CTH Fundraising

/CTH Fundraising

Strengthen Your Impact with Shaw Birdies for Kids!

You can help children in need experience the joy and excitement of summer camp! Closer to Home’s free, educational day camp, Summer in the City, gives children from low-income families access to vital summer programming they would otherwise be unable to afford. From now until September 1st, when you donate Read more

March 28th, 2019|

Calgary Flames Fundraiser

Want to take the family out to a hockey game this winter? Join us as the Calgary Flames take on the Vegas Golden Knights, and help support Closer to Home! Enjoy the game and cheer on the Flames, all while supporting local kids and families. $10 from each ticket sold Read more

February 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

February 7th, 2019|

Your Support Makes a Long-Term Impact

Our very own Dean Mullin, Board Director, once said: “…when someone has been helped, they pay it back many times over.” Thanks to your ongoing support of our year-round programs and services, families who were once in need really do have an opportunity to pay it forward. Whether it’s our Adopt-a-Family Read more

February 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

February 7th, 2019|

Calgary Firefighters New Year’s Eve Celebration

The Calgary Firefighters Charitable Foundation (CF2) has teamed up with the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund to host the 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration.  Proceeds will be evenly divided amongst 12 charities selected by the Calgary Herald Christmas Fund, including Closer to Home, as well as the CF2 SAFE program.  The Read more

December 19th, 2018|

You Can Help Families Heal This Fall

This fall, parents like Mari need your help. Kids and families in our community are struggling with issues like poor mental health, trauma, addictions, lack of parenting skills and more. Take Mari’s* story, for example. Mari grew up in a family that struggled with addictions, and she was often exposed to Read more

October 29th, 2018|

Adopt-a-Family: Restoring Belief in the Magic of Christmas

Each year, Closer to Home connects generous donors with families in need of support during the holiday season.  Donors hit the stores to shop for everything from basic necessities like winter coats, bedding, and pots and pans, to a fun new toy that will light up a child’s eyes on Read more

October 18th, 2018|

Thank You!

Thank you to all our donors and volunteers for supporting Closer to Home (July 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018). Our donors in the last quarter: Ailsa Stockton Alaris Royalty Corp. Amy Heidman Andrew McQuiston Arlene Oostenbrink Bailey Rivard Barb Henning Blake Reid Brett Shikaze Bubbles Car Wash and Detail Read more

October 18th, 2018|

Become an Adopt-a-Family Sponsor!

We are currently accepting corporate sponsorships in support of our annual Adopt-a-Family initiative, which provides low-income families in Calgary with gifts and grocery gift cards to help make their holiday season brighter. Our sponsors ensure hundreds of local families can access Christmas support. Sponsorships provide Closer to Home with the Read more

September 21st, 2018|

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