A Battle For Screen Time

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Romero House

This is one fight we can help everyone win

Remember when parents had rules and parameters around screen time?  Today, as parents struggle to balance work with homeschooling, kids spending a large chunk of their day on a laptop or a computer is less of an evil and more of a saving grace!

For one family of six from Croatia with only one device in the house and two teenage girls in high school, offering both girls more screen time is a luxury they don’t have.  The one family computer is in high demand from all six people for work and school.

As hope fads that classrooms will open before summer, these parents know they need another device to ensure both girls keep up with their studies.

How you can help

After learning about this family from our friends at Romero House, we know neighbours would want to help ensure these girls have what they need to succeed in school and life.  We’re pooling funds and working with Reboot Canada to purchase a slightly used laptop for the family.

$200.00 of $200.00 target

1 Troopers contributed

This need closed:
April 30, 2020

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More Details: Romero House

Romero House welcomes refugee claimants with open arms. They offer housing and support services to people who claim refugee status after arriving in Canada. Refugees are welcome to stay in one of their 10 apartments without internal locks, to live as neighbours rather than simply clients. They help the refugees establish themselves in Canada and create community together.

All are welcome in their community regardless of religion, ethnicity, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Over the past 25 years, they have built an organization that celebrates difference and offers the support that refugees need.
Location: 
1558 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M6P 1A4

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