of Alberta

Mennonite Community Living Association fonds

Accession: 2003.040, 2004.004 and 2004-023

Title and Physical Description

Mennonite Community Living Association fonds.  1988-2004.  20 cm of textual records

Administrative/Biographical History

The Mennonite Community Living Association was incorporated in 1999 “To operate as a benevolent non-profit organization in employing its property, assets and rights to provide care for the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, the disabled and disadvantaged, and to engage in all manner of Christian Welfare.”   It was a successor agency of an unincorporated Mennonite Housing Society which had been established in 1993 and, in 1998, solicited support for a benevolent housing initiative, and of an Inter-Mennonite Housing Society.   The Mennonite Community Living Association facilitated the purchase of several condos in  Edmonton but was not able to achieve it main objectives in Calgary and was dissolved in 2003.   It was closely associated with Mennonite Central Committee, Alberta, and all remaining assets, after discharge of all obligations, were transferred to Mennonite Central Committee, Alberta.

Scope and Content

The files contain formal records, bylaws, constitution, correspondence and dissolution documentation of the Mennonite Community Living Association, of the Mennonite Housing Society, and of the Inter-Mennonite Housing Society.

Source of Acquisition

The fonds was donated by John J. Bergen, Secretary, Mennonite Community Living Association, Edmonton.

Related Materials

Mennonite Central Committee fonds  includes several files dealing with various housing issues.

File List

1-1 Constitution and Incorporation and Dissolution, 1993-2003.
1-2 Minutes, 1988-89,1999-2001.
1-3 Minutes, 1990-1992.
1-4 Mennonite Housing Project Correspondence and Minutes, 1991-1993.
1-5 Correspondence, 1999-2004.
1-6 Financial Year 2000.
1-7 Financial Year 2001
1-8 Financial Year 2002
1-9 Financial Year 2003
1-10 Financial Year 2004
1-11 Pledged Members, 2000-2001
1-12 Survey 2000.