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How to Pay It Forward This Holiday Season

Here are a few ways to pay it forward and make a difference for people experiencing homelessness this holiday season.

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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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Women and Homelessness

Without a door to lock safely behind them, women are at great risk of physical, emotional and psychological harm.

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QR Codes Just Don’t Work For Everyone

QR codes were meant to add convenience and offer a no-contact way to interact. While they do make life easier for many, there is a big flaw when it comes to the thousands of people who are experiencing homelessness and poverty.

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Everyday Myths About the Homeless – Debunked

The circumstances of homelessness are often misunderstood. It’s time we debunk the most common myths about homelessness.

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Seven Ways You Can Help The Homeless During Hot Weather

Restrictions have been lifted and the city has re-opened, things seem to be back to normal. But for people experiencing homelessness, the crisis continues. And as we are entering hot […]

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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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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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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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“Just Get a Job” Why It’s Not That Easy: Homelessness and Mental Health

Very often, the condition of people’s mental health makes it impossible to obtain and keep a job.

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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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National Day for Truth & Reconciliation / Orange Shirt Day

Every year, on this day, we remember and honour the Indigenous children who were taken away to residential schools and never came home, the children who survived, and all of their families and loved ones.

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5 Reasons To Fall In Love With Street-food Inspired Dishes

Here are 5 reasons that will make you fall in love with street-food-inspired dishes featuring flavors from around the world on Wednesday, Oct 5th, 2022, at the 6th annual Street […]

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