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So far Closer To Home has created 61 blog entries.

Every Child Matters

The discovery in May 2021 of the remains of 215 children in Kamloops has brought to the forefront the tragedy of the residential school system and the systemic oppression of Indigenous peoples. Closer to Home mourns alongside the Indigenous community for the lost children all across Canada, and recognizes the Read more

2021-06-22T14:04:10-06:00June 22nd, 2021|

We’ve Moved!

After months of Closer to Home staff being scattered around the city, working a hybrid week between home and the office due to COVID-19 precautions, our team has reunited—and in a new office location! As of October 1st, are now located at Suite 200, 1725-10 Ave SW, across from Sunalta Read more

2021-04-29T08:52:13-06:00April 29th, 2021|

As Local Families Continue to Struggle, Calgarians Can Help

Last year, thanks to the incredible support of Calgarians, Closer to Home was able to double the impact of our annual Adopt-a-Family initiative, supporting 876 individuals across 215 families. As our city’s economy continues to recover, local families are still struggling. Research shows that one in ten Calgarians are currently Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:32-06:00October 4th, 2017|

You Make a Difference

Closer to Home would like to recognize our donors and supporters for the last quarter (July 1 - September 15, 2017) Alaris Royalty Corp. Amber McNamara and Chris Ferris Andrew McQuiston Arlene Oostenbrink Bailey Rivard Barb Henning Brett Shikaze Cindy Tetz Deerfoot Carpet and Flooring Inc. Denise Kisilevich Emmanuel Christian Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:32-06:00October 4th, 2017|

Home Again

Three years ago, Leo and his family were happy. They moved to Calgary, had stable jobs and were happy and healthy. Then, Leo received an unimaginable phone call. He was told his teenage daughter had taken her own life. With his wife and three other children – all between the Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:32-06:00October 4th, 2017|

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