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Red Door Family Shelter

Meal kits for a mom on the hunt

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a massive number of job losses.  With job openings on hold or disappearing altogether, those affected by layoffs need to remain vigilant, keep trying and consider training to improve skills.

For a family of three, this mother is not giving up her search for finding a new job. With two daughters, ages 8 and 10, it’s imperative that she find something because E.I. is not enough to cover their expenses. Having left an abusive husband and father to start a new beginning, she’s on a mission to get work. She completed a course in basic culinary skills funded by Ontario Works to help her chances.  In the meantime she visits the Red Door Family Shelter food bank weekly to feed the family.

How you can help

We’re pooling funds to provide vegan meal kits from a plant-based grab-and-go market Sorry I’ve Got Plants located in Roncesvalles. Let’s help this mother stop worrying about food for the week so she can channel her efforts on finding work.



$110.00 of $110.00 target

6 Troopers contributed

This need closed:
October 15, 2020

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More Details: Red Door Family Shelter

Since 1982, the Red Door Family Shelter has provided emergency shelter and support for women and children affected by domestic abuse, families experiencing a housing crisis, and refugee claimants with nowhere else to turn. In the early 80’s there was only one other shelter operating in Toronto. Responding to the growing need for shelter space for homeless families, the Red Door was opened in the basement of the WoodGreen United Church by a group of volunteers. They have now grown to be one of the largest family shelters in the city, providing shelter and support to over 350 families every year.
21 Carlaw Avenue Toronto, ON M4M 2R6

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