Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer And District Launches Online Auction In Support Of Youth Adventure Trek Programs

Jul6

An online fundraiser to support youth adventure programming in central Alberta is launching Monday. Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer and District’s Online Summer Auction fundraiser begins July 6 at 9am, where participants have the opportunity to bid on some high-profile prizes. “We’re excited to have a one-of-a-kind signed Ryan Nugent-Hopkins stick, provided to […]

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Protected: Junior Counsellor Training 2020

Jun19

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer and District Announces Total Funds Raised From Virtual BIG Pursuit Event

May29

In a pivot from their traditional BIG Pursuit event, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer and District held the Virtual BIG Pursuit on Sunday, May 24. What would have been the 5th edition of their annual Amazing Race-style fundraiser was moved to an online format this year. The race, held on Sunday, May 24, […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer and District invites you to Unplug to Connect on June 5

May28

Did you know that 61% of people can’t ignore their smartphones? Boys and Girls Clubs believe that building relationships is an important life skill, and we strive to create a sense of community for all children and youth. At Clubs across the country, kids spend time way from smartphones and computers every single day – […]

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Board Chair Randy Nicholls Reflects on National Volunteer Week 2020

Apr23

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week, it is a good time to reflect on how important volunteers are to an organization like Youth HQ. Basically, they are so important that “No volunteers = No Youth HQ”.   We are fortunate to have a strong and supportive group of grant providers to provide core funding for […]

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The BIG Pursuit Fundraising Event Postponed

Mar31

UPDATE (May 1, 2020): We will be proceeding with The Big Pursuit in a new way. The VIRTUAL Big Pursuit will occur on Sunday, May 24. Visit The Big Pursuit event page for more information on this exciting twist to our annual fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer and District. — As […]

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Important Information Regarding Youth HQ Programs As a Result of COVID-19

Mar13

Update (March 16, 2020): Our leadership team continues to stay informed of the developing COVID-19 protocols and practices as delivered by the Ministry of Health, and we would like to share some of the extended precautions we are taking, further to our release regarding program suspensions on March 13. The safety of our staff is […]

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Youth HQ Announces New Executive Director

Feb25

Today Youth HQ is pleased to announce its Board of Directors has appointed Rob Lewis as Executive Director, effective April 6, 2020. Lewis will be leaving the City of Red Deer, where he holds the role of Program Coordinator for Family and Community Support Services (FCSS). Starting in the not-for-profit industry with Big Brothers Big […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer And District Launch 2020 Big Pursuit Event And Fundraising Campaign

Feb6

          Red Deer’s most amazing race is back again for another year! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer and District launched their pledging campaign and announced this year’s edition of The BIG Pursuit at SERVUS Credit Union’s South Hill Branch today. The BIG Pursuit, the cornerstone fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red […]

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NHL Legends of Toronto Event Cancelled

Jan29

  It is with considerable regret that we inform all donors, sponsors, supporters and participants involved with the 2020 NHL Legends of Toronto Charity Hockey Game and Banquet at the Westerner Park Centrium the event has been cancelled.  Due to unforeseen circumstances, the NHL Legends of Hockey have informed us of their decision to cancel […]

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