News & Stories

Celebrating World Kindness Day
November 12, 2021

November 13 is a special date at the DI. Not only is it the anniversary of the opening of our most recent affordable housing building, Greenview Rise, but it’s World […]

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World Homeless Day 2021
October 8, 2021

The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is proud to stand alongside our peers in the homeless-serving sector in recognizing World Homeless Day, a day that has been commemorated on October […]

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to be Observed at the DI
September 29, 2021

On September 30, Canada will be recognizing the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which the Calgary Drop-In Centre will also be observing. However, as we are a 24-7 […]

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National Neighbour Day | Community is key
September 28, 2021

Those who are familiar with the DI know that Community is one of our core values: a concept that shapes our decision-making, our advocacy work, and our everyday behaviour. We […]

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Celebrating the Calgary Drop-In Centre’s 60th Anniversary — Final Video Posted
September 8, 2021

For six decades the DI has strived to help Calgary’s vulnerable, but what that help looks like has evolved over the years. What originally started as a place for lunch, […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day 2021
August 31, 2021

On August 31st, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) will be observing International Overdose Awareness Day, which is a global effort to end drug poisoning, reduce the stigma surrounding it […]

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Enter to Win a WestJet Gift of Flight for Two!
August 13, 2021

Our Kindness Open golf tournament is back on Tuesday, September 14! If you haven’t registered yet, spots are filling up quickly and early bird pricing ends on Sunday, August 15. […]

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Community Gardens at the DI
June 22, 2021

By: Erin N., Senior Coordinator, Affordable Housing Although a lot of the excitement of the garden is getting your fingers dirty and bringing community together, or simply getting people outdoors, […]

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National Indigenous Peoples Day
June 21, 2021

This June 21, 2021 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians to celebrate and learn about the heritage and culture of First Nations, […]

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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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