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Big Summer Fun thanks to Kids up Front!

Kids up Front Toronto delivered 30 passes to Canada's Wonderland and 30 tickets to the ROM today!  Thank you so much for your generous support!  The children and youth at our shelter look forward to two amazing and fun-filled days this summer!

Kids up Front is a foundation that provides tickets and passes to events for children and their families affected by poverty, abuse, illness as well as for newcomers to Toronto. 

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Home Depot Goes Above and Beyond...

On Tues June 19th, 2012 a bevy of volunteers from Home Depot arrived at our VAW shelter with tools in hand.  On an extremely hot and humid day they worked tirelessly at planting flowers, painting a deck and building picnic tables to spruce up our yard.  The picnic tables were donated to our shelter along with an assortment of rakes and garden tools. 

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Way to go BMO!

Between June 6 and 8, 2012 four different groups from BMO descended on the Red Door ready and willing to go the extra mile.  Three groups showed us their creative talents giving our dining rooms a fresh coat of paint. A fourth group hosted a food drive collecting non-perishable items to donate to our Food Bank. After dropping the food off, they stayed on to help our Housing & Outreach staff sort & organize the donations and distribute to our ex-residents. 

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Big Thanks for Two Amazing PSA Commercials!

A tremendous thank you to all of the many hands that helped create two incredible video PSA commercials for us.  More than 75 talented people were involved, and from start to finish donated all of their time and creative energy to make it happen – pro bono!   Their combined efforts amounted to a donated value of over $400,000!! – a cost we could never afford without the generosity of the many people who put it all together:

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Charity Intelligence has once again named the Red Door as a 2011 Recommended 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 once again judged the Red Door Family Shelter as one of their recommended charities for 2011.

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Red Door Shelter is delighted to be a part of the 45th Annual Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic.
The event takes place on July 1st, 2nd and 3rd! Show your support for RED DOOR SHELTER by volunteering at one of the largest free multicultural picnics in the world. 

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