Storwell’s Annual Foster Children Bursary Program

Dec5

Foster children and youth in care are often faced with a lot of difficulties when they age out of care and lose access to many of the supports available through the child welfare system. One of the main struggles that these youth face is inadequate access to education. For every 1,000 youths in Canadian foster […]

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Dear Santa

Nov28

Dear Santa I am a member of Youth HQ and we really need some stuff to help the programs work better for the kids. Can you take a look at my list and see if there is anything you can help us with? My mom says I have been really good this year. Fix the […]

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Zed Haunted House Huge Success

Nov1

The 30th Anniversary Zed Haunted House was a great success raising $101,123 in support of BGC Red Deer & District. More than 6,000 visitors attended Red Deer’s most FATAL attraction. 140+ volunteers contributed more than 5,500 hours in helping to put the attraction together and operating the 14-day event. 42 local businesses provided more than […]

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30th Anniversary Zed Haunted House

Oct1

We’re Back!!! with the 30th Anniversary Zed Haunted House event. Presented by our friends at Border Paving and Zed 98.9 the Zed Haunted House is the primary annual fundraising event in support of BGC Red Deer. Red Deer’s Most Fatal Attraction promises to deliver some great new Chills and Thrills for the Halloween season. The event runs […]

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Direct Energy Supports Camp Alexo

Oct1

34 employees of Direct Energy converged on Camp Alexo September 27-28 to complete a variety of work projects in support of preparing Camp Alexo for winter. Projects included road maintenance, painting, brush clearing, storage organization, and more. This has been the third year of Direct Energy’s visit to Camp Alexo. Employees were primarily from Calgary, […]

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September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month

Sep19

Alongside multiple communities across Canada, to recognize the importance of mentoring youth, September has been officially declared Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in Red Deer. Big Brothers Big Sisters has been celebrating BBBS Month in September for years in an attempt to raise awareness of the importance of mentoring while highlighting the connections made by […]

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Camp Alexo Receives Volunteer Services from Various Support Groups in Red Deer

Sep16

Youth HQ was one of five recipients of a joint service project courtesy of various service clubs in Red Deer. On Thursday, September 15, Youth HQ was able to have some volunteers from Rotary East & Sunrise, Kiwanis, Optimist Club of Red Deer, Piper Creek Optimist Club, Red Deer Lions Club, Red Deer Kinsmen, and […]

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President’s Choice Children’s Charity Helps Feed Children During Summer Programs

Sep5

Thanks to funding from the President’s Choice Children Charity through their Summertime Eat Well program, Youth HQ was able to provide healthy food to the youth attending Summer Day Camps and Camp Alexo throughout the summer. Providing healthy snacks for youth in programs and encouraging proper nutrition For 10 10 years, PC Children’s Charity has […]

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Littles Build BIGGER raises over $1,600 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Aug29

To kick off Big Brothers Big Sisters Month, KCB Cabinets & Renovations hosted the first Littles Build BIGGER event since 2019. While BBBS Littles and waitlist youth were building toolkits and learning about carpentry, Youth HQ staff and volunteers hosted a free barbeque and provided information about the Big Brothers Big Sisters program to the […]

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