3 simple questions. 3 amazing people. 3 inspiring answers.

We asked this year’s recipients of the Arthur R. Smith Awards 3 simple questions. Here are their inspiring responses.  

New Research Paper provides critical view into homelessness

March 17th, 2015

Congratulations to Ron Kneebone, Meaghan Bell, Nicole Jackson and Ali Jadidzadeh on the release of the research paper, Who are the Homeless? Numbers, trends, characteristics of those without homes in Calgary. University of Calgary, The School of Public Policy SPP research Papers. Volume 8. Issue 11. March 2015 The data Read More

Arthur R. Smith Award Recipients Celebrated at luncheon in their honour.

March 12th, 2015

Arthur R. Smith’s legacy was celebrated at the annual Arthur R. Smith Awards (Awards) luncheon held, Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the MacDougall Centre, Sisika Room. The awards, which include a cash reward, were presented to a front-line employee, a front-line team and a volunteer who were nominated by peers and members of Read More

I Heart Home YYC — Updated Plan to End Homelessness

  In her remarks, the Honourable Teresa Woo-Paw, MLA for Calgary-Northern Hills and Associate Minister of Asia Pacific Relations, identified three words that are deadly to social change. Can’t. Never. Impossible. Ending homelessness deserves better than our negativity. It deserves our best. Those three words need to be changed, reframed, transformed to Read More

Coldest Night of the Year – a walk to remember

Written by Britany Ardelli Have you ever felt so cold in the midst of winter your face feels frozen, like it can barely move and your legs feel like they are about to crack open? That was me at the Coldest Night of the Year Walk. This was a temporary and voluntary Read More

Your likes and tweets helped ENMAX light up Alberta!

Thank you everyone who took the time to like and tweet ENMAX and their Light Up Alberta Campaign. Along with those clicks and encouraging others to do the same CHF will receive $15,000 to support clients living in community. Just goes to show, all it takes is one bright idea Read More

Sharing our stories, we learn about ourselves

Sharing our stories, we learn about ourselves Written By Nicole Jackson, Research and Policy Analyst , CHF A number of months ago, our blog post focused on the work of the Client Action Committee in relation to a project collaborating with the Alberta Human Rights Commission to explore the rights of Read More

Ending Homelessness: Yes We Can!

January 22nd, 2015

Message from CEO On May 21st of last year I was honoured with being named the President and CEO of CHF. In the seven months since I took over the office, I have been constantly inspired by the passion and commitment of the many people and agencies I’ve met throughout Read More

Help ENMAX Brighten the Darkest Nights

And make a difference in ending homelessness.   Help ENMAX light up Alberta. Until February 16, 2015, like ENMAX on Facebook or follow on Twitter and they’ll donate $2 in support of community partners Habitat for Humanity Edmonton and the Calgary Homeless Foundation. #LightingUpAB Learn more  

Greengate Garden Centres Makes Holiday Magic

December 17th, 2014

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