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Summer in the City: Impacting More Than Just Kids

Growing up, Shahd was a shy young girl. “I kind of had this bubble I was always in,” she recalls. Then she came to Closer to Home (CTH)’s  summer day camp program, Summer in the City. “I didn’t talk to anyone or participate in anything for the first few days,” Read more

May 10th, 2018|

Thank You!

Our heartfelt gratitude to all our donors and volunteers for supporting Closer to Home this past quarter (January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018). Our Donors in the last quarter: Alberta Ballet and the Sun Life Financial Nutcracker Dream Program Alggin Employees Amy Heidman Andrew McQuiston Ann Davies Arlene Oostenbrink Read more

May 10th, 2018|

Run or walk for kids and families on May 27th!

This spring, you can run or walk to help meet the needs of kids and families in your community! Register today for the Calgary Marathon in support of Closer to Home! Whatever your skill level, there is a race for you. Take it easy with the GoodLife Fitness 5K Family Read more

April 10th, 2018|

You Make a Difference

Closer to Home would like to thank all our supporters who donated between September 15, 2017 and December 31, 2017: Abra Controls Inc. Aida Rafie Aileen Glasgow Alaris Royalty Corp. Alberta Ballet and the Sun Life Financial Nutcracker Dream Program Alberta Theatre Projects Albornoz Family Align Association of Community Services Read more

February 15th, 2018|

Most Needed Donations

Closer to Home is in need of some new items to support the children, youth and families we serve. Infant/Baby Wraps Towels Face Cloths Recreational Passes (Bowling, Movie) Zoo Passes Sport Socks Subway, Tim Hortons Gift Cards ($5-$10 each) Hygiene/Toiletry Items (Shampoo and Conditioner – Unisex) Gift Certificates for Hair Read more

February 15th, 2018|

Thank You to All the Day of Caring Volunteers!

February 15th, 2018|

Your Impact… Tripled

Thanks to generous donations from hundreds of community donors, 325 families received much needed Christmas support this past holiday season through Adopt-a-Family. This is more than triple the number of families than just a few years ago. Thank you for your support!

February 15th, 2018|

Calgarians Step Up to Support Local Families in Need This Christmas

After another tough year for so many in our city, Calgarians have once again opened their hearts to support their struggling neighbours through Closer to Home Community Services’ Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group. More than 300 local families will receive support through Adopt-a-Family this year – 40% Read more

December 22nd, 2017|

The Calgary Lexus Dealers Are Giving Families a Lift this Christmas

With a generous gift from the Calgary Lexus Dealers, Closer to Home will be supporting 25 more local families in need this Christmas. Closer to Home’s Adopt-a-Family initiative, presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group, has been in full swing since mid-October.  “We have been receiving calls from families in need Read more

December 8th, 2017|

Most Needed In-Kind Donations: Fall 2017

Closer to Home is in need of some new items to support the children, youth and families we serve. • Grocery gift cards • Family/youth activity passes (i.e. Calgary Zoo, WinSport) • Skates and hockey sticks • Toques, mitts and gloves • Thick socks • Sleds/toboggans • Helmets for youth Read more

October 4th, 2017|

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