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May 14 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

May 14 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

May 14, 2020 Weekly Community Update Re: COVID-19 Greetings friends, This has been a quiet week for us, and our update this week is that we have nothing to update! If you didn't get a chance to see it for yourself, here is a short video of last week's tribute to...

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Request for Proposals: Strategic Plan

Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants and/or consulting firms to assist in the development of a three-year strategic plan that will focus on the organization’s values, services and vision for the future. Proposals are due...

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Help! We are stuck without a truck

When was the last time you moved? Was it within Calgary? Was it across provinces? Did you have to bribe your friends with pizza to help out? We’re willing to bet you used a truck. Now imagine if you moved over 300 times in the last year and a half. That’s a lot of...

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Fueled By Kindness

Together, we can do more. For over 55 years, the Calgary Drop-In Centre has been there for thousands of people. Together, we can help Calgarians access housing that meets their needs. Give today to help fuel the journey home.  

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7 Simple Ways to be a Philanthropist

As one of our friends on social media said recently:  “Philanthropy isn’t about giving back to the community. It’s about being part of your community.” With the holidays around the corner, we’re asked regularly: How can I help? What can my family and I do? The DI is...

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Fueling Courage: Roger’s Story

The Calgary Drop-In Centre works to improve the lives of people experiencing homelessness — like Roger. Roger lost his job in the recession and began working part-time for minimal pay. He picked up whatever shifts he could, but he eventually lost his truck, his ATV...

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The DI’s Wish List

The Calgary community is PHENOMENAL! From coat drives to sandwich making, the community has been going strong making sure folks staying in emergency shelter have access to warm winter-wear and food. And we know this generosity is only just beginning. (We didn't want...

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