New Housing Initiative for Canadian Veterans

CALGARY, Alberta, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The McCann Family Foundation and Canadian Legacy Project today announced Homes For Heroes Foundation, a new registered charity with the goal to end homelessness among Canadian military veterans. Homes For Heroes Foundation will provide affordable tiny homes, a community of peers, a support structure designed to meet individual needs, and a sense of place a nd belonging for our Canadian military veterans experiencing homelessness. The foundation’s mandate is to provide, to those who have served in the Continue reading →CALGARY, Alberta, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The McCann Family Foundation and Canadian Legacy Project today announced Homes For Heroes Foundation, a new registered charity with the goal to end homelessness among Canadian military veterans. Homes For Heroes Foundation will provide affordable tiny homes, a community of peers, a support structure designed to meet individual needs, and a sense of place a nd belonging for our Canadian military veterans experiencing homelessness. The foundation's mandate is to provide, to those who have served in the Continue reading →

Calgary charity hopes to build veterans’ village to house homeless veterans

A community of homeless veterans could soon be built in Calgary’s inner-city community of Bridgeland. Homes for Heroes has already secured the $2.5 million needed to build a barracks-style community, complete with 20 tiny homes. Each of the 300-square-foot homes, which would be built by ATCO, would cost veterans between $450 and $500 in monthly rent.   The village would also be complete with a resource centre, where counselling would be supplied by The Mustard Seed. The Mustard Seed would also be responsible for intake. Veterans Affairs Continue reading →A community of homeless veterans could soon be built in Calgary’s inner-city community of Bridgeland. Homes for Heroes has already secured the $2.5 million needed to build a barracks-style community, complete with 20 tiny homes. Each of the 300-square-foot homes, which would be built by ATCO, would cost veterans between $450 and $500 in monthly rent. The proposed redevelopment of a field off of 12 Street and Memorial Dr. N.E.. Homes for Heroes Foundation   The village would also be complete with a resource centre, where Continue reading →