Home Depot announces 2021 Orange Door Holiday Campaign


Home Depot announces the 2021 Orange Door Project Holiday Campaign in support of BGC Red Deer – 49th Street Youth Shelter.  The Home Depot Canada Foundation supports initiatives and charities across Canada that provide services to youth at risk of or facing homelessness. The campaign will run from November 30 t0 December 19, 2021. In […]

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Youth HQ Closed November 11 – Lest We Forget


Remembrance Day is a day for all Canadians to remember the men and women who gave their lives so we could live ours. It is a day we encourage every individual, young and old, to pause, to give thanks, and to remember.

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Border Paving Responds to need in support of BGC Red Deer


The cancellation of the annual Zed Haunted House event due to Covid-19 and the resultant loss of fundraising revenues has had a tremendous impact on BGC Red Deer. As the long-time presenting sponsor of the annual event Border Paving stepped up in a big way with a generous $60,000 donation to BGC Red Deer. These […]

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Looking for something the whole family and/or friends can do this Halloween weekend that is safe, fun, and challenging?  All you need is a smart phone,  a little creativity, a few others to join you and let the fun begin. Check the link below for details and ticket information. Hocus Focus Tickets in Red Deer, […]

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2021 Zed Haunted House event cancelled


After consultation with Alberta Health Services (AHS) and the City of Red Deer it has been determined that hosting this event at this time may not be in the best interest with respect to the health and safety of our volunteers and the general public. Consequently, it is with tremendous regret that we inform our […]

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BGC Red Deer Receives $35,000 for Raise the Grade program


With the generous support of RBC and Employment and Social Development Canada, BGC Canada is pleased to announce that BGC Red Deer Club will receive $35,000 to deliver Raise The Grade program from September 27, 2021 – July 31, 2022. Raise the Grade is a BGC Canada National Program that supports high school youth to […]

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Central Alberta Skate Park Tour Great Success


Youth HQ was proud to be a part of the Central Alberta Skate Park Tour held on Thursday, August 26, 2021. 43 youth descended on four skate parks and had a great time. A special thanks to all the volunteers, staff, and partners for making this tour a huge success. https://lacombeonline.com/local/local-enthusiasts-tour-central-alberta-skateparks https://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/first-ever-central-alberta-skatepark-tour-takes-off/ https://www.sylvanlakenews.com/news/first-ever-central-alberta-skatepark-tour-takes-off/     […]

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Youth HQ Announces Establishment of Youth Advisory Council


Funded by the Boston Pizza Foundation, the Youth HQ Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a long-awaited necessity in the agency. We at Youth HQ believe the best way to represent and serve our youth is to hear concerns and needs straight from the source. The YAC will intentionally cover the greater youth demographic. Youth ages […]

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YouthHQ Honors a Legacy


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


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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