>Tag: community services

A New Day for Volunteers

It’s National Volunteer Week. Across Canada, 12.7 million volunteers support make an impact in communities everywhere. Here at Eva’s, we extend a big shout out to the people who volunteer their time to help young people build futures free of homelessness. Volunteers have done everything from helping with meal preparation and facility maintenance to supporting fundraising events and organizational planning and governance. We’re thrilled to benefit from the energies of volunteers, but we know there’s so much more they can [...]

A New Day for Volunteers2018-04-23T12:51:14+00:00

Recreation: Part of the Journey from Crisis to Stability

Recreational activities such as sports, art, camping, and games contribute to youth health, wellbeing, and self-confidence. Engaging in physical activity has also been shown to reduce the physiological response to stressful situations, improving the ability to cope. 53% of youth experiencing homelessness drop out of school, and that can mean losing access to opportunities for these kinds of extracurricular activities. “Recreation activities help... youth explore strategies for resolving conflicts while recreating and playing. They learn to act fairly, plan [...]

Recreation: Part of the Journey from Crisis to Stability2018-05-31T12:23:57+00:00

Eva’s Gift Catalogue

Less mall mania, more holiday magic! ✨❄️ We’ve got you covered at Eva’s with our inspiring gifts to end youth homelessness. 🎁 Delight your loved ones by helping homeless youth right in our own communities find home, belonging, and healing.