The holidays are a time for giving, spreading cheer and sharing our Stampede spirit with the community! When West Jet reached out to the Calgary Stampede to participate in their coast-to-coast 12,000 mini miracles in 24 hours quest, we leapt at the chance to help make Christmas just a little more merry for some Calgary seniors.
On Wednesday, December 9, more than 70 Stampede volunteers and employees donned cowboy hats, blue Santa hats (courtesy of WestJet) and cowboy boots to bake, package and hand-deliver 2,500 cookies on the Stampede Trolleys to nine local retirement care facilities participating in the Happy Trail program.
#StampedeChristmas might be a big hit locally, but #MiniMiracleDay and #WestJetChristmas is trending all across London, England; New York City; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Las Vegas and Hawaii!
— Stampede Q and P’s (@StampedeQandP) December 9, 2015
We spent the morning singing carols, listening to stories about Christmas past and making new memories all across the city…our miracle was 80 km long!
This was a wonderful opportunity for Stampede volunteers and employees to embody WestJet’s belief that a simple act of kindness is what miracles are all about.