Help a Local Business + Dinner for a Refugee Community

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Matthew House

One need, double the good

Sorting out a meal for a refugee group home is a heck of a lot harder today than what it was three weeks ago.  At the main Matthew House residence, refugee claimants from all over the world look forward to dinner time, when local volunteers take over the small kitchen in the community house to prepare a meal for everyone to enjoy together.

Given the public health guidelines, volunteers aren’t coming by anymore and the Matthew House team is working hard to adapt meal routines to continue supporting their residents in the safest way possible.

How you can help

We want to kill two birds with one stone for this need by sourcing meals for Matthew House from local restaurants on Roncesvalles.  We can show love for our local charities and small businesses at the same time.  Our goal is to pool funds to cover three meals for each resident in the house (9 people at $15/meal).  Note: no birds will actually be killed when this need is fulfilled.  We love birds.

$410.00 of $405.00 target

10 Troopers contributed

This need closed:
March 31, 2020

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More Details: Matthew House

Matthew House has been supporting refugees in downtown Toronto for over 20 years. They offer shelter, settlement support and newcomer programs to help make the best of what is often a difficult transition. They aim to inspire hope, restore dignity and empower independence for refugee claimants.

They believe they can make a difference and they do. Their work has inspired the opening of 10 additional refugee homes across Canada.
Location: 
981 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1W4

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