The Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre Chrsitmas Wishlist

Leslie W 09285999

Leslie was born in Saskatchewan and moved to Calgary with family eight years ago. He has lived in and out of the Drop-In Centre through his life struggles.

 

Ian R 06275903

Ian was born in Ottawa, Ontario and he came to Calgary with his parents 46 years ago. He spends his day making some spare change picking bottles.

 

Cliff T 10225704

Cliff was born in Campbell River, British Columbia and realized he needed a change to improve his health. This decision brought him to Calgary four years ago.

 

Kirby K 01216208

Kirby was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta and moved with his family to Calgary twenty years ago. He is settling into living at Sundial and feeling secure in his nice apartment.

 

Barbara B 03215099

Barbara was born in Brandon, Manitoba and moved to Calgary twenty years ago for a change and to be closer to family.

She lost all her stuff in her last apartment and had to move into a new place because the last place became too expensive.

 

Robert M 01107402

Robert was born on the Tsuu T'ina Nation and came to Calgary seven months ago.

Robert enjoys watching TV and chilling out.

 

Shelley P 10186703

Shelley was born in Brandon, Manitoba and moved to Calgary twenty years ago for work and her boyfriend. Without any support now she has had to come to the Drop-In Centre.

 

John R 12255802

John was born in Ontario and came to Calgary two years ago for work as a power engineer.
He ended up getting very sick and ended up in the hospital for fourteen months.

 

Clayton Y 10138203

Clayton was born in Truro, Nova Scotia and came to Calgary a month ago to be closer to friends of his and to find work.

He came out to Calgary thinking he could find a job but has found it very difficult with the way the economy is right now in Alberta.

 

Theo C 12196604

Theo was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and moved to Calgary four years ago because the economy was doing very well here back then.

Theo spent twenty years living in Greece.

 

Michael T 12016506

Michael was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and immigrated to Canada. He was first in Toronto, Ontario then moved to Calgary six years ago when he couldn't find work in Toronto.

 

Ralph G 09156703

Ralph was born a fair bit north of here in High Prairie, Alberta and came to Calgary a year ago as he was looking for a change.

He is currently working temp work and is hoping for full time in the summer.

 

Mike O 05135403

Mike is originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

 

Renaud T 07275302

Renaud was born "back east" and came to Calgary for work ten years ago. He is currently not working due to health issues.

 

Dean B 12126201

Dean was born in Melville, Saskatchewan and moved away from the family farm to Calgary 40+ years ago. He lived a lot in the south of Calgary.

 

Zanetta G 05197303

Zanetta is originally from Poland. She moved to Calgary when she was 10 years old with her father.

 

Chris H 10256602

Chris was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He was one of nine kids and has been on the streets for thirty years.

 

Leroy S 04286803

Leroy joins us from Manitoba but has been working in Calgary for the last 15 years.

Leroy has had some rough years but is on the upward swing hoping to reconnect with his daughter.

 

Gary S 04064808

Gary has been in Calgary for eighteen years. He has been able to move out of the Drop-In Centre and into Sundial where he is enjoying creating a new life.

 

Len H 10256204

Len was born in Oshawa, Ontario and moved to Calgary two years ago for bartending and event coordinator work.

He was recently laid off and moved into the Drop-In Centre eighteen months ago.

 

Shawn M 09038704

Shawn is from Winnipeg, Manitoba and has been in Calgary for two years. He came here in hopes of getting fulltime work.

 

Darren M 05126704

Darren is originally from Hanna Alberta and came to Calgary one year ago as he needed to be closer to medical specialists.

Currently, Darren is on AISH/Disability right now due to his health situation and would really like to find a place of his own.

 

Greg W 01066001

Greg is originally from Toronto, Ontario. He came to Calgary many years ago for work but has run into difficulties finding full time employment.

 

Lee-anne W 09236999

Lee-anne is originally from Siksika nation. She has had a rough few years but she wishes everyone the best during the holidays.

 

Tracy B 04046704

Tracy was born in Lethbridge, Alberta and moved to Calgary as a baby 48 years ago. He has some family still in Alberta.

 
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