The RESOLVE Campaign E-Newsletter

A message from Alan and Sheryl

While RESOLVE is gearing up for an exciting summer of progress, we know there are still many vulnerable Calgarians in need of affordable and supported rental housing. With the engine of Calgary’s economy running on low for the time being, we must remember that even more households are just one paycheque away from losing their homes. [Read more]

Gabriel Chen awarded as legal advocate for Calgary’s homeless

Lack of housing, high rent, mental health, disability, addictions and job loss can all lead to a person facing homelessness – and, sometimes as a result, legal issues. Legal issues and homelessness often contribute to each other in a vicious cycle, making it crucial to address them together. [Read more]

Importance of affordable and supported homes for seniors backed by building manager

Seniors, especially those who are homeless, are often forgotten by those less wearied by time – yet these seniors are the ones who paved the way for younger generations to move into the golden ages themselves. Michelle Graefer, believes in respecting and protecting Calgary’s aging population. [Read more]

Building Managers at Horizon Housing help tenants feel at home

On paper, Jess Kennedy may seem like a typical building manager for an apartment complex – keeping the hallways clean, conducting regular building maintenance, handling security, collecting rent – but in reality he is anything but. He is also a friend.
[Read more]

Making communities safer with affordable and supported housing

Working, grocery shopping, cooking, doing laundry, paying rent and taxes – these are things that are part of everyday life for most adults. Tom didn’t have the opportunity to learn these skills until the age of 42. He spent his childhood enduring unthinkable emotional, physical and sexual abuse at the hands of those he was supposed to be able to trust. [Read more]

From survive to thrive

In my former position working at a homeless shelter I witnessed the survival mindset of my clients. Yet every person I met could not (and would not) deny they wanted to thrive. Thriving is close to the heart of humankind. It is a desire as deep as the instinct to survive. Look at the stories which populate our bookshelves, Facebook feeds, and news publications. [Read more]

Upcoming Events

Crime Prevention through Social Development
Monday, May 11, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Calgary John Howard Society Main Office
917 9th Ave. SE
Learn about CJHS programs and how the agency works to promote social development. Lunch included.
RSVP to Kevin Brown at

Alpha House Casino
Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3, 2015
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Cash Casino
4040 Blackfoot Tr. SE
To volunteer, please contact David Burke at or 403-237-8341.

Providence House and Aurora on the Park Kickoff
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Presentation 2:00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m.
Yarn-bombing event 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

832 10th St. NW
This kickoff for the Calgary Homeless Foundation's upcoming RESOLVE projects will also include a giant yarn-bombing. For more information, contact

RESOLVE in the News

For more information about RESOLVE, visit our website, or contact our office at or 403-930-0970.

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