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May 24th, 2016

Our Spring Newsletter is out. Read about our latest updates and how your support is making a difference for homeless families.  Read the newsletter here.

May 5th, 2016

Volunteers are an important part of the Red Door Family Shelter team!  Their contributions allow us to provide the best service and support to our families. 

We are currently recruiting Fundraising Volunteers who can help us fulfill our mission by playing an active role in fund development for current and future projects. 


Fundraising Volunteers commit to one or more of our fundraising activities:

April 11th, 2016

The theme for this year's National Volunteer Week is "Volunteers are the roots of strong communities", and we couldn't agree more! 

February 8th, 2016

Our Winter Newsletter is out. Read about our latest updates and how your support made a huge difference for families over the holiday season.  Read the newsletter here.

February 3rd, 2016

Toronto City Council Gives Final Approval to Ground Breaking Mixed Use Development Proposal:
The Red Door Family Shelter to Remain at 875 Queen St. E.


January 19th, 2016

Toronto East York Community Council approved the redevelopment of 875 Queen St. East today, incorporating our new purpose-built shelter. Thank you to Councillor Paula Fletcher, Harhay Development, and all community members who have supported us!   Toronto City Council will vote on the development proposal on February 3rd/4th. We will update you again shortly after.  

January 18th, 2016

Dear Red Door Supporters,

We urgently need your help.  The final development proposal incorporating the Red Door's new family shelter at 875 Queen St. East is going before Toronto and East York Community Council on January 19th.  Help committee members say yes to this important proposal.

Please come out and show your support at the meeting, or send your Letter of Support by 5pm today.  Here is a Sample Letter of Support.

Meeting details:

October 26th, 2015

Our Fall Newsletter is out. Read about our latest updates and how your support is making a huge difference to help families build brighter futures.  Read the newsletter here.

September 29th, 2015

Our most sincere thanks to Holt Renfrew and the Bloor Bakers for hosting their first ever bake off in support of
Red Door Shelter. 

September 17th, 2015

Our Annual Report for 2015 is now available.  This report summarizes our operations and finances for the year April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

We were able to help 603 families in total. More than two-thirds of families were mother-led, demonstrating that family homelessness is an issue that disproportionately affects women and single-mothers.  In total, 52 more families relied on the Red Door Shelter compared to last year.