Blog

CHF has two blogs to keep the community informed about our programs to end homelessness. This blog, and our research blog that focuses specifically on the research projects that CHF and our partners engage in.

By staying informed and understanding the impacts homelessness has on people, communities and our city, as well as the progress we are making, everyone can understand the part they need to play to end homelessness.

CHF Leadership Transition

Posted January 16th, 2020

The Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) Board of Directors, with great regret, has accepted the resignation of Diana Krecsy, President and CEO. Diana will be stepping down as leader effective Jan. 31, 2020. Gail Boehm, Chief Operating Officer at CHF, will commence as Acting CEO, effective Feb. 1, 2020. The Board of Directors has retained Leaders / Read More

How Mady Found Her Way Home

Posted December 11th, 2019

Your donation helps Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) play a unique role in ending homelessness in our city. Your support ensures that CHF will continue to identify service gaps and develop innovative solutions to help people in need find their way home. Your donation today will help build more futures. Join us in creating solutions that / Read More

Trail Blazer Breakfast: Early Bird pricing ends January 31, 2020

Posted December 9th, 2019

Trail Blazer Breakfast is CHF’s annual marquee fundraiser event. We invite you to join us on the morning of May 7, 2020, where you will connect with other thought-leaders, innovators, philanthropists, influencers and entrepreneurs in Calgary – people who aren’t afraid to blaze new trails and leverage joint resources and expertise in order to collectively address / Read More

greengate Garden Centres continues to support CHF with proceeds from their December sales

Posted December 9th, 2019

Since 2003, greengate Garden Centres has continued to generously support Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) in our work to end homelessness in our city. Their year-round support for Calgarians experiencing homelessness ranges from their Hope for Humanity Roses Campaign to donations from their December holiday campaign. This holiday season, greengate Garden Centres continues to give through / Read More

Small City Stockings (Recommend-athon) in Support of CHF

Posted November 26th, 2019

Small City Stockings was founded by three Calgarians, also known as Small City Stocking’s Head Elves: Chad Neufeld, Peter Bishop, and Kysha Modella-Tackaguchi. Through Small City Stockings, they work to curate the perfect stocking stuffers for busy people who believe their loved ones deserve the best holiday gifts. Each item is sourced from local businesses / Read More

The James House – Coming Soon to Hillhurst/Sunnyside

Posted September 10th, 2019

The Hillhurst/Sunnyside community will soon be ringing with the sounds of new construction as The James House starts to take shape. Homebuilders Logel Homes and Cardel Lifestyles gathered on September 5th with Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), HomeSpace Society and the RESOLVE Campaign to celebrate the virtual groundbreaking of The James House. This building will soon / Read More

CHF Youth Advisors Host Community BBQ

Posted August 15th, 2019

Fifty young people, many currently experiencing homelessness, gathered in Inglewood last July for an evening of community, music and friendship over hot dogs and burgers. With support from Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), the Youth Advisory Table (YAT) hosted a barbecue to raise awareness about the YAT and bring together the community, youth at risk of, / Read More

Jayman BUILT Opens The Clayton Building in Bowness

Posted August 13th, 2019

Thirty more Calgarians will transition out of homelessness when they move into their new home in Bowness, thanks to Jayman BUILT. Jayman, in partnership with Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), HomeSpace Society and the RESOLVE Campaign, celebrated the opening of The Clayton on August 8th. The building provides affordable housing with on-site supports (provided by Calgary / Read More

Grade Four Students Moved by Stories of Homelessness Present Cheque to CHF

Posted July 2nd, 2019

Last June, before a packed gymnasium at Olympic Heights School, some very special grade 4 students presented Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) with a cheque for $1,738.67. The donation represents the culmination of months of hard work by these inspiring young people. The students worked on a collective social entrepreneurial adventure program which began by researching / Read More