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June 13, 2024

The days are getting longer, and Spring is peeking around the corner. This time of year, many Calgarians who are fortunate enough to have a home to call their own are cleaning house and letting go of old items.

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Calgary shelters, hotels step up to conserve water as feeder main repairs continue
June 13, 2024

The days are getting longer, and Spring is peeking around the corner. This time of year, many Calgarians who are fortunate enough to have a home to call their own are cleaning house and letting go of old items.

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The impact of monthly giving | Join the #RippleEffect Collective!
May 17, 2024

The days are getting longer, and Spring is peeking around the corner. This time of year, many Calgarians who are fortunate enough to have a home to call their own are cleaning house and letting go of old items.

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Red Dress Day – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirit People
April 29, 2024

In 2010, a Metis artist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba hung hundreds of empty red dresses in public places to represent the missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people (MMIWG2S). Her aim was to bring awareness and confront the violence this population experiences.

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Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning with Community Cleanups!
April 19, 2024

The days are getting longer, and Spring is peeking around the corner. This time of year, many Calgarians who are fortunate enough to have a home to call their own are cleaning house and letting go of old items.

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Rezoning: only ambitious action will ease Calgary’s housing crisis
March 20, 2024

Author: Inam Teja, Policy & Advocacy Specialist, Calgary Drop-In Centre Calgary’s housing shortage is being experienced most painfully by the most vulnerable in our society. The Calgary Drop-In Centre is […]

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International Women’s Day – March 8th
March 7, 2024

Author: Anda Fabrig, DEI Liaison On March 8th across the globe, we recognize this day for the accomplishments and achievements of women—it’s also a time to raise awareness for the […]

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7 ways to continue Random Acts of Kindness this year
February 22, 2024

As Random Acts of Kindness Week ends, let’s not forget that we can carry the kindness forward all year long! Learn how you can make a #RippleEffect in your community! […]

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RFP Now Open: Consolidated Legal Services
February 15, 2024

By Alexis H., Executive Assistant  | Calgary Drop-In Centre   We are pleased to open a Request for Proposals for consolidated legal services. The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is looking […]

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Housing Inequity and the Urgency of the Affordability Crisis
November 22, 2023

By Kate D., Senior Manager of Housing Programs | Calgary Drop-In Centre   We are in the middle of a housing crisis and housing inequity is increasing. We are sounding alarms, […]

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