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The 13th annual Steps to End Homelessness, presented by Tamarack Valley Energy takes place on Sunday, April 28, at the McHugh Bluff Staircase.

Are you ready to climb for a cause? The annual Steps to End Homelessness event is back and we can’t wait to see you there! This beloved fundraising event unites people of all ages and fitness levels to ascend as many staircases as they can, rallying behind Calgary’s most vulnerable families facing a housing crisis.

We know the impact that the housing crisis has on families, and the struggles they face on a daily basis. That’s why the proceeds raised from this event will go directly to support those families experiencing the brunt of the housing crisis. With your help, we can make a real difference in their lives.

Following the event, challengers and spectators are invited to enjoy a BBQ sponsored by Spolumbo’s, a family carnival, and an award ceremony for competing individuals and teams!

So, lace up your shoes and join us for a day of fun, fitness, and fundraising. Let’s climb together and make a positive impact in our community.

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352 steps (2x up & down) in recognition of the number of children housed by Inn

from the Cold (in 2023)

622 steps (4x up & down) in recognition of the number of family members housed by

Inn from the Cold (in 2023)

1545 steps (9x up & down) steps in recognition of the number of families served by

Inn from the Cold (in 2023)

Note: One round is counted as 167 steps up and back down using the ramp.

$250 – Provides a week of healthy morning snacks for 10 children before they head off to school.

$500 – Provides 100 children a healthy bagged lunch for school.

$1000 – Provides a child with essentials and access to our child and youth program.

* Inn from the Cold’s goal is to raise $100,000 to help break the cycle of family homelessness.

Steps to End Homelessness was founded in 2009 by community advocate Suzanne West – born out of her desire to change the world and her commitment to advocate for the less fortunate. Suzanne’s passion and determination to end child and family homelessness was contagious and tireless.

This event is now hosted by Inn from the Cold, and held in Suzanne’s memory, with donations matched by Power of One Foundation — Suzanne’s charitable foundation now operated by her family.

Since the event’s inception, over $400,000 has been raised to support Inn from the Cold. We hope you will help us continue her legacy and join us to end homelessness on April 28th.