Third Party Fundraising

Throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home! Interested in hosting a fun event while supporting Closer to Home? Often, we hear from individuals, companies, church and school groups who would like to throw a community fundraiser for Closer to Home. We refer to this as a ‘third party fundraiser’. Here are some creative ideas… [Continue Reading]

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Alberta’s Promise Partnership

At Closer to Home, our promise to Alberta’s children and youth is to provide family-centred, strength-based services to ensure that children have healthy and safe living environments in which to grow and develop. And, in some cases, when families are separated, we promise to provide a place for children and youth to call home while… [Continue Reading]

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Become a Foster Parent

Be the Difference…Become a Foster Parent Growing up is hard enough…Imagine being separated from your family. Currently, there are approximately 1,500 children in Foster Care in Calgary. You can make a difference for these children. The Closer to Home Foster Care Program offers a supportive family environment for children from birth to 17 years old. These… [Continue Reading]

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Use Your POWER For Good!

Closer to Home has been selected as a community partner of Sponsor Energy, a new power retailer in Alberta. Consumers can switch to Sponsor Energy to save money on their electricity bill and donate to charity at no additional cost.  Half of Sponsor Energy’s profits on power consumption are donated to the customer’s charity of… [Continue Reading]

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