Rally for Kids Raises Over $15,000


Despite heavy rain, Rally for Kids and The Backroad Bash & BBQ were quite successful and managed to raise over $15,000 for Youth HQ. The event saw a fantastic turnout of enthusiastic riders who enjoyed their journey along the historic CN Rail Trail. Thank you to all the volunteers for their support in helping to […]

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Youth HQ AGM


Youth HQ Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer and District, and BGC Red Deer & District   Invites all volunteers, alumni, members, donors and sponsors to our   Annual General Meetings (AGM) 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 16th , 2022 The proceedings of the meetings will be to: Approve the agenda; Approve the minutes of […]

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WELCOME TO THE BIG PURSUIT in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters WE’RE BACK … BIGGER AND BETTER THAN BEFORE Participate as an individual, a couple or a team No longer an amazing race format, but simply solve the clues, travel to one location and find the Golden Key Maximum of 1-2 hours The more […]

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We Want Your Input! STRATEGIC PLAN FOCUS GROUP INVITATION PURPOSE: This is an opportunity for families, friends, and stakeholders of Youth HQ to inform the future direction of our work. Together we will deepen our community’s understanding of the needs and opportunities for positive impacts with youth throughout Central Alberta. PARTICIPANTS: A diverse group of […]

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Candles for Kids


The Gull Lake Honey Company has generously decided to hold a campaign throughout the month of February in support of Youth HQ.  25% of all beeswax candle sales will be donated in support of the programs and services at Youth HQ. They have also designed two unique candles dedicated to seeing an end to the […]

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Home Depot Orange Door Campaign supports BGC Red Deer


YouthHQ and BGC Red Deer are pleased to announce a generous gift from the Home Depot Canada Foundation. Our local Red Deer Home Depot store efforts raised $10,194.28 with the Home Depot Canada Foundation contributing an additional $5,500.00 for a total gift of $15,694.28. “The Home Depot Canada Foundation is proud of our associates for […]

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BGC Red Deer Announces Expansion of Programs and Services to Rocky Mountain House


“Youth HQ is excited at the opportunity to support BGC (Boys and Girls Club) programming in Rocky Mountain House!  BGC Clearwater County is working with Youth HQ over the next several months to unify the two organizations.  This means that BGC Clearwater County will work to dissolve their stand-alone charitable status and have invited Youth […]

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Elijah Rubletz It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our Alumni, Elijah Rubletz. Eli participated in Camp Alexo and Boys and Girls Club programs in the early 2000’s. Eli then became a dedicated and regular volunteer with these programs for many more years. His kind and gentle demeanor was […]

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Thank you to the Trottier Foundation for Discovery Lab


  Whether it was launching paint rockets, making 3D-Glasses, building catapults, or playing with slime, so many of the fun science activities we were able to do throughout 2021 were thanks to the Trottier Foundation’s funding of our Discovery Lab program. Discovery Lab engages kids ages 7-12 in exploring science concepts through an interactive curriculum […]

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NOVA Chemicals Presents Gift to BGC Red Deer


Red Deer, AB – YouthHQ and BGC Red Deer are pleased to announce a generous gift from NOVA Chemicals in support of BGC (formerly Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer). NOVA Chemicals employees have been long-time volunteer supporters of the BGC annual Zed Haunted House event. In light of the difficult decision to cancel […]

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