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Momentum Matters
AUGUST 2021
Matched savings paving the way to homeownership for this single dad
Despite some major challenges and injuries, this single father wants to build the best life possible for his son. He saw Momentum’s matched savings program as an opportunity to do just that. With each dollar that he saves, Sean grows closer to achieving his dream of buying a home.
Read Sean's Story

Fall is approaching! Check out some of the upcoming programs and services.

Register for fall programs!
Curious to see what programs we have coming up? View our program guide and get in touch when you see something you’re interested in!
View our program guide
We're hiring!
Momentum is currently recruiting for a Local Economy Development Facilitator who is creative, resourceful, hard-working and adventurous. If you, or someone you know, believes business can be an agent for social change as well as individual transformation, this might be the right opportunity.
Check out the job posting
What does Alberta’s re-opening plan mean for Momentum?
As Alberta has started lifting some public health restrictions recently, you may be wondering how this will impact Momentum. While we’re excited to meet with our program participants in person, we’re taking a cautious approach for the next few weeks. Questions? We’ve got answers!
Check out the Q&A
Winning the lottery isn’t all it’s cracked up to be - Make your own luck with the Momentum Savings Challenge!
Did you know 70% of lottery winners end up declaring bankruptcy within a few years? Guest blogger, Taz Rajan talks about her family’s experience with a windfall leading to bankruptcy and how it could have been prevented with the right mindset and habits. Sure you could buy a lottery ticket, but if you sign up for the Momentum Savings Challenge you get guaranteed rewards and new skills that can pay off for years to come. 
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RESOURCES
Poverty in Calgary

Vibrant Communities Calgary and the Canadian Poverty Institute have developed Ward Poverty Profiles to equip the community with poverty-specific data related to Calgary’s 14 wards in advance of the upcoming Municipal election.
Connected communities

Are you interested in learning more about the systemic drivers of social isolation and community-level recommendations for action? The Tamarack Institute is hosting a free webinar on August 18 at 11 a.m.
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