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It All Started at Summer Camp…

When Amir* first came to Canada, he was lost. He didn’t have any friends and his family didn’t have the financial resources to register him in community programming. They were having a difficult time adjusting to life in their new home, and his parents found it hard to keep up Read more

April 6th, 2016|

Host a Community Fundraiser

Imagine the difference you can make in the lives of children and youth right here in Calgary. You can help children from low-income families experience the excitement of summer camp. You can help youth separated from their families find a special place to call home until they can be reunited. Read more

February 29th, 2016|

Thank You to Our Donors!

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters from the last quarter (Oct 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015): AECOM Canada - Quarry Park Office. Alggin Employees . Accurate MWD Systems Ltd. . Aida Rafie . Aileen Glasgow . Alberta Health Services Communications Staff  Andrew McQuiston . Barb Henning Read more

February 12th, 2016|

You did it! Thank you!

A special thank you to all our donors for once again coming together and supporting families during the Christmas season through our annual Adopt-a-Family campaign. Presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group, Adopt-a-Family supported 236 children across 96 families this year, and more than $64,000 in gifts were donated. Read more

February 12th, 2016|

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|

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