“An estimated 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness each year and 35,000 experience homelessness on any given night”
– Raising the Roof
Additionally, 20% of the homeless population in Canada are youth aged 16-24.
You can help. There are many fantastic organizations in #BrokersOfGood who are tackling homelessness and food scarcity in Canada. Consider a donation this holiday season to support families, children and individuals in need.
Helps homeless and at-risk youth in Toronto leave the streets behind and build healthy, fulfilling and productive lives.
Provides shelter, food, settlement services, and legal support for vulnerable refugees.
Provides affordable housing to women and children fleeing abuse, and immigrant & refugee individuals and families.
Creates an environment for growth and recovery for people with mental illness through housing, employment, and social recreation programs.