CTH Fundraising

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Strengthening Families and Communities with Summer in the City

Closer to Home’s Summer in the City day camp means more than fun outdoor activities for kids. Free, quality summer programming means kids from low-income families do not undergo a “summer slide” and adopt risky behaviours. The story of Diana* and her daughter helps us understand why Summer in the Read more

May 16th, 2017|

Most Needed In-Kind Donations: Spring 2017

Do you have any of the following new or gently used items to donate in support of children, youth and families we serve? New hygiene and toiletry items New or gently used leather or vinyl sofas New or gently used kitchen tools (dish sets, cutlery sets, cookie sheets, cups, mugs, Read more

May 16th, 2017|

Donor Appreciation

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters for the last quarter (January 1 – March 31, 2017): Agrium Inc. Barb Henning Beverly and Larry Flug Calgary Housing Company Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Calgary Transportation Club Danny Lin Denise Kisilevich Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church of Calgary Eric Read more

May 16th, 2017|

Investing in Kids’ Futures

When Amanda Frazer found out about Closer to Home’s partnership with Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink in 2016, she was excited to share the opportunity to support local children with her team at Alaris Royalty Corp. A national equity provider, Alaris is committed to supporting local organizations with a Read more

May 16th, 2017|

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|

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