News & Events

The Food for Thought Campaign

Posted on: October 9th, 2020

Sonshine Community Services partners with Discovery House and The Brenda Stafford centre and for The Food for Thought Campaign.

Children’s Centre Re-opening!! – July 6, 2020

Posted on: October 9th, 2020

Children’s Centre reopening:  a “Heart” and “Head” story What a few months we have had at the Children’s Centre! Our children and families have had to adjust to swift changes and interruption of services that happened quickly and without warning. Staff has painfully looked at rooms suddenly empty of children. // Read More

Sonshine’s AGM ~ June 14, 2017

Posted on: April 7th, 2017

Sonshine’s Annual General Meeting is an opportunity to give our members and stakeholders a report on our activities and finances for the previous fiscal year – to allow time for members to ask questions, and to meet Sonshine’s Board Members and staff. Every year we are proud to give our // Read More

Financial Literacy Gives the Power Back to our Clients

Posted on: April 3rd, 2017

“I came to Sonshine from the emergency shelter. I wanted a better life for myself. I liked the program at Sonshine because it enabled me to learn life skills and stay out of domestic violence. I was willing to be pro-active and I chose to take advantage of everything that // Read More

Birdies for Kids is back to match up to 50% of your donation to Sonshine Children’s Centre this summer!

Posted on: June 25th, 2016

We are excited to be participating in Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink, a fundraising initiative of the Shaw Charity Classic taking place August 31 to September 4, 2016. Sonshine will receive 100% of every donation collected on its behalf, as the Shaw Charity Classic tournament is covering all administrative and // Read More

Celebrate 38 Years With Us on April 27!

Posted on: April 7th, 2016

Join us Wednesday, April 27 for our AGM and Partners in Service Awards Night at River Park Church! Wednesday, April 27, 2016Reception – 5:30 p.m.Meeting & Awards – 6:00 p.m. River Park Church3818 – 14A Street S.W. Please R.S.V.P. by April 22 to Nicole at 403-243-2002 or e-mail

A Big Thank You to our 2015 Hope Gala Guests and Sponsors!

Posted on: December 7th, 2015

This year’s annual fundraising dinner and auction, the Sonshine Hope Gala, took place on October 23 at the Carriage House Inn. With a “Love Boat” inspired theme to the evening, the evening featured a zany sea captain guiding the evening, and guests dressed in their finest sea-worthy garb, from swash // Read More

Thank you Canadian Progress Club!

Posted on: December 7th, 2015

  Thank you to the Calgary City Centre chapter of the Canadian Progress Club for your generous donation of $50,000 to Sonshine! We value you as one of our key supporters each year. Key donations like these help Sonshine to continue offering much needed services like counselling, housing and support to // Read More

Matching Donations through the Shaw Charity Classic Raises $48,500 for Sonshine Children’s Centre

Posted on: December 7th, 2015

    Thank you to everyone who donated to Sonshine through Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink! As a participating charity, Sonshine received 100% of every donation collected, plus up to 50% in extra funding through the Shaw Charity Classic matching program. Together we raised a total of $48,500 for Sonshine Children’s Centre! // Read More

Sonshine Children’s Centre is Now Open and Accepting New Children!

Posted on: May 28th, 2015

Sonshine Children’s Centre Launches as the First of its Kind in Canada Sonshine Community Services has opened its long anticipated Children’s Centre, which is the first centre of its kind in Canada that provides daily, full-time therapeutic care to children traumatized by various experiences including domestic violence. The Sonshine Children’s Centre // Read More