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Archive for 2014

Responding to a growing need

Forty-three years ago, an urgent need was recognized when children and youth began showing up at our Community Clubs on weekday mornings, telling staff they “couldn’t go back home.” At the time, there weren’t many options available for children...

The right to a family

It all started 18 years ago, when Shannon and Jonathan Young received a phone call about a 12-year-old girl who needed a home. This was the Young family’s introduction into the world of foster care, and this young girl was the first of over 35...

Up the Wall youth bring beauty to the Beltline

This summer, a group of youth in our Up the Wall program helped to beautify the Beltline neighbourhood in downtown Calgary. The result? Incredibly unique and eye-catching to anyone passing by! 

On the weekend of August 9, 2014, after weeks...

Raising up a generation

Getting better grades. Increasing their self-confidence. Developing leadership skills. Setting themselves up for future success. Cameron, Sabio and Olivia are gaining all of this–and more–since enrolling in Rogers Raising the Grade (RRTG) at our...

Pineridge Club's Guest of Honour

Pineridge Club thanks Enerplus for donation with a talent show 

On August 8, Enerplus headed to our Pineridge Club to deliver a donation and special gifts to our children and youth. But, little did Enerplus know, the kids at our Pineridge...