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You did it! Thank you!

A special thank you to all our donors for once again coming together and supporting families during the Christmas season through our annual Adopt-a-Family campaign. Presented by McQuiston Executive Wealth Group, Adopt-a-Family supported 236 children across 96 families this year, and more than $64,000 in gifts were donated. Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:38-06:00February 12th, 2016|

Community Support Gives Hope in a Difficult Economy

It’s a situation many Calgary families are currently facing:  unanticipated job loss coupled with unexpected expenses, like the rising cost of groceries. A single mom of three kids, Sophia* found herself facing extreme financial strain after she lost her job. With the holidays quickly approaching, she worried she wouldn’t be Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:39-06:00February 12th, 2016|

Adopt-a-Family Wraps Up; You Can Strengthen Families Year-Round

Nearly 100 Calgary families will experience the joy and excitement of Christmas morning thanks to the support of donors like you. With Christmas wrapping up, it is important to remember that these families need assistance year-round. Many are experiencing significant challenges that will continue well into the New Year. With Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:39-06:00December 24th, 2015|

Adopt-a-Family 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can also be a difficult time of year for many Calgarians experiencing hardships. The added stress of gift-buying and special holiday meals can further impact families who are already struggling to make ends meet. In this time of economic uncertainty, it is especially important to lend a helping hand to our neighbours and spread some Christmas cheer. Learn about how you can help a family in need this holiday season.

2019-05-27T12:34:39-06:00November 2nd, 2015|

Witnessing Transformation at WCCRC

My name is Amandeep and I am one of the Family Support Workers at Closer to Home’s West Central Community Resource Centre (WCCRC). I work directly with children and families living in southwest Calgary who are facing various challenges and help them by providing support to meet their basic needs Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:39-06:00March 12th, 2015|

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