8 exciting accomplishments at RESOLVE in 2016
1. Two mortgages were retired
— The Mustard Seed YYC (@mustardseedyyc) May 7, 2016
The mortgages on Acadia Place (Calgary Homeless Foundation) and Beltline Apartment (The Mustard Seed) were retired in May thanks to an anonymous donor through Calgary Foundation. This is key to make sure these agencies can continue to offer low rents on a sustainable basis.
2. We opened the doors to three new buildings
Providence House grand opening photo gallery: https://t.co/r4myb5Jz8y @MorrisonHomes @YourAlberta @calgaryhomeless @YWCAofCalgary pic.twitter.com/TYNkcejDWX — RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) September 30, 2016
Stepping Stone Manor, a home for 30 vulnerable and homeless individuals, opened in July. Providence House, a home for 24 women experiencing or at risk of homelessness, opened in September. Aurora on the Park opened in November for 25 people experiencing homelessness, addiction and limited mobility.
3. Construction started on two new projects
— RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) May 18, 2016
Prelude in Radisson Heights (Calgary Homeless Foundation) broke ground in May. Construction on Inclusio (Accessible Housing) began in September.
4. Two of our Partners received government commitments
— RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) September 16, 2016
The new Bedford House (Calgary John Howard Society) received $3 million in government commitments, allowing the agency to move forward and begin preparing for construction. Accessible Housing’s Inclusio received $4 million.
5. Two development permit applications moved forward
— RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) October 13, 2016
The development permit application for The Glamorgan Project (Horizon Housing Society) was approved in early December. The development permit application for the NE Seniors Project (Trinity Place Foundation of Alberta) was submitted in mid-December.
6. Support services added for 224 tenants and other vulnerable individuals
— The Mustard Seed YYC (@mustardseedyyc) November 18, 2016
The Mustard Seed opened a new integrated multidisciplinary Wellness Centre in the 1010 Centre in October. Here tenants can receive medical care, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic care, addictions counselling, advocacy and spiritual care.
7. Sheryl Barlage was named “Outstanding Fundraising Professional”
— RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) November 15, 2016
Sheryl Barlage, RESOLVE’s Executive Director, was honoured as this year’s “Outstanding Fundraising Professional” at the Generosity of Spirit Awards in November.
8. We won an award for our 2015-2016 Report to Community
— RESOLVE Campaign (@RESOLVEyyc) November 30, 2016
Our 2015-2016 Report to Community won a MarCom Gold Award for exceeding the high standards of the marketing and communication industry norms.