The INNside Scoop: Celebrating Aboriginal Awareness Week

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Aboriginal Awareness Week

June 19-24

This week, Calgary celebrates Aboriginal Awareness Week, a time to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

We see a high rate of Indigenous families come through our doors on a daily basis. Despite the fact that only three percent of our city’s population are Indigenous, they account for over half of our guests each year – in 2016, 62% of our guests were Indigenous. Please take a minute to hear Sheila's story; she moved to Calgary in hopes of finding the proper supports for her three special needs children. Sheila is one of many courageous Indigenous mothers who is striving for a better life for her and her children.

You can find a list of community events taking place in and around Calgary during Aboriginal Awareness Week here.

Click to view Sheila's story

Click here for more information.

Meet Nairoby

Donations Sorting Volunteer

Nairoby is originally from Venezuela and came to Canada only six months ago and decided to volunteer to meet new people and practice her English all while helping others. She loves organizing and contributing to her community. We receive an enormous amount of donations from our supporters and rely on committed volunteers like Nairoby to support the needs of our guests.

Thank you for your commitment to the Inn, Nairoby!

Click here to learn more about volunteering with us. 

Please consider joining the Inn Crowd, our monthly giving program.

When you are part of the Inn Crowd, giving is more convenient for you, your donations will make a regular, compounded impact and you will enjoy special perks that come along with being part of the Inn Crowd. Monthly donations help us achieve our mission and vision through consistent, sustainable support. Please email inncrowd@innfromthecold.org for more information or click here to join now.

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Inn from the Cold Society is planning to raise an estimated $4,000,000 in the 2017/18 fiscal year through fundraising activities, which will cost our organization an estimated $557,988. The money we raise will help create a brighter future for homeless families in our community. For more information, please contact Joelle Mar: joellem@innfromthecold.org.

Our address is #106, 110 - 11th Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0X5. Charitable Number: 87082 3648 RR0001.

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