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Help Homeless People Beat The Heat Safely.

As restrictions are lifted and the city begins to re-open, things seem to be getting better. But for people experiencing homelessness, the crisis continues.

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LGBTQ2S+ Community and Homelessness

Toronto’s LGBTQ2S+ community is one of the most prominent demographics experiencing homelessness.

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Seven Ways You Can Help The Homeless During Hot Weather

As we all know there is really no reasonable transition from winter to spring to summer in Toronto and we are now in a heatwave with 30+ temps. To complicate […]

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7 Reasons the Homeless Need Your Help to Survive COVID-19

There are over 9,000 people who don’t have a place to call home on any given night. What the current viral outbreak has effectively done is highlight just how precarious the lives of homeless people really are.

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A homeless man is begging on the street

Negative Perceptions Hurt: Attitudes Toward The Homeless

Perceptions of homeless people very often are inaccurate and always negative. It’s time to end prejudice against homeless people.

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Homeless Woman Sitting on the street

8 Challenges Homeless Women Face Every Day

Homelessness definitely has a stereotype: a single, adult male asking for change on the city streets. However, women make up 27.3% of the overall homeless population in Canada. Here are […]

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Close up portrait of old homeless

Why Don’t The Homeless Just Go Home?

There are many reasons why people become homeless: losing your job; family break-up; family violence; mental illness; poor physical health; substance use; physical, sexual or emotional abuse – to name […]

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Homeless couple in the underground

Homeless Couples: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

Many people have the misconception that homeless people don’t experience romantic attraction or need the emotional support of a partner. homeless people are just like everyone else — they meet and fall in and out of love, date people, and support each other.

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Homeless man sleeping on the street with his dog

The Truth About Homeless People And Their Pets You Need To Know

Streets are a scary place to be. A pet can be the one thing that gives a person the courage to face each day. Having a pet to provide companionship, protection, and love can be a major contributing factor whether someone survives or not.

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Fred’s Virtual Walk and Why You Need to Participate

Fred’s Walk is one of Fred Victor’s most significant fundraisers for the year; in 2019 we brought together over 100 participants!

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Serge Ibaka To Give $100,000 To Help Toronto’s Homeless During COVID-19

Toronto’s favorite Raptor, Serge Ibaka, made a $100,000 pledge to support Fred Victor’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund; until April 30th, all donations to Fred Victor will be matched, up to $100,000 by the Serge Ibaka Foundation.

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