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Adopt-a-Family Wraps Up; You Can Strengthen Families Year-Round

Nearly 100 Calgary families will experience the joy and excitement of Christmas morning thanks to the support of donors like you. With Christmas wrapping up, it is important to remember that these families need assistance year-round. Many are experiencing significant challenges that will continue well into the New Year. With Read more

December 24th, 2015|

Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2013

Interrupting Domestic Conflict: Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2013 Back in late November, the Calgary Herald announced that Closer to Home was selected as one of its 2013 Christmas Fund recipients. In the following weeks leading up to Christmas, Closer to Home, along with 12 other local charities, was profiled in Read more

February 13th, 2014|

Christmas Comes Closer to Home: Calgary Herald Christmas Fund 2013

We are excited to announce that Closer to Home was recently selected as a 2013 Calgary Herald Christmas Fund recipient. The Calgary Herald Christmas Fund was established by Calgary Herald employees in 1991 to raise funds and awareness around critical issues in our city.  The campaign raises the profile of Read more

November 22nd, 2013|

Use Your POWER For Good!

Closer to Home has been selected as a community partner of Sponsor Energy, a new power retailer in Alberta. Consumers can switch to Sponsor Energy to save money on their electricity bill and donate to charity at no additional cost.  Half of Sponsor Energy’s profits on power consumption are donated Read more

March 21st, 2013|

Hockey Day in Calgary 2013

Forward Level Wins One For The Kids! Thank you Forward Level Inc. for being our champion! Once again Closer to Home was chosen as the recipient of their Hockey Night in Calgary Extravaganza on March 9th with proceeds from the Silent Auction, ticket sales and the 50/50 draw donated to Read more

March 20th, 2013|

Hockey Day in Calgary: You Can’t Lockout Tradition

The NHL Lockout may have postponed this growing event, however, like any good tradition - it continues (with a slightly adjusted name this year). This year marks the 6th year of what started as an informal gathering of friends, to now, an annual charity event supporting Closer to Home. Last Read more

March 2nd, 2013|

Thank You, From Our Family to Yours

By Tina Chapman This is my third year participating in the Closer to Home Adopt-a-Family program, not as a donor or a recipient, but as a bystander -- a Closer to Home employee. Many donors have expressed to me “It is such a privilege to be a part of this, Read more

February 3rd, 2013|

Closer to Home Kids Christmas Party

Closer to Home hosts Christmas party for foster kids By Jason Ronald For her it’s about giving, not getting. She sees Christmas as a time to remember the birth of Jesus, and to spend time with family. She is 16-year-old Emma*, and this year, like the previous two, she will Read more

November 19th, 2012|

Adopt-a-Family 2012 Is Just Around The Corner!

Thanksgiving has passed, Halloween is yet to come, and after that colossal candy consumption, it will be time to start thinking about Christmas. Closer to Home staff members are gearing up to embark on our largest annual campaign, Adopt-a-Family (AAF) 2012. This year we are starting earlier than ever, launching Read more

October 13th, 2012|

Adopt-a-Family 2011 – Another Successful Year

Christmas 2011 was truly a time of giving! About 340 people were served by Closer to Home’s Adopt-A-Family program, including 97 different families and 205 children. More than $83,000 was raised to buy gifts and hampers for families in need.  The generosity of community donors allowed us to help fulfill Read more

January 5th, 2012|

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