A Computer for a Family of Three

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Romero House

Imagine a lockdown with no electronics?

Resources are scarce these days.  Sure some are more scarce and important than others (masks, gloves and disinfectant), but a lack of electronics at home is also cause for concern during a mandatory lock down.

For one family from El Salvador with three adults and no computer it’s tough staying connected to family and friends.  It’s even tougher for all three to continue their English studies now that their ESL classes (English as a Second Language) have gone digital.

How you can help

We learned about this family from our friends at Romero House, and now we want to help them stay connected and keep them studying with a refurbished desktop computer from Reboot Canada.  You can help too by pooling funds with your neighbours.

$160.00 of $160.00 target

2 Troopers contributed

This need closed:
May 2, 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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