Month: November 2016

Learning from Local Entrepreneurs: SPONSOR ENERGY

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Momentum is partnering with Launch Calgary to share the stories, successes, failures and lessons learned from some of our city’s leading entrepreneurs. Our hope is that these stories can provide inspiration to the entrepreneurs that we are connected to as well as inspire our wider community to support local businesses and build a stronger Calgary. We hope you enjoy the stories in this series. Learn… Read more

A Better Life, Episode 4: Perseverance

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The first day of school, a first date or a new job can feel a bit like a blank piece of paper. When it has taken all you have to get to that point, the opportunity can be overwhelming—and sometimes it all pays off. Up next week – A Better Life, Episode 5: Self-Actualization. Missed previous episodes of A Better Life? Watch them now: Circumstances… Read more

A Better Life, Episode 3: Conviction

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It takes conviction to overcome obstacles and work towards a better life. At Momentum, we witness this bravery on a daily basis. Watch episode 3 of A Better Life to meet a few people who have demonstrated this conviction. Up next week – A Better Life, Episode 4: Perseverance. Missed previous episodes of A Better Life? Watch them now: Circumstances Motivation

A Better Life, Episode 2: Motivations

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Many people would like to make changes or improvements in aspects of their lives but only some people actually work to make changes. What is it that motivates people work towards a better life for themselves? Watch A Better Life, Episode 2: Motivations on YouTube. Missed Episode 1? Watch A Better Life: Circumstances now. Up next week – A Better Life, Episode 3: Conviction

A Better Life, Episode 1: Circumstances

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The daily connection with people who want to leave poverty behind and a build better future for their families is at the core of Momentum’s work. Whether it’s through saving money, developing employment skills or starting a business, it is the journey of each of these remarkable people that inspires us. And that journey is never easy… Meet a group of people that are working… Read more

Learning from Local Entrepreneurs: WEAN GREEN

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Momentum is partnering with Launch Calgary to share the stories, successes, failures and lessons learned from some of our city’s leading entrepreneurs. Our hope is that these stories can provide inspiration to the entrepreneurs that we are connected to as well as inspire our wider community to support local businesses and build a stronger Calgary. We hope you enjoy the stories in this series. Learn… Read more

Enough For All: Raising Awareness of Poverty in Calgary

We generally think of Calgary as a prosperous city; but, did you know that Calgary has the highest level of income inequality of any city in Canada? More than 127,000 people live in poverty in Calgary. Enough For All is a commuity-led campaign with a goal to reduce this number 50% by 2023. We all need to work together to in order to ensure that… Read more

Do you have $200?

An average Canadian household cannot cover an unexpected $200 expense. Unexpected Expenses is an Alberta-wide public awareness campaign that encourages Albertans to know in advance how they will pay or save for an unexpected expense. To get people talking, each day in November they are giving away a $500 emergency savings account to someone who posts their unexpected expense of social media or at www.unexpectedexpenses.ca…. Read more