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Finding ways to protect homeless individuals and families from COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, homeless shelters are particularly high-risk locations for outbreak. With nearly 3,000 vulnerable citizens experiencing homelessness and thousands more at risk, shelters are crowded with limited opportunities for patrons to practice social distancing or health officials’ recommended hygiene measures. HomeSpace and Inn from the Cold found an …

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MEDIA RELEASE: Alberta homebuilder steps up to support affordable housing

March 3, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Calgary homebuilder Jayman BUILT (Jayman) announced its renewed commitment to help end homelessness in Calgary. For each Jayman home sold in 2020, the builder will donate $1,000 to be shared between four Alberta charities, including HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace). Jayman will also host a …

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The Coldest Night of The Year is Almost Here

This January cold snap is a good reminder to count our blessings if we have a warm roof over our head – and help ensure those that don’t are not left without supports. If you see a vulnerable person outside, ask them if they are okay and contact the Alpha …

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#GivingTuesdayYYC

“We have two days that are good for the economy. Now we have a day that is good for the community too.” It’s been a year of growth for us at HomeSpace and we’d like to continue that momentum by being part of this year’s GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday is a global …

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Tickets are on sale now for Finding Joy with HomeSpace

HomeSpace and our presenting sponsor BMO Bank of Montreal invite you to join us for our third anniversary celebration. Discover how to spark joy in your home with our special guest speaker – Certified KonMari Consultant Helen Youn! Learn about the home organization method made popular on the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. …

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MEDIA RELEASE: The Clayton is Open

CALGARY (August 8, 2019) – Today, Jayman BUILT (Jayman), in partnership with the RESOLVE Campaign, Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) and HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace) celebrate the grand opening of The Clayton. This new building gains its name from Alvin Clayton (A.C.) Westman, Jayman’s founder. The Clayton, located in Bowness, will provide …

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Our 2018-19 Report to Community: A Year of Building

2018 was a year of building at HomeSpace – from building homes to communities to partnerships, we are proud of all this team has accomplished. In the spirit of innovation, we are hosting our report on Instagram. You can view it from a desktop, phone or any device, and with or without …

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HomeSpace Wins Two CRRA Awards

HomeSpace was honoured on June 6 to receive two awards at the Calgary Residential Rental Association (CRRA) Gala – the Community Service Award and the Non-Profit Award. Thank you to the CRRA and to the category sponsors Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. (Community Service Award) and Kanas Shelter Corp. (Non-Profit …

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#NonProfitsVote

There is no more direct and powerful influence in an election cycle than casting a vote, and encouraging others to do so. Imagine the full force of the more than 26,000 nonprofits in Alberta joining together to get out the vote. CCVO has launched the nonpartisan #nonprofitsvote campaign to encourage …

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