At Clever IT, we believe community support and involvement are vital. For that reason, we support local charities and organizations whenever possible. Here are some of the organizations we support.
Recovery For Men.
To help people to restore Dignity, Discover a new Destiny, and realize their Dreams. This is accomplished by engaging people in life management skill training, career skills development, spiritual care and integration into society as productive citizens.
The Calgary Poppy Fund’s project – the Veteran’s Food Bank (the “VFB”) gives out over 1,000 food hampers per year. The VFB relies on the generosity of Calgarians – both households and corporations – to donate funds and food. Their ongoing objective is to be able to ensure that every veteran in need who comes to them will be guaranteed food hampers and food vouchers.
United Way gives individuals and families the opportunity to reach their potential and improve their quality of life. Whether we fund programs that teach conflict-resolution skills to a high-risk family, enable a senior to live independently, or help a high school student stay in school, United Way’s impact is local, tangible and meaningful.
Nearly 140,000 people in Calgary live in poverty.
- Lone parent families have, by far, the lowest incomes of all family types. 80% of lone parent families are headed by women.
- In Calgary, 21% of female-headed, lone-parent families in Calgary are low-income.
- 16% of Calgary children – over 38,000 – live in low-income households.
As well, poverty affects the whole community through increased social, health and education costs as well as fewer people supporting the local economy.