BBBS launches “Small Act, Big Impact” Campaign


SERVUS CREDIT UNION AND BIG 105 fm PARTNERS WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS IN LAUNCHING THE “Small Act BIG Impact” CAMPAIGN. The recent cancellation of the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) annual BIG Pursuit fundraising event, due to COVID-19 has had a tremendous financial impact on the agency. In response to this challenge BBBS has partnered […]

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Orange Door Project Raises $9,800 for Youth Shelter


Orange Door Project Raises $9,822.85 From Tuesday, December 1st to Sunday, December 2, 2020, the Red Deer Home Depot customers were empowered to be a part of the Home Depot Canada wide giving campaign by being asked to make a $2 donation in support of the 49th Street Youth Shelter a local non-profit agency that […]

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Agency announces Youth HQ Podcast


The Youth HQ podcast is an avenue for youth in our programs to express themselves, feel empowered to interview people in the community,  and share their stories; whether it be stories of personal growth, resiliency, and/or accomplishments. The podcast will serve as a fun learning opportunity for youth to gain experience with technology skills, interviewing […]

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Tourism Red Deer Donates $2,020 to Youth HQ


Youth HQ would like to express our gratitude to Tourism Red Deer / Red Deer Chamber of Commerce for their generous donation in support of children, youth, and families in our community. When Team Canada was under quarantine at the Cambridge Hotel prior to the World Juniors the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce and Tourism […]

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ATCO EPIC CAMPAIGN Raises over $4,900 for BGC


Youth HQ and the Boys and Girls Club would like to express our gratitude to the team at ATCO – Central Region for their generous contribution of $4,941.75 in support of the Boys and Girls Club.  Funds were raised through the annual ATCO EPIC Campaign in late 2020. 2020 has been a challenging year for […]

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Boys and Girls Club Launches KIDS FOOD NATION


The Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer is pleased to announce the kick off of KIDS FOOD NATION starting on Thursday, January 21.  The program will run every Thursday evening from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm for children 9-12 years of age via ZOOM online platform. Kid Food Nation (KFN) is a national program that […]

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International Mentoring Day


Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz and Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange issued the following statement on International Mentoring Day: “On Jan. 17, we celebrate International Mentoring Day to thank volunteer mentors for the important difference they make in the lives of children and youth. “Mentors are caring individuals who help young people develop confidence, […]

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January is Mentoring Month


Mentoring amplifies a young person’s sense of belonging.  In fact, young people who are mentored are more than twice as likely to report a strong sense of belonging to their community. Strengthen your community. Mentoring amplifies a young person’s learning. Young people who are mentored are more than twice as likely to have completed high […]

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December Giving Campaign raises over $30,000 for BGC


The “Kids Needs Connections” campaign raised $31,415 in support of the Boys and Girls Club.  Thank you for the generosity of the many donors who contributed.  2020 was a very challenging year, both with respect to our programs and services as well as our fundraising efforts, due to COVID-19.  The funds raised through this campaign […]

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Project Backpack continues to support families throughout Christmas


Project Backpack Project Backpack is designed to assist young people who are most at risk of weekend hunger by providing food that is nutritious, non-perishable, and easy to prepare/eat. Club staff and volunteers prepare weekly packages of healthy food to be taken home by children each weekend during the school year from October 2020 to […]

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