Financial stability means not worrying about your next meal, how you are going to pay your bills, or whether you can afford to buy a warm winter coat for your child. For those struggling with a limited income, these worries are always with them. By investing in programs and initiatives that ensure individuals and families have access to basic needs, education, and meaningful employment, we are creating a tomorrow where everyone has the ability to thrive.
36% higher rental costs for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calgary in June 2023 compared to June 2022.
1 in 5 Calgarians say they struggle to easily buy food and groceries.
1 in 3 Calgarians say they struggle to afford basic needs like rent and utilities.
A family in Calgary needs at least $50,223 per year just to cover the basics.
20% of Calgary seniors are still active in the labour force to make ends meet.
Meet a few of the people whose lives have been improved thanks to support from people like you.
When Travis realized some of his neighbours were struggling during the pandemic, he knew just how to help.
Impact in Action
Enough for All
The Enough for All strategy aims to ensure that Calgary is a strong, supportive, and inclusive community, where everyone has sufficient income and assets to thrive, and all Indigenous people are equal participants in Calgary’s future.
In the spirit of our journey to promote reconciliation, we would like to honour the truth of our shared history and acknowledge Treaty 7 territory and the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, that includes the Kainai, Siksika, and Piikani First Nations. We acknowledge the traditional lands of the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda, including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Goodstoney First Nations. We would also like to recognize the Métis people, and the Inuit people who have made their home here in Mohk'insstsis, also known as Calgary.