We are Stratas

Get to know us a little bit.

We Are Stratas

Get to know us a little bit.

Who We Are

Stratas is a small team of university graduates and former students who share a deep concern for the state of mental health in our homes, communities, and campuses.

Liam Hunt

Liam is a Toronto-based writer. He received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in political science from Dalhousie University in 2016 and 2017. His fiction has appeared in numerous online outlets and his essays have been published by National Newswatch, the Chronicle Herald, Open Canada, and the Canadian International Council. Read Liam's Full Story.

Benjamin Cowderoy

Ben is the inspiration for Stratas. After biking solo from Guelph to Halifax in 2015 to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), he decided to start fundraising for a cause of his own. Ben studied at the University of Guelph and Conestoga College before starting a career in heavy equipment operation. See Ben's Full Story.

Danika Wagner

Originally from Saskatchewan, Danika is now a Toronto-based fundraising specialist with experience working on campaigns for nonprofit organizations and charities across Ontario. The brains of the operation, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Philosophy in 2017 and is currently studying psychology at York University.

Liam Hunt

Liam is a Toronto-based writer. He received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in political science from Dalhousie University in 2016 and 2017. His essays have been published by National Newswatch, the Chronicle Herald, Open Canada, and the Canadian International Council. Read Liam's Full Story.

Benjamin Cowderoy

Ben is the inspiration for Stratas. After biking solo from Guelph to Halifax in 2015 to raise money for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), he decided to start fundraising for a cause of his own. Ben studied at the University of Guelph and Conestoga College before starting a career in heavy equipment operation. See Ben's Full Story.

Danika Wagner

Originally from Saskatchewan, Danika is now a Toronto-based fundraising specialist with experience working on campaigns for nonprofit organizations and charities across Ontario. The brains of the operation, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Philosophy in 2017 and is currently studying psychology at York University.

Getting Involved

We’re an open organization at Stratas. We welcome applications from volunteers no matter their level of ability or experience. If you’re interested in getting involved, drop us a line through our Contact page.