Everyone’s a winner at Calgary Street Soccer Day!

Posted September 8th, 2014

On a sunny Saturday in early September, it’s easy for most of us to put aside household chores and things that would keep us indoors. Summer is short in Calgary and winter long, it’s important not to waste a day of fine weather! Unless you’re homeless and spend much of your time within the four walls of / Read More

Kudos to Alliance Pipeline!

Posted August 28th, 2014

Kudos to Alliance Pipeline for their Charity Partners Program. Not for Profits were invited to submit a short 3 – 4 minute video telling what they would do with a $200,000 donation evenly distributed over 2 years. Following a vote by all Calgary employees, the top ten charities will be announced on September 22, 2014. On October / Read More

Human Rights and Homelessness

The CHF’s Client Action Committee (CAC) actively conducts research, alongside the CHF Research Team. Historically, their research activities have included everything from conducting interviews, hosting focus groups, holding community forums, data entry, coding data, and subsequent analysis.  One of our ongoing projects as a Committee this year has been to develop an understanding of homelessness / Read More

Building the Foundation: Stepping Stone Manor

Stepping Stone Manor continues to move upward. The foundation for the 30 unit assisted living apartment building in the Beltline has been readied and the framework for the parkade is starting to take shape. We anticipate foundation and concrete work to be wrapped up within a month.  We’re excited to be working with Cedarglen Living / Read More

CHF Property Tour: It’s all about collaboration

Posted July 21st, 2014

Friday, July 18th was a perfect day for a tour of CHF properties. The day dawned bright and sunny, the air was warm and filled with excitement and fun and laughter as 20 CHFers and 5 members of the RESOLVE Campaign team climbed onto a big yellow school bus at 8:30 in the morning. Their mission, to / Read More

Volunteers Make Our Communities Shine

Posted June 7th, 2014

Written by Margaret De Laet   It’s Saturday morning, a beautiful day, the sun is shining, the sky is blue and we’re delighted to have a reason to spend the morning in the outdoors. Our vehicles are loaded with plants, seeds, gloves, lawn mowers, rakes, trowels, wheelbarrows, paint, etc. everything needed to spruce up Acadia / Read More

A good day for community building

Posted June 3rd, 2014

We planted flowers yesterday. We raked the lawn, tidied the hedges, swept the walk and laughed and joked and connected as a team and a community. We were at one of the buildings owned by the CHF to help out with spring cleaning. It was fun and fulfilling and, a nice break from ‘the office’. And when / Read More

Stepping Stone Manor is building up!

Posted May 26th, 2014

Video celebrating the kick-off event for CedarGlen Living’s Stepping Stone Manor The sun was shining and the Lilac Festival was in full swing as volunteers worked to remove the photos from the front facade of the house at 222 15 Ave SW to move them to the construction fencing. The move is necessary as the / Read More