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Running for a cause: Tyler

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→

10 Marvelous Fundraising Tips for the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon

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...

Appreciation Event Friday, February 13th

We LOVE our donors, volunteers and partners. We are celebrating our supporters at our Appreciation Event on Friday, February 13th.

Man on the move: Brian Martin

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→

Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, May 2015

A race for everyone! Come walk, run, roll or cheer us on! Everyone can participate or help us reach our goal.

Trico Homes Opens Doors

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...

Happy Birthday Newbridge!

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...

Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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→

Giving Tuesday – good for community!

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→

Wheelchair 101

– By Tom, a Bridge to Home caseworker In November I spent six hours in a wheelchair with one of my clients who is an incomplete quadriplegic and is currently experiencing homelessness. If I had to describe my day in one word it would be humbling.  My clients’ name is Allan; he is 57 years...Read More→