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Finding Calgary's Rough Sleepers

Posted by Scott Corner, Communications Student with CHF on 21 February 2012 | 2 Comments

On January 18, 2012, I had the chance to be part of Calgary's first homeless count since 2008. Approximately 200 people volunteered, including: Calgary Police Service, City of Calgary Bylaw officers, non-profit agency outreach teams, parking authority staff, and Calgary Stampede and the University of Calgary employees.

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Bishop Henry Encourages all Faiths in Calgary to Help End Homelessness

Posted by Bishop Fred Henry, Roman Catholic Diocese of Calgary on 11 October 2011 | 0 Comments

The CHF hosted an All Faiths Breakfast on Tuesday, October 11, as part of the 15th Annual Homeless Awareness Week, in order to raise awareness and garner support among different faith leaders for ending homelessness in Calgary. Key speakers such as Tom Jackson (homeless advocate and actor/singer), Bishop Fred Henry, Tim Hearn (immediate past chair of CHF), and Mayor Naheed Nenshi, encouraged guests to initiate ways their faith communities could help end homelessness in Calgary.

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