CTH Fundraising

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Want to Make a Difference for Families in Your Community?

Closer to Home is committed to helping kids and families in Calgary year-round. Whether we are providing counselling and guidance to families in crisis, preventing homelessness through referrals and support, or providing parenting or in-home support, everything we do is guided by our mission of Empowering Families to Stay Together. Read more

August 23rd, 2017|

You Make a Difference

Closer to Home would like to recognize our donors and supporters for the last quarter (April 1 - June 30, 2017) Amber McNamara and Chris Ferris Ann Davies Arlene Oostenbrink Barb Henning Bethany Chapel of Calgary Brett Shikaze Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids Calgary Food Bank Calgary Highland Dancing Association Read more

August 8th, 2017|

Most Needed In-Kind Donations: Summer 2017

Closer to Home is in need of some new or gently used items to support the children, youth and families we serve. Bedding Towels Dresser Lamp Curtains Toiletries for boys (i.e. shampoo, body wash, soap) Nightstands Posters, pictures and other home décor items Grocery gift cards Family/youth activity passes (i.e Calgary Read more

August 8th, 2017|

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|

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