Given the increasing challenges many people in Toronto and the GTA are facing, I was hoping to find a way my business could consistently give back. A while back I was introduced to a couple pretty special places that are making a huge impact and I knew instantly I wanted to be involved. A portion of each real estate sale commission will be donated to support their courageous efforts and tireless work.
Sistering is a non-profit organization supporting at-risk, socially isolated women and trans folks in Toronto who are homeless or precariously housed. They provide a variety of services from include a low barrier 24/7 drop in, aiding with employment and securing stable housing, case support, harm reduction, peer outreach, spun studio social enterprise, and individual and systemic advocacy. Sistering offers practical and emotional support to those who experience social isolation, homelessness or precarious housing, trauma and violence, discrimination, substance use, or need mental health support.
Covenant House helps youth ignite their potential and reclaim their lives. As Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk, we offer the widest range of 24-7 services to more than 300 young people each day. Covenant House is more than a place to stay, they provide life-changing care with unconditional love and respect. They meet youth’s immediate needs and then work together with them to achieve their future goals. They offer housing options, health and well-being support, training and skill development, and ongoing care once youth move into the community.