• ANYONE ELSE FEEL LIKE AUGUST JUST SNUCK UP ON US?
    5 Things On Our Radar for August
    United Way

    Events

    Anyone else feel like August just snuck up on us? Summer is moving too fast but the sun is shining after a couple questionable days and we hope you’re able to get your dose of vitamin D! Still, feeling […]... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE.
    How well do you know YYC?
    United Way

    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride!

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  • ARTIST HOPES ART WILL CONNECT NEIGHBOURS. | POSTED: 2016-05-26
    City Unveils New Art at Quarry Park
    United Way

    Culture|News|Social

    Canadian artist Adad Hannah built a structure in Quarry Park called The Fold that he hopes will bring neighbours together. “On one level it’s sort of a big sculpture you can look at, but it’s also something your ki... (more)

  • YYC AS TOLD THROUGH OUR STORIES. | POSTED: 2016-04-20
    The Daily: Humans of Calgary – Because Everyone Has a Story
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Human Nature|Media

    We can’t help it – little glimpses into people’s stories like Humans of New York are so addictive! And, since we have our own version in YYC, we’ll just be over here scrolling through their Insta, 73 weeks b... (more)

  • HOW CAN YOU HELP MAKE CALGARY INCREDIBLE? | POSTED: 2015-04-27
    Welcome to YYC Connects!
    United Way

    News

    Welcome to YYC Connects, Calgary’s hub for action on social issues in our city. This is the place to see what’s impacting Calgary and make a difference. YYC Connects is managed by United Way of Calgary and Area. Cal... (more)

  • BRAGGING RIGHTS AVAILABLE HERE. | POSTED: 2016-06-30
    How well do you know YYC?
    United Way

    In honour of Canada Day, the Calgary Stampede and Folk Fest in July, we want to know how well do you know your city? Take our quiz of random facts about the city and share your Calgary pride! Photo credit […]... (more)

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY | POSTED:
    Website Developer
    Catholic Family Services

    | HRS

    CFS Calgary delivers high-impact solutions to build healthy individuals, families and communities working towards our vision where all vulnerable Calgarians thrive. We are searching for website developer who will be able... (more)

  • DOGS TO MEET AND GREET PASSENGERS AT CALGARY AIRPORT | POSTED: 2016-04-12
    The Daily: FlyYYC about to get some four-legged guests
    United Way

    Culture|Curious|Health|News

    We love this new initiative from PALS and Calgary’s International Airport who are partnering up to bring volunteers and their four legged friends to the airport during busy times. The program aims to help reduce st... (more)

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY | POSTED: 2016-08-10
    The Event Executioners (Getting the event to run smoothly)
    Gen Next Calgary

    | 12 HRS

    On-site Squad – Members of this team are go-getters, high-energy, “yes”-people. Committed to seeing Rouge materialize into success, this team is on-site for Saturday, October 15th, hands on. Think “Franc” f... (more)

  • INTERGENERATIONAL DAY IS JUNE 1 | POSTED: 2016-06-01
    Intergenerational Day
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Health|Lifestyle|Social

    In 2012, Mayor Nenshi officially declared June 1st Intergenerational Day in Calgary.  It’s a day to recognize and celebrate different generations and the value they bring to each other and our community at large. We a... (more)

  • NEIGHBOUR DAY IS JUNE 18TH | POSTED: 2016-05-27
    The Daily: Deadline for Neighbour Day Permits is Today!
    United Way

    Culture|Events|Social

    Pssstt… Looking to host the most amazing block party for this year’s Neighbour Day celebrations on June 18th? Procrastination is no longer an option, the deadline to apply and have the permit fee waived is today!... (more)

  • THE AFTERMATH OF A PANIC ATTACK IN PHOTOS. | POSTED: 2016-04-13
    The Daily: Panic Attacks Are Scary
    United Way

    Education|Family|Health|News

    Last week, Amber Smith from Warwickshire, England, revealed something about herself that many of her Facebook friends didn’t know: she suffers from panic attacks. Read her post in full here. According to the Mental Hea... (more)