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Thank you to our friends.

October 19, 2020

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 and supporters. We wanted to share a special thank you to some of our large-scale donations since March 2020.


Thank you Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP Barristers & Solicitors:

Thank you to Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP Barristers & Solicitors for your generous donation of $20,000. Your donation will be designated towards highest priority needs of our clients and our on-going work at the Calgary Drop-In Centre. This gift exemplifies the kindness and community spirit the DI family is known for.


Thank you Tim Horton’s East Village:

Thank you to Tim Horton’s in East Village who generously donated $1250.00 worth of gift cards to our emergency shelter. As the weather gets colder, your donation will go a long way to your neighbours at the DI.


Thank you Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta, Better Together COVID-19 Response Fund and Seven Generations Energy:

Thank you to Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta and the Better Together COVID-19 Response Fund with support from Seven Generations Energy for your financial contribution to our COVID-19 emergency support relief fund. Your support means so much to us as we continue to respond to the pandemic.


Thank you MHCare Medical:
Thank you to MHCare Medical who generously donated 5,000 face masks to our emergency shelter. Your donation will ensure that people will have the proper protection they need to perform their jobs safely.


Thank you Fresh Slice Pizza in East Village:

Thank you to our new neighbours, Fresh Slice Pizza in East Village who generously donated coupons for 2,000 slices of pizza. As one of our newest neighbours in East Village, your donation will provide a quick and tasty snack for up to 2,000 people!