News & Stories

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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Calgary Drop-In Centre seeking new board members
April 14, 2021

The Calgary Drop-In Centre is currently seeking out candidates to join our board of directors for a three-year term. This volunteer position comes with a time commitment of 3-10 hours […]

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The Free Goods Program offers essential services to low-income Calgarians
April 8, 2021

We, at the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI), are more than an emergency shelter. We provide essential care as well as health services, employment training, and housing supports to people […]

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Even after three outbreaks and more than 300 cases, COVID-19 still not our greatest threat
April 6, 2021

The pandemic has been a challenge for the Calgary Drop-In Centre, there is no doubt about that. In the early days of March 2020, we feared the worst. Would there […]

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We’re expanding our reach with support from the Calgary Homeless Foundation
April 1, 2021

In 2020, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) housed a record 428 people. With that many Calgarians living independently again, it takes a lot to furnish those homes. Thankfully, the […]

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Thank you to our friends.
March 26, 2021

COVID-19 has changed everything. Yet, one constant has been the DI being fueled by kindness. During this pandemic, incredible support has been shown to us on behalf of our donors […]

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