Our Next Renovation Project is for Jaydon!

Jaydon is a sweet, cuddly 5-year-old living with Cerebral Palsy. His parents have their hands full with him, toddler Mason, and twin brother Braydon, who lives with developmental delays and epilepsy. Please help us build an outdoor wheelchair ramp and an accessible bathroom for the family!

Read Jaydon's Story

Murder Mystery Masquerade - November 6th at Junction!

Be sure to save the date for this fabulous night of thrilling fantasy! Can you unmask the murderer in our interactive murder mystery play?

We are also accepting donations for our exciting Silent Auction that will be a part of the evening. Please contact Heather at heather.rasiah@arksociety.ca to donate.

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There are 9,330 children and teens in Alberta living with a mobility disability that makes daily life a struggle for them and their families.

Source: Community Futures – Disability statistics for youth in Alberta

ARK Wants to Reshape Their World

ARK saw the need for greater accessibility in the homes of children with mobility issues. An ARK accessibility renovation helps to change the lives of these young Calgarians, and their families, for the better.

Relying on the generosity of donors and our amazing volunteers and sponsors, we can provide many types of modifications or renovations. For example:

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building ramps outside the house,

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installing stair lifts and hoists,

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and renovating bathrooms to improve accessibility (just to name a few).

Experts in our field.

Our volunteer team has years of experience in charity management and home accessibility renovations. We take pride in doing quality work and making the most of our resources.

About our team
Jon Schiedel, our project director, hard at work.

Our approach

We receive nominations for families that would benefit from an ARK renovation from a variety of sources. We work hard to make sure that our renovations are suitable for the children and that their parents are part of the decision-making process every step of the way.

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Our approach to renovations is direct and always communicated to the families we work with.

Our projects

With the generous support of our donors and sponsors, ARK aims to complete one to two renovations a year.

We are excited to embark on our current project for 5 year old Jaydon. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Jaydon makes his way around the house with a wheelchair or by scooting about on his bum. ARK wants to Reshape His World with an outdoor wheelchair ramp and an accessible bathroom in the basement.

Check out our most recently completed project for Caleb. ARK renovated the main floor bathroom to be fully accessible, making daily life so much easier for Caleb and his parents.

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Get involved

There are plenty of ways for you to get involved with ARK:

Reshape Their World.

Help us build a brighter future for children in Calgary who are coping with mobility challenges.

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