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6th Annual Lend An Ear Breakfast sends guests home laughing

2016-09-30T17:51:12+00:00

What a great way to start the day! On the morning of September 22, 2016, our guest speaker, comedian Big Daddy Tazz, had people laughing so hard they had tears in their eyes. Through his personal struggles with bi-polar disorder, dyslexia and ADHD, Big Daddy has become a master at telling stories that emphasize the [...]

6th Annual Lend An Ear Breakfast sends guests home laughing2016-09-30T17:51:12+00:00

Data for Good Calgary captures ten years of Distress Centre data

2015-06-11T16:53:51+00:00

Geoff Zakaib presents some of the DataThon's findings during presentations held on May 31, 2015. Data for Good Calgary and Distress Centre Calgary teamed up over the May 29-31 weekend for a DataThon, organized by Data for Good. Over 50 data volunteers analyzed over 1.25 million records of Distress Centre’s calls, 211 contacts, chats and [...]

Data for Good Calgary captures ten years of Distress Centre data2015-06-11T16:53:51+00:00

‘Listen Up!’ Volunteer gives back to Distress Centre

2014-08-05T17:02:24+00:00

'Listen Up! Calgary' features seven bands, including Free The Cynics, fronted by Distress Centre volunteer, Rich Paxton (right). Photo courtesy of Keith Skratins. Rich Paxton has been volunteering on Distress Centre’s 24 hour crisis lines since December 2013. He had recently moved to Calgary from Scotland with his wife and said getting involved with Distress [...]

‘Listen Up!’ Volunteer gives back to Distress Centre2014-08-05T17:02:24+00:00
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