September 3 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

September 3 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

Confirmed COVID-19 outbreak at the Calgary Drop-In Centre As of Thursday, September 3, we have learned that a total of five clients of the Calgary Drop-In Centre’s main shelter have tested positive for COVID-19. Since we reported our first case on Thursday, August 27,...
August 27 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

August 27 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

Confirmed COVID-19 case at the Calgary Drop-In Centre We have learned that one client of the Calgary Drop-In Centre’s (the DI) main shelter tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was tested on August 22. Prior to this positive case, more than 100 tests had been...

Kindness only counts if it’s for everyone

A statement of anti-racism on behalf of the senior leadership team at the Calgary Drop-In Centre As a leadership team, we strive to be open. To listen. To stay committed to the greater good—which is why we need to state, unequivocally, that we denounce racism, hatred,...
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...
May 7 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

May 7 – Community Update Re: COVID-19

May 7, 2020 Weekly Community Update Re: COVID-19 Greetings friends, Tonight, city landmarks will light up in orange in support of all homeless-serving agencies and front-line essential workers. We’re so honoured to be recognized among this group, and as...