IMPACT with Adem Campbell

Adem Campbell was our guest on the October 18th edition of IMPACT. A grade 7 teacher at Father Mercredi, Adem is a baseball, volleyball and basketball coach. He is also one of many people who lost everything during the Fort McMurray wildfire. Adem opens up about being uninsured and how he has managed to bounce back with enthusiasm and “perpetual optimism”.

IMPACT is a collaboration of The United Way of Fort McMurray, FuseSocial, and KAOS 91.1.

Author: Russell Thomas

​Russell is a marketing and communications professional who has spent 20 years in Wood Buffalo working with the OK Radio Group, Keyano College, Arts Council Wood Buffalo, and now with The United Way of Fort McMurray. A regular blogger, Russell's writing can be seen online ( and in multiple publications. His paintings can be seen in homes and businesses throughout the community. Married to Heather and "Papa" to Dylan and Ben, Russell is a passionate spokesperson for United Way.