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Agencies serving the homeless community are invited to apply for Winter Survival Kits

Charity Village

Engage and Change is inviting agencies serving the homeless community in Toronto, the Greater Toronto Area, and Southwestern Ontario to apply for Project Winter Survival. Eligible organizations will receive sleeping bags and Winter Survival Kits to distribute to the homeless community to help them survive winter.

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A powerful new tool to combat hunger and homelessness

Candid

The response was clear: In that moment, our donors were focused most on hunger and homelessness in the United States, two interwoven problems that have been greatly exacerbated by the ripple effects of COVID-19. . The severity of the hunger and homelessness crises varies by region, state, and community.

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Increase in homelessness support sector workers employed across Canada

Charity Village

A recent report from Statistics Canada noted that homelessness support is a growing sector of the labour force across Canada. Women continue to outnumber men in the homelessness support sector, with 73.8% of workers identifying as women.

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Build a Bridge from Homelessness to Hope

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In 2011, Covenant House saw the need for a technology that could assist their work and empower them to provide more and better support to their communities. Apricot by Social Solutions helped them exceed their goal of adding 400 available beds by 167%, allowing them to provide 293 more beds than originally planned!

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The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada

Charity Village

The Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network in partnership with the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH), the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), and Keepers of the Circle (KoC) released the State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada Review.

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Matching Gifts for Homeless Shelters & Missions | A Guide

Double the Donation

As homelessness remains a persistent issue across the globe, the organizations that provide shelter and assistance to those in need are essential to our society. And in order to generate much-needed financial support for homeless shelters and nonprofit missions, impactful fundraising initiatives often come into play.

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Red Cross rapid testing program creates “peace of mind” for homeless shelter

Charity Village

The post Red Cross rapid testing program creates “peace of mind” for homeless shelter appeared first on CharityVillage. The next day COVID-19 restrictions forced them to shut down, leaving two dozen people with nowhere to go. Anne Newman, executive director for the shelter, was not going to let that happen. […].