The Cost of Lockdown

Toilet paper

Arrabon House

Help curb rising household expenses

Life is taking on a new normal and as this sets in we’re starting to realize the cost of lockdown and social isolation, and it goes well beyond Netflix and learning Spanish. Most people have had to rejig their life to adapt.   And most charities have had to rejig budgets to continue operating.

For Arrabon House, a registered charity and group home to women aged 13-19 in Parkdale, lockdown has brought on a slew of additional expenses.  With a packed house 24/7, they’ve been going through product essentials like nobody’s business.  From soap to paper towels, cleaning products to laundry detergent and toilet paper to toothpaste (for some reason we’re all brushing more often with Covid around?!).

How you can help

You can help this local group home stock up on essential personal hygiene and cleaning products by pooling funds. We’ll do the shopping trip at no cost and together we can help Arrabon House curb those additional expenses.

$39.00 of $350.00 target

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This need is open until:
September 30, 2020
6 days left

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More Details: Arrabon House

Arrabon House offers counselling, mentoring, and life skills coaching to young women, including youth who are transitioning, between the ages of 13-24. Their 24-hour residential program is offered to women and those who identify as female between the ages of 13-19 in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto. Many of their residents are survivors of abuse, trauma, and mental health challenges. Through a safe, healing environment, they empower these youth to grow to their full potential and ease their transition into adulthood and independent living.

Arrabon is a Greek word that signifies a promise of new things to come, of hope. Which is exactly what they provide for the hundreds of youth who walk through their doors every year.
Location: 
29 Wilson Park Road, Toronto, Ontario M6K 3B6

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