Category Archives: News

  1. YCC Newsletter #28 – Spring Is in the Air – Photos 💚💛

    So Much Going on !! 💚💛 Spring at YCC is the season of long days of outdoor play for the kids at YCC Ogden. We have been seeing unprecedented numbers of kids bounding through our doors each day, which indicates both the need for our work and our success in meeting new challenges as they…

  2. A sneak Peak at Youth Centres of Calgary!

    One of our many talented kids Henry (our Videographer) put together a snippet of a day at YCC, with a few of the different activities we do and the amenities we have at the house! Check it out!

  3. YCC Kids visit to Flames Vs Panthers Game!

    The Clagary Foundation provided YCC kids with an amazing opportunity to play a mini hockey game at the Saddledome during the break between the 1st and 2nd period of the Flames vs. Panthers game on December 18th, 2023. The kids were given a tour of the backstage area of the Saddledome and got to use…

  4. Mangiapne Bakes Up New Initiative For Calgary Youth

    Originally published on by Chris Lomon Andrew Mangiapane has launched Mange’s Breadsticks, a program designed for at-risk youth and supported by the Flames Foundation and the Calgary Italian Open Society. Calgary Flames forward Andrew Mangiapane and his fiancée, Claudia Tersigni, have had their fair share of hockey-related nerves before. But the lead up to…

  5. George Moss Park redevelopment breaks ground in southeast Calgary

    Originally Published on Livewire Calgary by Isabella West The planned redevelopment of a long-time southeast Calgary park was inspired by kids playing basketball on a concrete pad. Parks Foundation Calgary broke ground on the George Moss Park redevelopment during an event held at the location on Wednesday. The project, located at 74 Avenue and 24…

  6. Children in Calgary facing higher risk of hunger this summer without school nutrition programs

    Originally Published in the Calgary Herald on Aug 07, 2023  •  4 minute read By Eva Ferguson Calgary Food Bank volunteer Marion Schellen looks through a cart of items for school aged children at the Calgary centre on Aug. 4. Jim Wells/Postmedia Families whose kids benefit from school nutrition programs are facing a tough summer with…

  7. YCC Newsletter #25 – Spring 2023 ❤️

    …Winter turned to spring in Ogden and with a changing season, it’s time for a bit of news. This time, we’re excited to announce that we are realizing the vision of expanding our reach into another community. Last month, we bought a house in the underserved community of Forest Lawn. It’s a bright and airy…

  8. Shania Twain, Spruce Meadows team up to help Calgary charities

    Originally posted on: Global News Spruce Meadows is teaming up with a country music superstar to help raise money for two youth-based Calgary charities. Norma Reid has the details on how you can help and maybe even win a chance to meet Shania Twain.  

  9. Ward 9 Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra’s visit to Youth Centres of Calgary – Ogden

    Published originally on Gian-Carlo Carra youtube channel  

  10. AMA Member Spotlight: Jane Wachowich

    BY CARLY PETERS  Originally posted on AMA Insider NESTLED IN THE COMMUNITY of Ogden, a little grey house with white trim and a bright green door bursts with laughter, music, love—and opportunity. It’s everything Jane Wachowich imagined in 2018 when she opened Youth Centres of Calgary (YCC), a grassroots charity that provides after-school activities for youth…

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