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The Kind Mind Festival: Celebrating Children and Youth Mental Health in Support of BC Children's Hospital Foundation

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The Kind Mind Festival at Tsawwassen Mills
The Kind Mind Festival aims to raise awareness for children and youth mental health while providing a platform for community engagement and support.

DELTA, British Columbia - EntSun -- The Kelty Foundation and Central Walk Tsawwassen Mills are proud to present The Kind Mind Festival, an event dedicated to celebrating children and youth mental health in support of The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre at BC Children's Hospital. The festival will take place at Tsawwassen Mills on the first three Saturdays of May 2024 featuring JUNO nominee artists and engaging community activities while raising awareness for mental health resources and initiatives.

The Main Event on May 18th will include a performance by two time JUNO Nominee Warren Dean Flandez, Top Line Vocal Collective, a Tsawwassen Mills Retailer Fashion Show and other Community Celebrations with Host DJ Rachel Rock N' Beau!

"I am proud that BC Children's and the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation stand together to help change how the world sees mental health, to get kids and their families access to the information they need and to work towards a future where no family loses their child to depression or other mental health conditions." - Malcolm Berry, President and CEO of BC Children's Hospital Foundation.

"We are so excited to continue our15+ year partnership with BC Children's Hospital Foundation by bringing this event to the community at Tsawwassen Mills Shopping Centre. We have outstanding artists lined up dedicated to celebrating kindness in our community. It's going to be a day to remember!" - Tegan Moss, President of The Kelty Foundation

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MAIN EVENT DETAILS: Sat May 18 from 1-5pm:

● 1pm Festival Kick Off with DJ Rock N' Beau!
● 1:20 Dance Performance
● 1:45 Choir Performance
● 2:00 FASHION SHOW featuring Kate Spade
● 2:45 DJ Rock N' Beau KIDS DANCE PARTY
● 3:30 Top Line Vocal Collective
● 4:00 Heads and Tails Game
● 4:10 Two Time Juno Nominee Warren Dean Flandez!

Mini Event Details:

● Sat May 4 - from 1-3pm: KINDMIND Family Bingo Game, Mother's Day Card Making Station, Building a Kindness Wall, Mental Health Resource Activations by BC Children's Hospital, Inquiry Adventures and The Kelty Foundation!

● Sat May 11 - from 1-3pm: Mother's Day Portrait Station, Mother's Day Card Making station, KINDMIND Family Bingo, The Kindness Wall, Mental Health Resource Activations and more. The Kind Mind Festival aims to raise awareness for children and youth mental health while providing a platform for community engagement and support. Together, let's create a world where mental health is a priority for everyone.

For more information about The Kind Mind Festival, please visit
https://www.thekeltyfoundation.org/kindmind

About The Kelty Foundation:

The Kelty Foundation, named after Kelty Patrick Dennehy, was founded by Kerry and Ginny Dennehy after the loss of their son to depression and later his sister Riley. The foundation's mission is to fund organizations dedicated to reaching and supporting youth when they need it most. Over the past 15 years, the foundation has raised close to 8 million dollars and achieved significant milestones in mental health support including funding the creation of the Kelty Mental Health Resource Center at BC Children's Hospital among other significant accomplishments. Past partnerships include VGH, Lions Gate Hospital, BC Crisis Center, Jack.Org, and Whistler Community Services Society.

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About BC Children's Hospital Foundation:

BC Children's Hospital is the only hospital in the province devoted exclusively to the care of children and youth. It's one of the few pediatric medical and teaching facilities in Canada with an acute care centre, research institute, mental health facility and rehabilitation centre all in one place. BC Children's provides specialized care, innovative therapies and pediatric expertise for BC's kids, including the sickest and most seriously injured. BC Children's Hospital Foundation raises funds to provide kids with excellence in health care by continuously driving advancements provincially and globally. The generosity of donors fuels our ability to conquer childhood diseases, prevent illness and injury, and prioritize the unique needs of kids in every aspect of their care. Follow us at @bcchf or visit bcchf.ca for more information.

About Tsawwassen Mills:

From family friendly events, to music, culture, art, architecture, fashion, food and entertainment, we're bigger than just a shopping destination...we're bringing community together for an unrivaled shopping experience. Find endless inspiration within our exceptional mix of premium fashion brands, factory outlets and first-to-market retailers. With spacious aisles, convenient free parking and an array of culinary delights in our vibrant 20,000 square foot food court, it's never been easier to find everything you need to enjoy the moment and express your personal style.

Media Contact
Trisha De Luca
trisha@thekeltyfoundation.org


Source: The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation
Filed Under: Event, Music, Family, Arts, Lifestyle

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