CTH Fundraising

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Strengthen Your Impact with Birdies for Kids!

You can help children in need experience the joy and excitement of summer camp! Closer to Home’s free, educational day camp, Summer in the City, gives children from low-income families access to vital summer programming they would otherwise be unable to afford. From now until September 3rd, when you donate Read more

April 13th, 2017|

Give Kids ‘A Reason to Smile’ With a Care Package

You can make a huge impact on kids in need with a care package. The youth in Closer to Home’s Community Teaching Homes have each experienced trauma in their lives, but with this initiative you can contribute to a nurturing, safe and healing environment for them. You will be giving Read more

April 7th, 2017|

A Full Circle Moment

This past Christmas, we were able to support a record number of families, thanks to all our donors. From new donors providing generous and year-round support like the Calgary Lexus Dealers to longtime supporters including students and teachers from local school, Calgary Academy, to our wonderful Adopt-a-Family title sponsor, McQuiston Read more

February 23rd, 2017|

Donor Appreciation

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters for the last quarter (October 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016): Employees at AECOM Canada - Quarry Park Office Aida Rafie Alaris Royalty Corp. Alberta Lift and Equipment Rentals Inc. Aldebaran Homes Allied Projects Ltd. Amanda Frazer American Eagle Calgary District Read more

February 23rd, 2017|

Visit Wild Rose Brewery in February and Support Closer to Home!

We are excited to announce that Closer to Home is Wild Rose Brewery’s charity of choice for February! During the entire month of February, for every pint of their feature beer sold in the taproom, 25 cents will go to supporting our programs and services. Learn more about the program Read more

February 3rd, 2017|

Christmas will be bright for local families in need

December 15, 2016 - Calgary, AB Calgarians have come out in droves to support their struggling neighbours with Closer to Home Community Services’ Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group. Over 200 local families will receive support through Adopt-a-Family this year – more than double the 96 families served in Read more

December 15th, 2016|

Closer to Home and the Lexus Holiday Lift Program

Closer to Home is proud to be partnering with your local Calgary Lexus Dealers to bring more relief, bigger smiles and brighter moments of joy to families in need, during a particularly difficult year for many Calgarians. For every Lexus vehicle sold in Calgary until January 3, 2017, Lexus will Read more

December 15th, 2016|

Adopt-a-Family: Helping Connect Families with Communities

Chris and Mit* and their two children, then 5 and 7 years of age, moved to Calgary from an eastern European country 4 years ago to escape the armed conflict and with hopes to make Canada their new home. The parents were excited to be members of the vibrant community Read more

November 25th, 2016|

Donor Appreciation

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters from the last quarter (July 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016): Alggin Employees Barb Henning Beth Haverslew Beverly and Larry Flug Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids Calgary Food Bank City of Calgary Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank Denise Kisilevich Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church Read more

October 17th, 2016|

Our September Partner: Community Natural Foods

We are delighted to announce that throughout the month of September, Closer to Home has been selected as one the charity partners for Community Natural Foods. Through the Change for the Earth program, any customers who bring their own bags receive a 5¢ token. They then deposit the token into Read more

September 6th, 2016|

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