Entries by Lacey Yong

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Support youth with Shaw Birdies for Kids!

Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) is pleased to be named one of the 200+ youth supporting organizations in Alberta that will be a recipient of this year’s Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink. CHF currently funds eight youth programs in Calgary’s Homeless-Serving System of Care. Your donation to CHF, through Shaw Charity Classic, will be matched […]

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2 ways you can support women on International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, we celebrate women’s achievements while recognizing that last year, in the 2021 Administrative Count, 28% of people experiencing homelessness in Calgary were women. Women face unique challenges while experiencing homelessness. Women are more likely to suffer physical, emotional, and sexual violence, and it is more difficult for them to access […]

Our Budget 2022 Submission

In January 2022, organizations were asked to submit reports to the Government of Alberta, detailing their budget priorities for the upcoming year. Calgary Homeless Foundation is committed to fighting homelessness in our city and our priorities reflect this goal. Our Budget 2022 Submission can be found here.

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Donate to Calgary Homeless Foundation with SkipTheDepot!

DOWNLOAD THE SKIPTHEDEPOT APP AND DONATE YOUR BOTTLE REFUND TO CALGARY HOMELESS FOUNDATION (they even pick the bottles up for you!) Calgary Homeless Foundation is pleased to announce our partnership with SkipTheDepot, a door-to-door bottle collection service that makes refundable recycling and donating to our organization easy. How It Works SkipTheDepot picks up your empty […]

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Collaborative pilot provides over 400 counselling sessions to people experiencing homelessness

In recognition of World Homeless Day and World Mental Health Day, Calgary Homeless Foundation is celebrating the success of a unique partnership in the city’s homeless-serving sector that pairs people experiencing homelessness with virtual or in-person mental health supports. Mental health challenges can pose a barrier to obtaining and keeping a home, and the experience […]