More than a Helping Hand: Supporting Families with a Holistic Approach

Written by Bessie Dudu Mary* is a single mother of three children. After leaving a domestic violence situation in their previous home, she struggled for two years to hold down a full-time job and take care of her children. Her mental health deteriorated and she eventually lost her job last Read more

2020-02-07T15:15:06-06:00February 12th, 2020|

Message from Our CEO

I want to thank you for helping us to serve over 1,500 Calgarians in need this past holiday season! But our work doesn’t stop after the holidays. We are committed to a holistic approach to working with families that looks deeper into their challenges, and how they can best be Read more

2020-02-07T15:12:35-06:00February 12th, 2020|

Thank You!

Thank you to our donors and volunteers who supported Closer to Home in the last quarter (October 1 - December 31, 2019). Staff of Adventures in Scuba AHS Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Alan and Heather Jones Alaris Royalty Corp. Alberta Distillers Ltd. AlphaBow Energy Ltd. Amy Heidman Anderson Family Andrew Read more

2020-02-07T15:18:16-06:00February 12th, 2020|

Thank You, Calgary!

Thanks to your support, 1,511 people were given the chance to have a magical holiday season, free from the added stress of holiday expenses. 350 donors gave more than $247,214 in gifts and grocery gift cards to families who needed a little extra support this Christmas. Your donations helped Read more

2020-01-30T12:20:44-06:00January 30th, 2020|

You Make Difference!

Thank you to our donors who supported Closer to Home in the last quarter (July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019). Alaris Royalty Corp. Amy Heidman Arlene Oostenbrink Aussie Rules Bailey Rivard Barb Henning Beverly and Larry Flug Brett Shikaze Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids Calgary Food Bank Calgary Learns Read more

2019-11-18T10:39:57-06:00November 19th, 2019|

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