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About Us

Rise Calgary is born out of collaboration and deep partnership between BowWest Community Resource Centre and Sunrise Community Link. We operate city wide to provide help for today, and hope for tomorrow.

Our small but mighty team supports low-income individuals and families with access to basic needs supports, advocacy, financial empowerment opportunities, and parenting, employment, and life skills programming, from convenient locations in communities near you.

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Everyone moves forward.

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Ending poverty through economic and social mobility.

"Rise Calgary believes in people. We're here to provide timely, compassionate, and accessible support to our clients, while they work to achieve their goals."

- Salimah Kassam, Executive Director

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