Entries by Kimberly Brander

Donations to youth programs take off with Birdies for Kids

Youth experiencing homelessness in Calgary will receive an extra boost, thanks to our generous donors who supported us this summer through the program, Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by Altalink, and the initiative, Chip in for Kids. From February to August 2021, our donors raised a total of nearly $7000 through Birdies for Kids and […]

A reflection from Patricia Jones: Orange Shirt Day and National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Today is of great significance, as it marks Orange Shirt Day and National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. Calgary Homeless Foundation carries out its work on the traditional land of the Blackfoot Confederacy – Siksika, Kainai, Piikani, and the Treaty 7 territory, which includes T’suu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda (which is comprised of  Chiniki, Bearspaw and Wesley […]

2018 Provincial and Calgary Point-in-Time Count Reports

On April 11, 2018, Calgary conducted our biennial Point-in-Time (PiT) Count of homelessness. This Count was Calgary’s third time participating in the provincially-coordinated PiT Count, and the first time participating in the nationally-coordinated PiT count. PiT Counts provide a snapshot of the population of people experiencing homelessness on one night. Over time, these numbers can […]