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73 Young People, The Impact of Eva’s Home For Life 2018

Everyone gets worried about homelessness in winter. Fewer people think about the life-threating risks of heat. Heat-related distress such as heat stroke is a big problem for young people who don't have a respite from the elements. This is the impact of Eva's Home For Life 2018 Eva's Home For Life raised over $267,000. This means that 73 young people will have a place to stay each night at Eva's two emergency shelters. Remarkable! In addition to protection from the [...]

73 Young People, The Impact of Eva’s Home For Life 2018 2018-07-17T17:12:47+00:00

Five Surprising Things Sandra Learned in Eva’s Construction and Building Maintenance Training Program

Employment is critical to long-term self-sufficiency. Eva’s helps youth experiencing homelessness get the job skills they need to build bright futures. Eva’s Construction and Building Maintenance Training Program does just that. Sandra is a former resident of Eva’s Phoenix and a graduate of the Construction and Building Maintenance Training Program. She first experienced homelessness as a teen because of her mother’s mental illness and breakdown. Sandra has successfully overcome her own physical and mental health challenges, is living independently [...]

Five Surprising Things Sandra Learned in Eva’s Construction and Building Maintenance Training Program 2018-07-10T09:09:04+00:00

Will You Donate $100 to Double our Chances to Win 10K?

For every dollar donated through CanadaHelps, we have one chance to win $10,000 to support youth at Eva’s who are building brighter futures. $100 equals 100 chances! Youth experiencing homelessness in Toronto deserve better, and you can give it to them. With $10,000 you could outfit a whole class of young people in our Construction and Building Maintenance Training Program with the equipment they need to prepare them with the necessary skills to acquire gainful employment. We already have [...]

Will You Donate $100 to Double our Chances to Win 10K? 2018-06-28T15:55:59+00:00

Belonging Matters, Pride 2018

Toronto’s Pride celebrations are so special because they bring together a community that is silenced and marginalized and puts it on centre stage. LGBTTIQQ2SA+-identified folks still face widespread discrimination and are more likely to experience violence and struggle with mental health challenges. Young people are particularly vulnerable as homophobic and transphobic attitudes can push them out of their homes and communities and limit their access to emergency shelter for fear of their safety. 20 to 40% of young people [...]

Belonging Matters, Pride 2018 2018-06-21T08:50:22+00:00

10 Reasons Why Youth at Eva’s Deserve to Win $10,000

CanadaHelps is hosting their Great Canadian Giving Challenge this June, and we’re asking you to take up the challenge! For every dollar you donate to Eva’s through CanadaHelps during the month of June, we will be entered into a draw for a chance to win $10,000. TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE So why young people Eva's? 1) Eva’s helps young people find safety and to get their basic needs met. Young people become homeless through no fault of their [...]

10 Reasons Why Youth at Eva’s Deserve to Win $10,000 2018-06-08T08:53:24+00:00