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Easter comes early thanks to Mission Possible!

On Fri Mar 8, 2010, the Mission Possible Group from Armour Heights Presbyterian Church prepared amazing Easter baskets for the children at Red Door Shelter.  The baskets are brimming with eye popping treats and toys sure to delight kids of all ages.

To all of the Mission Possible kids …
Thank you for your kind support. Your hard work and determination is greatly appreciated!

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Got Pennies?

We'll take them!
 

Did you know that as of February 4th you won’t be able to spend your pennies at most stores?

If you have pennies to cash in and want to save the hassle of rolling, donate them to the Red Door!  You can even start a collection at your office, school or organization.

Bring in your pennies to our administrative office at
21 Carlaw Ave.  Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

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Charity Intelligence Canada has once again named Red Door a Top Pick Charity

Charity Intelligence Canada, a non-profit organization that researches and analyzes Canada's charities to enable funders to make informed and effective giving decisions, has for the 4th year in row chosen the Red Door Family Shelter as one of their recommended charities for 2012-2013.

Only 45 charities from across Canada were selected as a recommended charity and profiled within their 2012-2013 Top Picks publication. To read our profile, click here.

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Thank you for the incredible holiday support!

The families, Board of Directors, and staff of the Red Door Family Shelter would like to sincerely thank the community for its overwhelming support during the holiday season.

This year, the Red Door was able to support many families with the help of our generous donors and family sponsors who provided gift packages of winter clothing, house wares, and gift certificates, as well as special holiday meals, food vouchers and even lovingly prepared stockings, gift boxes and toys for the children.
 

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Premier McGuinty pays us a visit

On Friday Dec 7th, Premier Dalton McGuinty paid us a visit to deliver 100 jackets, gloves and snowsuits for our families with the help of Argos offensive guard Joe Eppele. 

The donation was part of a wager made with Alberta Premier Alison Redford on the 100th Grey Cup game.  The winner's choice of charity was to receive a donation from the losing team's Premier.  Instead, the Premiers decided to make everyone a winner and both donate to their charities of choice.

Thank you Premier McGuinty for this tremendous donation!

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Our sincere thanks to PCMA

PCMA
November 9, 2012

Our sincere thanks to PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) for hosting a food drive in support of Red Door Shelter.  On November 9, 2012, about 25 volunteers descended on Red Door Shelter delivering much needed non-perishable food items for our Food Bank. Some of the group stayed to assist our Housing & Outreach team sort the food and distribute to our past clients while others helped sort donations and organize our donation rooms.

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Big thanks to Kraft Canada!

A big thank you to the employees of the Kraft Canada's Bertrand Ave. plant for successfully nominating the Red Door for the 2012 Kraft Cares Grant Program.   Eva Themelis (left) and Leslie Johnstone from Kraft delivered our award for $5,000 to support our weekly Food bank that helps families in financial need who have recently moved out of the shelter.

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Merck Community Day benefits Red Door Shelter Food Bank

Merck Community Day
September 21, 2012

Many thanks to Merck for hosting a food drive in support of Red Door Shelter. 

On September 21, 2012 volunteers from Merck delivered much needed non-perishable food items to the Red Door Shelter Food Bank. The group stayed on to assist our Housing & Outreach team sort and organize the donations and help distribute to our past clients. The food bank is a vital component in the Red Door’s goal of re-establishing families into our community.

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