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Graham’s Story

“Your body freezes up, you start to shiver and just you totally become the cold.”

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Samantha’s Story

After struggling with mental health and addiction in a group home, Samantha found her way to Eva’s Place.

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Stephen’s Story

Left stranded after a landlord stole his money, Steve struggled to support himself.

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Chahid’s Story

After immigrating from France, Chahid had to make it alone at 17. He didn’t know that shelters existed.

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Desran's Story
Desran’s Story

Eva’s supported Desran when he needed it, and now he’s taken off as a multi-talented photographer, dancer, actor … amazing!

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Bailey’s Story

At Eva’s, Bailey gained incredible tech and design skills to move forward with his dreams as a “digital nomad”.

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Peter’s Story

Peter and his mother got the help they needed to prevent Peter from getting caught in the cycle of homelessness.

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Olivia’s Story

After leaving foster care, Olivia got shelter, life skills, and employment support from Eva’s to get ready for a great future.

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Jody’s Story

“Now, I wake up at 6:00 AM to be on the construction job site at 7:00 AM and I work my butt off all day and I couldn’t be happier.”

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Daniel’s Story

“Eva’s Phoenix has reintroduced me into a life I thought was lost forever and I will be able to enter the future with a bright smile on my face.”

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Michael’s Story

“Eva’s gave me respect, dignity, and safety.”

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Jessica’s Story

Living at home I was lost to the person I was and how to use my voice. Thanks to Eva’s and their Running Club, I found myself.

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Lisa’s Story

Dealing with intense pressure and abuse from her parents, Lisa reached out to Eva’s for a fresh start and counselling.

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Jesse’s Story

Coming from an abusive household, Jesse left home and crashed on his friends’ couches for a while, before eventually being forced to live on the streets.

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Amy’s Story

With her mother suffering from mental illness and her family struggling to survive off one meal a day, Amy transformed her life with the help of Eva’s.

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Mike’s Story

At 16, Mike’s relationship with his mother was on its last legs due to her struggles with alcoholism. Through Eva’s, they were able to rebuild and reconnect.

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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.