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By Michael Schmidtke In my former position working at a homeless shelter I witnessed the survival mindset of my clients. Yet every person I met could not (and would not) deny they wanted to thrive. Thriving is close to the heart of humankind. It is a desire as deep as the instinct to survive. Look...Read More→
For Tyler Graftaas, running isn’t just about fitness. Rather, he lets the running culture and the self-discipline gained through training as inspiration for his work and his goals for the future. “I want to be a dad who runs, a husband who runs, a pastor who runs. Those are my three main identities, and that...Read More→
You've decided to commit to the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon and run for Accessible Housing? Congratulations! You’re not just running in Calgary’s biggest marathon but you're going to help open doors to affordable, accessible homes for people that really need them! Are you thinking about joining the run and not sure how to ask for donations? There are many ways to raise money and we’ve got easy tips to help support your efforts. Every dollar...
We LOVE our donors, volunteers and partners. We are celebrating our supporters at our Appreciation Event on Friday, February 13th.
For Brian Martin, the challenges and opportunities of a fresh start in 2015 can’t come soon enough. This May, Martin is racing in the wheelchair category in the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Charity Challenge for Accessible Housing. In last year’s Ultra Marathon Wheelchair category he placed first with an impressive time of 4 hours and 11...Read More→
A race for everyone! Come walk, run, roll or cheer us on! Everyone can participate or help us reach our goal.
Our deepest gratitude today, on #ThankfulThursday, goes to Trico Homes for their inspiring Champion gift through the RESOLVE Campaign. Trico Homes has long made a significant positive...
On December 6th, our Newbridge Group Home celebrates a very important first birthday. A total of 14 people have been housed at Newbridge in the last year and the eviction rate was zero. Before making Newbridge their home, seven of the residents were staying in emergency shelters, four were in hospital, two were couch surfing, and one was staying in a motel. Eight of these fourteen people were exposed to or fleeing domestic violence...
Wednesday, December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This year, IDPD Calgary will host an Evening of Celebration and Innovation at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. The community is welcome to attend this free event highlighting the successes, contributions and achievements of persons with disabilities in Calgary. This year’s Celebration will also...Read More→
Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be good for the economy, but Giving Tuesday is good for the community. Giving Tuesday is December 2, 2014, a National Giving Day, the “opening day of the giving season”. It is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for their favourite causes...Read More→