BeCause & Effect #25: Kai Madsen

Children, Youth & Families

Kai Madsen is celebrating quite a few milestones this year: 50 years since he started volunteering with the Christmas Cheer Board, 25 years since he became their Executive Director, and 100 years that the organization itself has been in operation.

Kai and the more than 5,000 volunteers annually have been such an incredible force in our city, bringing holiday cheer to underserved families for such a long time, and they’re still going strong.

I sat down to talk with Kai Madsen, Executive Director of the Christmas Cheer Board, to talk about a lifetime spent giving back, the personal value of volunteerism, and how the Cheer Board has affected thousands of Winnipeggers over the last century.

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Host Nolan Bicknell talks to people about the Causes they care about and the Effect it has on their lives. BeCause & Effect is a podcast of The Winnipeg Foundation.

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