End of summer with the Mentorship Program

End of summer with the Mentorship Program

Our Mentorship program students had fun and interactive summer and we would like to congratulate 350 peer mentors and newcomer youth who registered for both the Mentorship Program’s Welcome Information for Newcomers (W.I.N.) and Newcomer Orientation and Welcome...

Bridge Summer Program

Bridge Summer Program

“We suddenly saw one of our students –a brand new refugee who did not know any English – playing basketball with the other boys!” a facilitator of our Bridge Summer Program remarked. 2019 Bridge Afterschool Summer Program opened the doors for hundreds of refugee and...

Bridgefest 2019

Bridgefest 2019

On July 27, 2019, families kicked off their weekend with fun and celebration for diversity at BridgeFest, hosted by The Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth. Children got to explore different cultural crafts and snacks, while enjoying amazing performances by the Jiang...

Citizenship Ceremony

Citizenship Ceremony

On Friday, July 19, several CBFY staff members had the pleasure to attend a citizenship ceremony. We were honoured to be present and support Michael Landesman and all of the other newcomers to Canada as they became Canadian citizens! Congratulations to Sandra Jimenez...

VIP Stampede Tour

VIP Stampede Tour

On July 8, 2019, The Calgary Stampede gave a tour to some of our scholarship winners and youth!  Our youth were toured behind the scenes of the Elbow River Camp, the stables, rodeo and so much more. A huge thank you to The Calgary Stampede for providing this amazing...

2019 Annual Youth Achievement Awards

2019 Annual Youth Achievement Awards

On June 7th, 2019, we celebrated our Annual Youth Achievement Awards at the Hyatt Regency. Congratulations to our 17 scholarship award winners! A huge thank you to the Hyatt, and our Gold and Silver Sponsors, Strategic Group and Shory Law. Thank you also to our other...

2019 Youth Conference: The Power of Voice

2019 Youth Conference: The Power of Voice

The Youth Conference – Power of Voice 2019 was held last April 27th, 2019 at the Central Library. This year’s theme was Connecting Cultures and Empowering Minds. The Conference had a series of interactive breakout sessions and panels geared at providing youth with the...

2019 Volunteer Recognition Event

2019 Volunteer Recognition Event

On the 12th of April, during National Volunteer Week, CBFY celebrated the Annual Volunteer Recognition Event to recognize and appreciate our volunteers and their valuable contributions. The evening was filled with motivating stories from some of our volunteers who...

Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK)

Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK)

The Calgary Bridge Foundation For Youth (CBFY) is excited to announce that we have been selected as a participating charity in Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK)! Birdies for Kids is a non-profit program run under the Calgary Shaw Charity Classic...

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