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.

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 ranges from their Hope for Humanity Roses Campaign to donations from their December holiday campaign to support Calgarians experiencing homelessness. This holiday season, greengate Garden Centres continues to give / 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

Proceeds From Country Song to Help Calgarians Experiencing Homelessness

Posted May 16th, 2019

Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) has been selected as the beneficiary of the proceeds from the Backroad Traveler Band’s (BTB) new song, “A Day in the Country.”. Sandy McCrae with the (BTB), a Calgary country rock band, approached CHF’s Director of Human Resources, Coleen Hutton, about their exciting new theme song for the beloved sport of / Read More

U Of C Commerce Undergraduate Society Participate in 5 Days For The Homeless

Posted May 13th, 2019

YAT members with CHF System Planners, Shane Rempel and Michael Grant, and CUS leaders, Jenna Elmquist, Mikayla MacLeod and Eric Zhang In April, members of the Calgary Homeless Foundation’s (CHF) Youth Advisory Table (YAT), (an advisory committee of Calgary youth experiencing or transitioning out of homelessness), received a donation from students of the University of / Read More