We are proud to announce that Step Above Stigma has won the Elgon International Young Business Leader Excellence Award for Excellence in Social Entrepreneurship!
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This past June 30, 2023, Step Above Stigma's founder, Ampai Thammachack, was honoured as a recipient of this year's Diana Award. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and her belief that young people have the power to change the world, The Diana Award is the most prestigious accolade a young person aged 9-25 … Continue reading Ampai Thammachack & Step Above Stigma receive the 2023 Diana Award
In June 2023, Project Impacting Lives invited Step Above Stigma’s CEO and President, Ampai Thammachack and Hailey Rodgers to speak at their Made for Impact Mental Health & Wellness Workshop. https://www.instagram.com/p/CtwbzZ1uaVF/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA== This event included presentations from mental health experts, interactive discussions, breakout sessions, and free lunch & refreshments. Ampai and Hailey talked about the importance … Continue reading Step Above Stigma attends the Made for Impact Workshop with Project Impacting Lives
On May 7th, 2023, the Step Above Stigma team hosted its first Candid Conversations Coffee House downtown Toronto at the Cecil Community Centre. There's nothing more important to Step Above Stigma than creating a space where people can come together to share their stories around mental health. We believe that sharing these stories will help … Continue reading Storytelling brings mental health advocates together at SAS 2023 Candid Conversations Coffee House
Thank you to everyone who attended & supported our comedy night fundraiser at Yuk Yuks Toronto! Comedy is a great way to connect with people, and laughter is so good for your mental health. We are thrilled to announce that with your support we successfully raised $2500 which will all go towards advocating for youth … Continue reading $2500 raised for youth mental health at SAS Comedy Night Fundraiser at Yuk Yuk’s
Kicking off 2023, Step Above Stigma hosted our first Journal Jam Empowerment Lab at the Queen's University UNICEF Conference! In this session, we shared with attendees what makes journaling so powerful and how it can help your reach your goals. We then engaged in a rapid speed journaling session to show how it can truly … Continue reading SAS hosts a Journal Jam Empowerment Lab at the UNICEF Conference
Ahead of the holidays, Shine Fit Co and Step Above Stigma joined efforts to host an epic and energizing fitness fundraiser in Downtown Toronto. The event held on Friday, December 16th brought together a community of fitness enthusiasts and advocates for mental health for a fun workout session. 100% proceeds were donated to Step Above … Continue reading Step Above Stigma & Shine Fit Co. Holiday Hope Fundraiser
SAS is excited to share that our founder and CEO, Ampai Thammachack, was selected as a L’Oréal Paris' Women of Worth Winner, which allowed SAS to receive $10,000 for philanthropic use. https://www.instagram.com/p/CaUt4QvLq_-/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link&igshid=MzRlODBiNWFlZA%3D%3D As one of 10 award recipients honoured at this event, Thammachack joins an exclusive class of women who have engaged in giving back … Continue reading Step Above Stigma’s Ampai Thammachack Wins the L’Oréal Women of Worth Award