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New affordable duplex in Okotoks complete thanks to community support

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 12:22:59 PM

In February, we celebrated the completion of a duplex in the D'ARCY community of Okotoks that will provide affordable home ownership opportunities to two local families.

We were thankful to be joined by many of the supporters who have helped to make the project possible, along with Avon, Romano and their kids who recently moved into one of the homes.

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Calgary Foundation: champions of community engagement

Posted on Mar 22, 2019 9:20:00 AM

For nearly 65 years, Calgary Foundation has been a leader in building powerful connections between donors and community organizations.

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CREB® Charitable Foundation announces $1M legacy gift to Habitat for Humanity

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 9:11:29 AM

The room erupted with applause when CREB® Charitable Foundation president, Alyssa Campos announced a one million dollar partnership with Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta at the CREB® Charitable Foundation’s annual general meeting.

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How 30 Calgary faith groups have raised $800K for Habitat for Humanity

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 9:21:58 AM

There's something amazing about seeing a diverse group of people come together, especially when they’re from all different backgrounds and faith communities.

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The Larry Carey Charity Golf Classic raises $40,000

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:40:10 PM

We’re all about families here at Habitat, so thank you to everyone at Carey Management for adopting us into your family for another year as a beneficiary of the Larry Carey Charity Golf Tournament.

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Hockey helps Habitat

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 3:18:57 PM

Hockey Helps the Homeless had been a huge supporter of Habitat for several years, so I had let them know that I’d be happy to help on the day of the event in any way that might be needed.

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Putting the "home" back in homework

Posted on Aug 9, 2018 4:39:42 PM

With the upcoming school year fast approaching, many families are starting to think about buying school supplies and registering for extra-curricular activities. For other families without a permanent residence, other things come to mind.

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7 things to warm your heart on a cold November day

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 4:40:12 PM

 

There's something bitter-sweet about the year coming to an end.

On the bitter side, there’s the weather (obviously), but on the sweet side, there’s the chance to look back and reflect on some pretty remarkable moments over the year.

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Philanthropy in Action: Thank you to the Larry Carey Charity Golf Classic!

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 4:35:07 PM

For 25 years the Larry Carey Charity Golf Classic has been raising money for local charities. This year they raised $35,000 in support of Habitat for Humanity!

Hosted by Carey Management and in honour of the late Larry Carey, founder of Wallace and Carey, this annual golf tournament brings together members of the Calgary community for a fun day of golf, food and drinks, all in the name of raising money for charity!

Think 130 golfers, over 60 dedicated volunteers, and (despite our record hot summer every other day), a freezing cold rainy morning topped with nostalgia and enthusiasm for a great cause.

This year for their 26th annual event they went above and beyond their fundraising goal of $25 000 (they raised $35 000) and had a great time doing it! Each hole had a unique 70’s theme (think Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Disco) and tons of food and prizes.

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4 Highlights from Women Build 2017

Posted on Aug 2, 2017 1:59:03 PM

Calgary women join forces to learn, build and provide the foundations for a better future for families in Pineridge

"What an amazing day! Such a great opportunity to bond with the other women at work outside of the office setting! Thank you for letting us be part of this".

- WOmen Build Participant

Between May 4th and May 27th, more than 200 local women came together for seven build days. Along with fundraising and building Habitat homes in the neighbourhood of Pineridge, participants engaged with their coworkers and friends in a meaningful way, building lasting impact in the community.

Here are some highlights to celebrate the participants, the fundraising efforts, and their impact:

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