YouthHQ Honors a Legacy

Jul23

YouthHQ honors the legacy of Paul McGlone It is with heavy hearts that YouthHQ announces the passing of Paul McGlone on July 17, 2021.  Paul was the founder of the agency in 1976 and led the agency as Executive Director until 1991. During his time as Executive Director Paul was instrumental in establishing Big Brothers […]

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Home Depot announces Orange Door Project summer campaign

Jul22

The Home Depot Foundation Orange Door Project’s mission is to support initiatives that prevent and end youth homelessness across Canada. The campaign has been in full swing since July 6th and will conclude on August 1st. The 49th Street Youth Shelter is a benefactor of this campaign. Funds raised enable the Shelter to continue to […]

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Rally For Kids Raises $19,300 for BGC-Camp Alexo

Jul5

It was a great day for OHV riding on July 3rd with more than 320 riders participating and enjoying the historic CN Rail Trail.  $19,300 was raised in support of Camp Alexo programs and operations. Thank you to all the volunteers for their support in helping to ensure the event ran flawlessly. A special thank […]

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Youth HQ proud to support LGBQT2S+

Jun18

On Thursday, June  17 at 2:30 pm Youth HQ welcomed Central Alberta Pride, several LGBQT2S+youth from the BGC Qmunity Program, and allies in celebration of a more inclusive community in Red Deer. Shelly Prince, program leader of the BGC Qmunity Program states “Youth HQ is proud to show our support of the LGBQT2S+ community with the […]

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Jays Care Foundation partners with BGC

Jun16

BGC is excited to announce our partnership with the Jays Care Foundation in support of our 2021 Summer Day Camps Program.  The foundation generously contributed $8,000 in support of the children and families served by Youth HQ. “It is extremely exciting to be partnered with the Jays Care Foundation. Many children and youth will benefit […]

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Eco Tree Generations launches 8K in 8days Firewood campaign in support of Youth HQ

Jun15

Eco Tree Generations has partnered with Youth HQ and the Grande Prairie Sunrise House through the “8 days for 8K Firewood Campaign”. The campaign will operate for four months (June through September – 8 days each month). The goal is to sell 40 bags (1/3 cord) of firewood each month for $100 per bag.  With […]

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Notice of Youth HQ Annual General Meeting

Jun11

Youth HQ Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer & District, and Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District   Invites all volunteers, alumni, members, donors and sponsors to our   Annual General Meetings (AGM) 7:00 pm, Thursday, June 17th , 2021 The proceedings of the meetings will be to: Approve the agenda; […]

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Youth HQ Joins AMP in Honoring and Remembering the 215 Indigenous Children

Jun3

It is with heavy hearts that Youth HQ joins the Alberta Mentoring Partnership (AMP) and others across the country in honoring and remembering the 215 Indigenous children. We amplify the call from Alberta’s Indigenous communities, that we must work together towards true reconciliation, collectively (as a province, community, organization) while also taking individual responsibility to […]

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Shaw announces Chip In for Kids in support of BGC

Jun2

As a part of the Shaw Charity Classic which supports 200 charities throughout Alberta Shaw has announced the Chip in for Kids initiative for which BGC is one of the charities of benefit. Simply text KIDS035 to 30333 to donate $10 to BGC.  The Shaw Charity will and Chip in for Kids will both match […]

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