Stories

  • Kid Spotlight

    Irven

      Name:  Irven How did you hear about YCC? My friends: Atem, Akuol, Jonathan, and Awelee. Why do you come to YCC? Because it is fun. Playing in the field and playing basketball and soccer. What is your favorite subject in school? Gym – you get free time.  What do you want to be when…

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    Henry

      Name, age, grade. Henry, 11, grade 6. What are your hobbies and interests? Diving, horseback riding, modelling, rodeo, piano, and filmmaking. What is your favorite sport? Rodeo and diving. I have the talent for it.  What is your favorite food? I love eggs. I am really good at making eggs. Sushi and ramen. What…

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    Mangiapne Bakes Up New Initiative For Calgary Youth

    Originally published on nhlpa.com 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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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