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Become a Foster Parent

Imagine Sam, the child you are fostering, is at your door. Sam’s life began in a loving household but, at age seven, his life was turned upside down. His mom grew absent and his grandparents were unable to care for the young child. With no other extended family in his Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:38-06:00February 29th, 2016|

Become a Family Teacher

A new, exciting opportunity in your own home:  Become a Family Teacher You can make a difference in the life of a youth.  Closer to Home is seeking full-time, live-in Family Teachers. These positions, based in your own home, are ideal for an individual or couple looking to have a Read more

2019-05-27T12:34:38-06:00February 29th, 2016|

Thank You to Our Donors!

Closer to Home would like to recognize our supporters from the last quarter (Oct 1, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015): AECOM Canada - Quarry Park Office. Alggin Employees . Accurate MWD Systems Ltd. . Aida Rafie . Aileen Glasgow . Alberta Health Services Communications Staff  Andrew McQuiston . Barb Henning Read more

2016-02-22T15:11:10-06:00February 12th, 2016|

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|

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