CTH Fundraising

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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|

Closer to Home and the Lexus Holiday Lift Program

Closer to Home is proud to be partnering with your local Calgary Lexus Dealers to bring more relief, bigger smiles and brighter moments of joy to families in need, during a particularly difficult year for many Calgarians. For every Lexus vehicle sold in Calgary until January 3, 2017, Lexus will Read more

December 15th, 2016|

Adopt-a-Family: Helping Connect Families with Communities

Chris and Mit* and their two children, then 5 and 7 years of age, moved to Calgary from an eastern European country 4 years ago to escape the armed conflict and with hopes to make Canada their new home. The parents were excited to be members of the vibrant community Read more

November 25th, 2016|

Donor Appreciation

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters from the last quarter (July 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016): Alggin Employees Barb Henning Beth Haverslew Beverly and Larry Flug Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids Calgary Food Bank City of Calgary Comrie’s Sports Equipment Bank Denise Kisilevich Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church Read more

October 17th, 2016|

Our September Partner: Community Natural Foods

We are delighted to announce that throughout the month of September, Closer to Home has been selected as one the charity partners for Community Natural Foods. Through the Change for the Earth program, any customers who bring their own bags receive a 5¢ token. They then deposit the token into Read more

September 6th, 2016|

Donations Needed for Homework Club

Our West Central Community Resource Center runs Homework Clubs in the Shaganappi, Glenbrook and Lincoln Park communities in Calgary.  Around 20  to 25 students from grades 1 - 6 attend each of these Homework Clubs. We will need some stationery items to support the kids in these programs this fall. Items Read more

August 18th, 2016|

Donor Appreciation

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters from the last quarter (April 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016): Alaris Royalty Corp. Amanda Frazer Andrew McQuiston Arlene Oostenbrink Barb Henning Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Canyon Meadows Cinemas Chestermere Scotiabank Denise Kisilevich Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church Read more

August 18th, 2016|

Boost Your Donation by 50% with Birdies for Kids!

With your help, 90 children could experience the excitement and fun of summer camp. Closer to Home’s Summer in the City is a free, educational day camp for children from low-income families. Read more

August 16th, 2016|

Kick Starting a Child’s Potential

“I’ve got just one year left, and then I’m going to be a mechanical engineer,” Omar* says with pride. Fourteen years ago, Omar and his family left everything behind in Turkey and landed in Calgary. For six-year-old Omar, that meant leaving behind his friends, aunties, uncles and cousins. It meant Read more

May 13th, 2016|

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