THE BIG REFRESH The Eiffel Tower had one. The Great Wall of China. The Parthenon. And so many more. A refresh that is, because buildings do not exist forever without a little tender, loving care. For Inn from the Cold, this spring and summer, we’ll be giving our centuries-old Family Emergency Shelter a little TLC thanks to our generous donors […]

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Marriott International’s 3rd Annual Lobster BBQ Back again by popular demand, The Delta Calgary South by Marriott Presents Marriott International’s 3rd Annual Lobster BBQ! Calgary’s favorite way to kick off the summer and support a worthwhile cause. Guests will be treated to a delicious lobster and steak dinner. Entertainment will include an exciting competition between five of Calgary’s top chefs […]

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Centron joins Claire’s Campaign as a matching donor! Raising the Campaign goal to $900,000 and extending the end date to June 6th In a community where a record number of families spent last night at Inn from the Cold’s Emergency Family Shelter, the Centron Group of Companies has committed $50,000 to Inn from the Cold’s mission to end child and […]

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There are at least 200 reasons to contribute to ending child and family homelessness. That’s how many families are estimated to be experiencing homelessness in our city every year. Make your donation count. Every $1 donated to Claire’s Campaign in the month of May counts as $2 through a matching campaign of up to $400K by Gary Nissen, Karen Zutter […]

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Titilade Adeniyi is a case manager at Journey House. She works directly with families who move into our Journey House buildings. Families who live in Journey House require more case management care on their journey to independence. Titi provides care and guidance to families entering housing for the first time after trauma. For many of the families, she works with this is […]

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Claire’s Campaign:  Make a difference in the life of a child experiencing homelessness  With Inn from the Cold’s annual fundraiser, Claire’s Campaign, in full swing, Calgary businessman, and philanthropist, Gary Nissen, urges every Calgarian to contribute to ending child and family homelessness. “There is no better time than now to support ending child and family homelessness,” he says. Unlike adult, […]

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Eva Fox is a Family Support Worker, working at our Intake desk. But the most important part of her role at Inn from the Cold is the close relationships she forms with families staying at our Emergency Family Shelter. She has been working at the Inn for just over two years and in that time, her compassion and strength have […]

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Family Homelessness INNformation Series: Social Inclusion Interview with Randy Maloski Randy Malkoski (RM) is the Project Lead of our Journey House program. A housing program for families who are in need of intensive supports to help them integrate back into the mainstream community and maintain independence. The Journey House model is focused as much on healing as it is on […]

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Randy Malkoski is the Project Lead of Journey House. Journey House is place-based supportive housing, incorporating private family units with a wide range of programming and supports available for families based on their unique needs. Journey House supports the path from crisis to housing stability, supporting families to develop the life skills needed to achieve independence. The Journey House model is focused […]

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Family Homelessness INNformation Series: Social Inclusion Part 5 of our Family Homelessness INNformation Series explores the topic of social inclusion. Over the past two week’s we got to hear the important insights from industry experts on the topic.   Background on Social Inclusion United Nations defines social inclusion as: “the process of improving the terms of participation in society, particularly […]

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We are excited to announce the 6th Annual Claire’s Campaign. This year’s Campaign goal is the highest yet at $800,000, supporting the Inn’s Family Support Program. This year all donations made will be matched up to $400,000. $250,000 by Campaign Chair Gary Nissen, $100,00 from Gary’s sister Karen Zutter, and $50,00 from the generous Hutchinson Family. All funds raised from […]

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Family Homelessness INNformation Series: Social Inclusion Episode 5 of our INNformation Series will be exploring the topic of social inclusion. The United Nations defines social inclusion as: “the process of improving the terms of participation in society, particularly for people who are disadvantaged, through enhancing opportunities, access to resources, voice and respect for rights.” Watch Kara Layher and Abe Brown […]

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