OOOOH so close


Thank you to all stakeholders for your patience we will announce our new home by October 2015 just in time for Christmas! Being in the right place at the right time has taken the Jerry Forbes Centre project on a long journey toward success. The idea of a “home for toys” launched May 1, 2008 became a bigger vision of … Read More

Centre Spoke – Catch the Spirit


Update from on the ground! The Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to all of our supporters, tenant applicants and volunteers. Together our dream of a collaborative home for charities and non-profits in Edmonton is becoming a reality. With your support we have made great progress toward our goal.  We are excited to be moving forward with … Read More

Jerry Forbes Centre coming soon…


2014 successes and new direction in 2015 to purchase existing facility keeps our costs in-line! Public announcement likely summer 2015. We welcome tenant applicants to submit an Expression of Interest at

Tenancy Update e-News

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Yes, the Jerry Forbes Centre has forward momentum!  The Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit will provide a non-profit facility where partnering charitable organizations in Edmonton can share space and services in a quality, stable and affordable home. The Centre design includes a 3-storey 40 000 square foot office building with shared meeting spaces, a large volunteer workroom, a fully-wired classroom with … Read More

Tipping Point for JFC

JerryForbesBuild the Spirit, Fundraising, News

Feb 2014; Jerry Forbes Centre is excited by the community support gained this past year.  Our momentum is building…and soon so will our facility!  We have great success with leading corporate, private and community support in addition to the City of Edmonton and Province of Alberta.   Would you or your business like to invest with impact?  More than 20 … Read More

Allenby Chapter #38 OES supports Edmonton

JerryForbesBuild the Spirit, Catch the Spirit, News, Non-Profit

Thank you so much to Allenby Chapter #38, Order of the Eastern Star for their donation to the Jerry Forbes Centre, E4C, Ronald McDonald House and CHED Santas Anonymous in Nov. 2013.  What a wonderful and welcoming group of community minded people giving so much to support Edmonton! Pictured here is a representative from all four charities with worthy matron Ruth … Read More

Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation in the Community

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Debbie Walker, JFCF Project Director, was invited to speak to members of UCT Edmonton South 1017 at their meeting on Monday, May 13, 2013. One of the most rewarding aspects of working with the Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation is the opportunity to introduce the project to the community and to be reminded firsthand how great it is to be involved … Read More