News & Stories

COVID-19 Response – As of June 10
June 10, 2021

As of June 10 at 12:00 p.m., there are three active client cases as part of the Calgary Drop-In Centre’s third outbreak. We work in close partnership with The Alex […]

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Electronic Recycling Association and the DI – Reducing eWaste by Working Together
June 4, 2021

Many individuals and companies have a closet full of unused, unwanted electronics. These electronics can have a second life, and it is because of partnerships like those between the Calgary […]

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Kamloops Residential School Discovery
June 2, 2021

Our Statement of Support The news of a mass unmarked grave of children is a disgraceful piece of Canada’s legacy, and as a nation, we must acknowledge the immeasurable trauma that […]

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Celebrating the United Way’s 2021 Bhayana and Agency Awards
May 6, 2021

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is thrilled to have received the Engaging Communities Award alongside The Mustard Seed, Alpha House, and Salvation Army as part of the United Way’s […]

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Recent Volcano Relief Drives Spur Community Support
May 6, 2021

Calgarians got together recently to support those affected by the recent eruptions in St. Vincent and The Grenadines. The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association of Calgary’s Volcano Relief Drives […]

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COVID-19 vaccination clinics in our shelters
April 23, 2021

Working alongside other homeless serving agencies in Calgary, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) has continued to advocate for the prioritization of those we serve in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. […]

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#VolunteersBringChange
April 23, 2021

Without volunteers, we would not have been able to do the great work we are so proud to have done over the last 60 years! The DI is proud to […]

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Volunteers: the value of one, the power of many
April 21, 2021

“The Value of One, The Power of Many” is the theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week, and it perfectly reflects how volunteers so significantly impact agencies like ours. COVID-19 […]

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Free Goods Program at Calgary Community Cleanups!
April 20, 2021

Spring has sprung, and many fortunate Calgarians who have a home to call their own are housekeeping and letting go of old items. If you are in the same boat […]

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Thank you to all those who volunteer their time, talent, and treasure!
April 19, 2021

It’s National Volunteer Week, and we are at a loss for words in conveying just how grateful we are to have the volunteers we do! We cannot thank our volunteers […]

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