Valentine’s can be a difficult time for our kids. We were touched when a young professional baker, Nastasha, offered to make our kids 300 delectable Belgian chocolate marshmallow pops for the holiday. Her thoughtfulness meant so much to our kids who were delighted by the special treat.
Covenant House Toronto has launched our first annual Covenant House Month this February to raise awareness and funds to help homeless youth. While an estimated 40,000 young people across the country and 10,000 in Toronto alone have no place to call home at any time during the year, almost 90 percent of Canadians surveyed said [...]
It was a movie that got Trevor talking. For months, his Children’s Aid case worker could not get him to open up. She hoped a male role model might make the difference, so she referred him to Mike in our Youth in Transition (YIT) program.
Becca was abandoned on the side of the road by street friends somewhere in Toronto. She had spent time in a group home and then bounced rootlessly for three years between dodgy housing situations before hitching a ride to the city. Lost, starving and dressed in tattered clothes, the sixteen-year-old walked for what seemed like [...]
Our buttery cheese shortbread has achieved legendary status at Covenant House gatherings and they are a personal favourite of our Executive Director Bruce Rivers. With a dash of cayenne heat, our rich savoury cookie pairs perfectly with soup for a decadent alternative to crackers or cornbread.