Posts Tagged: Carya Causes

An Engaged Father is a Game Changer

An engaged father is a game changer

This Father’s Day, consider giving the gift that helps build strong families for generations to come. Fathers come in many shapes and sizes. A dad might be a biological or adoptive parent, a stepparent, a father figure or any other male-identified individual in a child’s life that serves a caregiving role. Whoever they are, they… Read more »

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carya is here.

If you look around this holiday season, you might see our name a little bit more often than you’re used to as you travel through the city. This year we’re coming to you with a simple message – carya is here. Whether you’re a long time client or you’ve never heard of us before, we… Read more »

Lace Up for Carya in the 2016 Calgary Marathon

Carya is pleased to be one of the charities involved in the 2016 Scotiabank Calgary Marathon! The annual marathon, which is being held on May 29, sees more than 12,000 participants run and walk 5km, 10 km, half marathon and full marathon races. There is even a special race program just for kids! The event… Read more »

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Their Crisis; Our Concern

Stories of the Syrian refugee crisis reach us via television, radio, newspaper and social media every day.  But it’s important to remember that they’re more than just stories; these are real lives and real families who need real help. Carya’s Urgent Family Care team has been providing crisis support to Calgary’s most vulnerable families for… Read more »

Connecting with Our Community

As part of Carya’s Christmas giving campaign, we’re going to be out in the community talking about our work and asking Calgarians to donate this holiday season. It’s an opportunity for our staff to connect with the Calgary community and for the community to see those who make our work possible. Yesterday we spent the… Read more »

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Little Givers, Give a Lot

At Carya, we appreciate every donation.  Because every donation makes a difference in the lives of those we help.  But sometimes we receive a donation that really touches us.  Like last week when we received an email from Kieran Nordbye who wanted to donate his 10th birthday money to an organization which helps families with… Read more »

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and Resilience

The incidence of sexual assault among women attending university in Canada is estimated to be as great as 25%.  A recent research study by the New England Journal of Medicine found that first year students completing a 12-hour resistance program reduced the rate of rape by nearly 50%. Something to be celebrated? Certainly. But sexual… Read more »

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2015

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Statistically 9,000 older adults are affected by elder abuse in Calgary. That’s 9,000 parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.  Because elder abuse isn’t something that happens to other people, it happens to real people. People that we come into contact with every day; people that we live next to or provide services to, people… Read more »