Archive for 2014

Youth helping youth

"It’s a wonderful feeling knowing I can help someone my own age who is struggling."

A banner hangs in the office of Springbank Middle School that reads “At Springbank Middle School, we create a nurturing engaging environment that prepares and...

Finding his self-worth

Thanks to supporters like you, Bryton found hope when he wasn't sure it existed. 

Bryton Blog

Sixteen-year-old Bryton dreams of travelling the world, of going “anywhere and everywhere.” He sees a future full of possibilities and opportunities to better...

Making a difference

Thanks to Ruth and Clive Beddoe, our children and youth have bright futures ahead of them. 

Beddoe Family Edited2

It all started 24 years ago, when Ruth Beddoe discovered her passion to feed the hungry in Calgary: “I just felt a draw to help.” Ruth began raising...

BGCC Gets Stampede-ified!

The 2014 Calgary Stampede brought many great opportunities and experiences to our children and youth. Here is a round-up of some of the exciting BGCC happenings at the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth"!

Chili Cook-Off

Chili Cook Off Blog1On July 9, kids from our...

The Infinity Project is recognized across Canada

“For the first time I am not living a ‘program.’ I am living my life.”

Youth homelessness is often coupled with trauma, failed relationships, mental illness and addictions. Giving these youth a “choice” and a “voice” is essential in allowing them...

Girls Town: Looking back 70 years

“We opened the doors of our little building and Calgarians opened their hearts to help us.”

Donna ToneMy name is Donna Tone (Reynolds). I am 90 years old and looking back 70 years to one of the most rewarding periods of my life: the joy of meeting the...