Doors Open Calgary (DOYYC)

Over the last weekend in September, many of Calgary’s most intriguing and beloved sites participate in Doors Open YYC. For this one weekend, buildings in all quadrants of the city open their doors – free of charge – to the public and provide revealing tours and behind-the-scenes experiences. Whether you’re a geek for history, architecture, […]

Distress Centre Calgary

Distress Centre Calgary (DCC) ensures everyone has a place to turn to in a time of crisis by providing 24 hour crisis support, professional counselling and 211 referrals – all at no cost. It’s not up to us to define what the crisis is–it’s different for everyone. We don’t judge. We’re here to listen and […]

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)

The Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) of Alberta is an animal rescue organization helping dogs and cats in Alberta. Founded in 1995, ARF is a volunteer-based organization and registered non-profit charity. Our mission is to rescue stray and unwanted dogs and cats from First Nations and rural areas and place them in loving, permanent homes while providing […]

Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society

Calgary Seniors has existed since 1995 when three similar organizations came together to serve seniors in our community better. Our agency provides a variety of innovative programs and services to seniors throughout the city with the goals to end senior isolation and help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes as long as possible. […]

Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation

What We Do Pawsitive Match saves dogs facing life-threatening circumstances in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The dogs in our program come from shelters that have no choice but to euthanize due to over-crowding or because they are shutting down. We also help save dogs on local reserves and occasional owner surrenders. In many […]

Hope Mission

We are an organization that’s province wide, however, our work in Calgary consists mostly of working with low-income and underprivileged children and youth in the Greater Forest Lawn area. We do this by providing after-school care and programming, regular weekend events, holiday events, meals, youth drop-in, and Summer Camps. All of our events also include […]

Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society

Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (CWRS) was established in 1993 to provide professional care for wildlife rehabilitation. Our goal is to Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release –the three R’s of responsible wildlife management. Each year we receive over 2000 injured or orphaned wild animals and respond to thousands of wildlife-related calls from the public. In addition, CWRS […]

CUPS

Calgary Urban Project Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families in Calgary overcome poverty. Through integrated health care, education and housing services, CUPS empowers people to overcome the challenges of poverty and reach their full potential. Last year, CUPS worked with over 9,000 struggling Calgarians. Volunteers are a vital and vibrant […]

Calgary Dream Centre

The Calgary Dream Centre exists to provide life-change for the homeless and those afflicted by addiction. This is accomplished through our recovery program, which emphasizes the development of life skills, education, and reintegration into the community. Our goal is for each client to reunite with their families, and live a life with restored dignity, discovered […]