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You Make a Difference!

Thank you to our donors and volunteers who supported Closer to Home in the last quarter (January 1 to March 31, 2019): Alggin Employees Amy Heidman Arlene Oostenbrink Bailey Rivard Barb Henning Brett Shikaze Burwood Distillery Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation Gala Calgary Food Bank Calgary Foundation Calgary Herald Christmas Fund Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-06:00May 9th, 2019|

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Improving Mental Health in Vulnerable Communities

Minoush Rafie (above left), Coordinator of the West Central Community Resource Centre, says it takes time and trust for people to feel comfortable opening up, especially about mental health concerns. (Photo Courtesy: Leah Hennel, Calgary Herald) “If you don’t address the root of the problem, it will just Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-06:00February 7th, 2019|

Most Needed Donations

Closer to Home is in need of some new items to support the children, youth and families we serve. Baby supplies for newborns (diapers, wipes, formula and baby bottles) Clothes for newborns Cribs Small carpets for kids to play on Toy cars, planes for 2-3 year olds Winter clothes (hats, Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-06:00February 7th, 2019|

We are Thankful for YOU!

Thank you to all our donors and volunteers who supported Closer to Home in the last quarter (October 1 - December 31, 2018). Your kindness and generosity has helped families overcome challenges and given them hope during difficult times. Thank you for joining hands with us, empowering these families and Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:30-06:00February 7th, 2019|

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