The City of Calgary | Community Neighbourhoods
Provided direct support for our children and youth by offering programs, field trips and recreational opportunities.
Purchased activity kits for children and youth and organized a backpack stuff event, distributing backpacks filled with school supplies.
Set up play bins of outdoor activity equipment at our temporary accommodation locations.
Prospect Human Services
Provided two (2) 20-foot shipping containers to store and sort community donations.
Redirected all internal donations to CCIS and offered support for digital programming for the children & youth.
Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth
Offered support for digital programming for children & youth.
Mobilized salons and stylists from around Calgary to offer free hair services to Afghan women, men, children and youth. Provided their spaced & resources for weekend salon days.
Canadian Tire | Jumpstart
Canadian Tire has been a great corporate sponsor, providing 2500 sports balls, winter jackets and boots, as well as much-needed luggage.
Donated 200 hockey bags to assist with luggage and travel needs.
Bow City Storage
Reduced storage unit costs (for storage of donations). Provided at cost, a 60% reduction.
As they did with the Syrians in 2016, Mainstreet has provided rental units to the Afghans.
Royal Bank of Canada
The Crowfoot bank location coordinated a donation drive amongst staff and customers, and encouraged other internal RBC teams to do the same.
Donated 300 entrance passes for families.
Organized a donor drive for hockey bags amongst staff, clients, and friends, and committed the team for a full day of volunteering, resulting in 15 participants.