Gift Cards Donation

We are helping to ease the financial burden that many families are facing in the midst of rising food housing costs. In January 2022,We donated 100 grocery gift cards to families in need within various neighbourhoods in Calgary. We give a big thank-you to Community Food Centers Canada for its generous donation and joining forces with us in combating poverty. With its support, we are helping to change lives for the better!

November 2020 Food Delivery

On November 19th 2020, we delivered fresh eggs to more than 60 families. We continue our covid-19 relief efforts and support families that are impacted by this pandemic.

Thank you to our volunteers for their hard work in delivering food during the pandemic! It is so important and we truly appreciate them and their hard work and kindness.

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October 2020 Food Delivery

Take a look at our wonderful volunteers who helped to give out October’s food donation!

Thanks to all of the support we received in October, we were able to help MANY people and families in need. Thank you to all our volunteers who have worked tirelessly during this pandemic to help those in need, and thank you Second Harvest for your generosity.

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October 2020 Covid-19 Relief Efforts | Food Deliveries

This pandemic has created unparalleled food insecurity for various individuals and families in our beautiful city of Calgary. Many communities are unable to afford enough food or are without the means to provide more. With the generosity of individuals like you, we were able to provide some of these families with food donated to us by our partner, Second Harvest Food Rescue, on October 29th.

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July 2020 Covid-19 Relief Efforts | Gift Cards Donation

The COVID-19 continues to be a global pandemic that has left tens of thousands of Calgarians unemployed and struggling to provide put food on the table. We are continuing with our COVID-19 relief efforts by providing $10,000 worth of gift cards for Calgarians in need each month. Our sponsors and our small group of volunteers have made this support possible. We must come together to fight this pandemic and it cannot be done without your help.

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June 2020 Global News Interview | Covid-19 Relief Efforts

We are so honoured to have been featured on Global News as part of their Calgary Cares segment! Calgary Cares: Calgary charity sees huge spike in need, spending $10K per month to help. By Lauren Pullen Global News: A Calgary-based charity has seen firsthand how hard COVID-19 has hit many people in the city. The number of families Wings of Hope for Africa is helping has more than doubled due to the pandemic. Volunteers with the charity have been busy packing up and dropping off food hampers and grocery gift cards to families who need them most.

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Calgary Food Drive May 2020

On May 17, 2020, we made a difference in the lives of 36 families in financial trouble. We gave them groceries or gift cards, depending on what better served them. Making sure these families had the right supplies was important to us. We were able to hand out an abundance of goods: eight kilograms of rice; 4.5 kg of potatoes; five kg of frozen chicken legs; laundry soap, cookies, three litres of oil; onions; baked beans; noodles; orange juice; macaroni; tomato sauce; sugar; hot chocolate; oatmeal; and diapers were also given for those with babies.

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Calgary and COVID-19

Wings of Hope for Africa has a deep heart for Calgarians who are suffering through the impacts of COVID-19. We love our hometown and want to show we care in a demonstrative way. We have already given away groceries to families in need: thanks to our sponsors’ generosity, our Hope for Kids Canada program is providing financial support to low-income families and single parents of school-age children in Calgary.

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Donation to Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary

Christmas is that time of year when our hearts grow even bigger for those in need. At Wings of Hope for Africa, we wanted to share with those less fortunate in Calgary and, in particular, the children of our great city. On Dec. 20, we donated $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary. This worthy cause serves more than 4,500 vulnerable children and youth throughout Calgary every year. Our Christmas gift will go a long way to making these kids feel special throughout the season and well beyond into 2020. It will provide food, clothing and other basic needs to children in need. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary offers so many valuable things like community clubs as well as outreach and prevention of youth homelessness, and we are proud to be able to help them with their mission.

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DHL's got heart

Winner of DHL’s Got Heart Contest

Our hearts are beating big after being named Canada’s top entry in a charity contest! We at Wings of Hope for Africa would like to thank DHL EXPRESS for choosing our humanitarian organization and founder Aline Nzeyimana as the country’s winner in its Got Heart contest.

There were so many quality entries from around the world so we are grateful and humbled by this honour.

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Awarding of a $10,000 cheque to the Canadian Red Cross

Making a Difference in Calgary

We are giving back in a big way to Calgary again! On June 22, we donated $10,000 to the Calgary branch of the Canadian Red Cross.Our gift will go a long way towards emergency relief by providing food, clothing and other basic needs to families in need here at home. After a dedicated member of the Red Cross told us all that they’re doing in Alberta, we were touched and inspired to help. The donation is part of our Canadian program to help others in need right here in Calgary. Continue reading “Making a Difference in Calgary”