The Calgary Flames and Calgary Flames Foundation are proud to announce the release of the Calgary Flames Foundation annual report. The annual report details financial contributions from the Calgary Flames Foundation for the 2019-2020 season. This includes the Calgary Flames Foundation COVID-19 Community Support Program established in March 2020.
While this has been a difficult year for many of us, we want to take this opportunity to celebrate with our donors, volunteers and fans the impact they have made possible through the Calgary Flames Foundation in southern Alberta, always but especially now – your support is making a difference. We continue to be in awe of how Albertans comes together to help one another and the stories of impact from our charitable partners and contributors is a testament to this. THANK YOU!
The report includes details the $5.4 million donated by the Calgary Flames Foundation between July 2019 and September 2020. The impact of these donations includes:
- $2.5 million donated through the Calgary Flames Foundation COVID-19 Community Support Program established on Mach 21, 2020 supporting mobilization of food and food security, mental health, family support services, relief for vulnerable populations, sports and shelter.
- 20,726 Calgary grade six students that have received free 13 month memberships to the YMCA through the Flames YMCA Grade 6 Program
- Over 94,000 registrations for Flames school programs
- Over 6,408 pieces of equipment distributed through the Calgary Flames Sports Bank
- 464 youth recipients of financial assistance to play hockey through the Flames EvenStrength Program.
- $1.6 million directed to grassroots sports projects
- 1,360 nights of care provided at the Rotary Flames House
- Over $238,000 in education support for programs and scholarships in southern Alberta.
- 93 youth benefitting from the Kids Cancer Care Foundation’s PEER Program
- The growth of the SuperHEROS program – Western Canada’s first on-ice hockey program for youth with cognitive disabilities.
To date, this is the most the Calgary Flames Foundation has distributed in a calendar year, largely due to the Foundation’s pandemic response efforts.
To review and read the full report, click here.