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Romero House

Achieving a goal in the midst of a pandemic

If there’s one thing that can help you get through a global pandemic, it’s a sense of humour.  Well, that and a laptop!

Through Romero House, a charity offering support services and group housing to refugees, we were introduced to a mom from Egypt who’s kept her infectious sense of humour throughout this ordeal – something she learned while raising three children. This mom has a goal to learn English and she was on track before the lockdown, but now that everything has gone online she’s struggling to keep up with her ESL courses (English as a Second Language).  But that won’t stop this glass-half-full kind of girl.

How you can help

Troop has reached out to Reboot Canada to find this mom a refurbished laptop to help her continue her studies to achieve her goal and to give her something to truly smile about.  Get involved and we promise you’ll start smiling too.

$200.00 of $200.00 target

9 Troopers contributed

This need closed:
May 7, 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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