News & Stories

7 Impactful Ways to Give Back
February 13, 2023

Read time: 2 – 3 minutes Deciding which charities to support can be daunting, with many worthy causes to choose from. If you’re like us and believe that everyone deserves […]

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Calgary Drop-In Centre’s Free Goods Program welcomes all people in need, including those new to Canada
September 25, 2022

Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes The Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) is happy to play a part in welcoming newcomers to Canada settle into communities in Calgary. Moving to a […]

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Outcomes of the DI’s Housing and Resource Day
February 17, 2022

Last week, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) played a role in Operation East Side, an operation led by Calgary Police Services and Bylaw Services. While this was taking place, […]

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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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