation Newsletter

A Creative Collaboration Kick Starts the DC Anderson Foundation.
David Anderson’s successful executive career in the mining industry has taken him on assignments throughout the world and has required that he spend a significant amount of time in developing countries. more
Susan McClelland - December 2010

Mary Tidlund: A Living Bridge

When the oil company Mary Tidlund founded went bankrupt as a result of the oil bust of 1995, the Calgary native went through one of the darkest periods of her life. Tidlund, after all, had been on a roll. more
Linda Olsen, Calgary Herald - May 4, 2010, Calgary, Alberta

Calgarian's 'amazing' charity spreads smiles - Woman of Vision

She's got a smile that can light up a room. It's a well used cliche, but in Mary Tidlund's case, it's pretty darn accurate. Tidlund flashes her incredibly warm and bright smile easily and often, as she sits with one leg tucked underneath her on the couch of her Canmore home. When asked how she stays inspired every day to carry out the work of the Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation, which she started in 1998, her face lights up. more
Jennifer Groundwater - December 2009 / January 2010 Issue of Synchronicity Magazine

Connecting with Compassion

The 13th of October 1995, was a life changing day for Mary Tidlund. She and her three business partners sat in a room in Estevan, Saskatchewan, and listened as a room full of their creditors voted their oil, gas exploration and service company into bankruptcy. Over the past seven years, Mary had more
Ted Lefebvre - November / December 2008

Beyond Borders

A team of eight Canadians will be working with children of the Pece Community Nursery School in Gulu, Uganda. The area is recovering from the effects of 20 years of war. Most children at the nursery school come from families who have been displaced by the war and were forced to move to Gulu Town. more

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