EVENTS

 


CFN's 3rd Annual Fundraiser
Saturday, March 10
7:00 - 10:30 pm 

 
Centre for Newcomers
1010 999 - 36 Street NE

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!
 
On Saturday, March 10th, 2018 CFN invites you to celebrate the city of Calgary, it's kaleidoscope of culture and diversity, and the undeniable potential each and every Calgarian holds.
Join us for CFN's 3rd Annual Fundraiser: Celebrating Diversity - a celebration of diversity and community with long-time Calgary party band the Reuben Kincaids and some surprise performers.
Plus enjoy some great food from one of the best in the biz, EthniCity Catering. Not to mention a 50-50 draw, a silent auction and cash bar, with the first drink on the house! All proceeds go towards CFN programs and services.
Come help us build community, have fun and most of all, work towards the Calgary we imagine and strive for each day – a community that values diversity, in which people of all backgrounds find and create opportunities to fulfil their dreams.
Stay tuned for more!
 
We are currently looking for corporate sponsorship for our 3rd annual fundraiser.
CFN has a proud 30-year history of welcoming and supporting newcomers from all corners of the world, providing programs, training and resources to support their settlement and integration within Calgary.  Each year, the Centre supports over 10,000 newcomers to begin their new lives as prosperous and hardworking new citizens in Canada.  We couldn’t do this work without the support of community partners like you.

Corporate packages are as follows:
$500+   Bronze Sponsor; recognition on website and social media
$1000+  Silver Sponsor; recognition at Fundraiser + bronze
$2000+  Gold Sponsor; recognition in Annual Report/AGM + silver
$3500+  Signature Sponsor; recognition via permanent signage at CFN + gold

For more information please contact David Hohol, Manager of Communications & Community Relations at d.hohol@centrefornewcomers.ca or 403.805.1750
 

Over the course of 30 years is that CFN has gone beyond offering only settlement services, to become an organization that both serves and stands for the community as a whole. CFN seeks to assist the vulnerable populations of our city - vulnerable populations include the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, the uninsured, low-income children, the elderly, the homeless, the abused, and those with chronic health conditions, up to and including mental illness.

Our portfolio now includes Domestic Violence and Homelessness ServicesMental Health related services, our Indigenous Education for Newcomers Initiative, along with our LGBTQ+ services, that later extended to CFN hosting The Prairie & Northwest Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference and our hosting of the Canada-wide national conference this spring. All the while, CFN continues providing its core services of language, training and employment for those who have come to Calgary in search of a new life and to build a new home.  

In doing so, since 1988 CFN has assisted in building the kind of community all Calgarians want. Calgary is one of the safest and healthiest big cities on the planet, has been named the cleanest city on Earth, boasts one of the highest volunteer participation rates in Canada, has the highest quality of life in the world after Denmark, and every year since 2009 The Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked our city among the most livable cities in the world.

Calgarians have also long been known for their generous hearts and love of community. Whether it be Syrian refugees starting anew, evacuees fleeing forest fires in Fort McMurray or during the 2013 floods, we open our hearts and our homes in times of need.  And despite recent economic challenges, things are once again on the rise and Calgary remains one of the best places in the world to live and do business.

30 years later CFN’s promise to the community is this:  by welcoming newcomers and supporting them to settle and integrate, by working collaboratively and in partnership, with a workplace culture that is founded on respect, co-operation and trust, we are making a positive difference in the lives of all Calgarians. 
We sincerely hope you will join us on Saturday, March 10th in celebrating our great city and 30 years of building community here in YYC.
Details coming soon!