On Saturday March 28th, 2020 CFN invites you to celebrate the city of Calgary, it's kaleidoscope of culture and diversity, and the undeniable potential each and every Calgarian holds. 

WHAT

CELEBRATING DIVERSITY:

CFN's 5th Annual Fundraiser

On Saturday, March 28th, 2020, CFN invites you to join us for CFN's 5th Annual Fundraiser: Celebrating Diversity. We are already working on putting together a great night and currently looking for performers, sponsorships and venue possibilities.  ​Please contact us at d.hohol@centrefornewcomers.ca for any inquiries.

 

On March 28th come help us build community, have fun and most of all, work towards the Calgary we imagine and strive for each day – a community that values diversity, in which people of all backgrounds find and create opportunities to fulfill their dreams.

 

 
 
WHO

About CFN

Established in 1988,  the Centre for Newcomers provides training programs and collaborative support services for immigrants and refugees to promote full integration, cultural diversity, community participation and citizenship to more than 10,000 newcomers each year. At CFN, you will find a full suite of cost-free services and programs for immigrants and refugees in Calgary, including Settlement & Integration Services; Career Development & Job Search; English Language Training (LINC);  EthniCity Catering work experience; Real Me Youth Program; Multicultural Peer Mentorship; Volunteer Development; LGBTQ+ Newcomer Settlement; Career Services for Professional Artists, Mental Health Workshops & Referral Assistance, Seniors Programs, Financial Empowerment Workshops, Volunteer-led Refugee Integration; and Indigenous Education for Newcomers. 

CFN is a key not-for-profit resource centre with a mandate to not only work with newcomers towards their personal settlement and integration goals, but to also equally work with the broader Calgary community to welcome newcomers. It is CFN’s mission to support newcomers and the receiving community in becoming diverse and united, through services and initiatives that create conditions of success for newcomers and that foster a welcoming environment in Calgary. We view the integration of newcomers as a two-way process of experience, influence and impact between newcomers and the communities that welcome them.  Services at the Centre are influenced by and embody our values; the values of equality and respect, collaboration, communication, professionalism, caring, along with diversity and inclusion.

 

Our vision is a community that values diversity, in which people of all backgrounds find and create opportunities to fulfill dreams and participate fully as citizens. We strive to always welcome newcomers, and support them to settle and integrate, to work collaboratively and in partnership with others, and to create a workplace culture that is founded on respect, co-operation and trust. 

WHERE

Habebe's Banquet Hall

2611 37 Ave NE #1

 Calgary, AB T1Y 5V7

 

Last year's performers seen below were amazing! If you are intertested in performing in our 2020 celebration or have suggestions, please contact d.hohol@centrefornewcomers.ca

CFN was honoured to have Premier Jason Kenney attend last year's big event held at historic Fort Calgary. Watch below to hear a few words from the Premier.  

 

SPONSOR CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

 

We are currently offering corporate or individual sponsorship opportunities for CFN’s 5th Annual Fundraiser on March 28th, 2020. 

 

Sponsorship packages are as follows: 

$500+ Bronze Sponsors -  recognition at celebration event, on website & social media
$1000+ Silver Sponsors -  recognition in program + bronze
$3500+ Gold Sponsors -  recognition in Annual Report & AGM + silver
$7000+ Signature Sponsor - recognition via permanent signage at CFN + gold

Other Ways to Get Involved

At the Centre for Newcomers we strive, each and every day, to build community and work towards making Calgary the best city it can be. Aside from our upcoming 30th Diamond Anniversary Celebration, we have a multitude of programs you can get involved in.  These include our language and employment training, youth programs, domestic violence programming, mental health initiatives, financial empowerment, Indigenous Education for Newcomers, Cultural Competency work, and Welcoming the Rainbow, our LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Program.

Give Online

The Centre for Newcomers is a not for profit registered charity that assists 10,000+ immigrants and refugees need every year. You can make a donation of your choosing any time. Click HERE to make a donation. 

Become a Volunteer 

Are you new to Canada and looking for ways to become involved in community activities in Calgary? Or are you a life-long Canadian, interested in volunteering in a multicultural setting?  Volunteer opportunities allow you to be a part of building your community. Click HERE to find out more. 

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