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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|

12 Days ’til Christmas…

12 days; that's how many days are left to contribute to this year's Adopt-a-Family Program. Time is running out! For those readers who don't know, Closer to Home Community Services is a Calgary and Airdrie-based, not-for-profit agency that delivers a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of vulnerable Read more

December 13th, 2011|

Adopt-a-Family 2011

Make a difference this holiday season for a family in need Adopt-a-Family 2011 Last year, Closer to Home, in partnership with various organizations and community members, provided over 200 children and more than 100 families with gifts and food during the Holiday Season. Adopting a family can be through a Read more

November 29th, 2011|

Community Spirit Grant

Donations double thanks to Community Spirit Thanks to the generous support of many individuals like you, and of the Community Spirit Program, Closer to Home Community Services was able to purchase a van for its programs and was also able to put support towards its Homework Club program. As an Read more

November 26th, 2011|

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