When a youth first comes to us, their journey towards a life with a future begins. On Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, consider a gift that changes the course of a young person’s life. Giving Tuesday is an invitation to Canadians to give a gift to a worthy cause. It follows the shopping frenzies of Black [...]
Young women moving into Covenant House’s new transitional housing program for survivors of sex trafficking and exploitation will find a special welcome. Brightly coloured, hand-made quilts will cover their beds thanks to students at Havergal College, a private downtown girls’ school, who have taken up the cause of supporting the new residents.
Business professionals have rallied around our kids over the past few months. By participating in our experiential events and fundraising through their networks, members of the business community have demonstrated to our youth that they are worth investing in.
We unveiled our new, comprehensive anti-sex trafficking plan and launched a $10-million campaign to support our initiative at a recent media event. Chaired by Suzanne Rogers, the campaign, “Just Like a Girl You Know,” will support the implementation of the broad-ranging plan over the next five years. “Our goal is to provide leadership and forge [...]
Seventy-one of the city’s top business and community leaders slept out recently and raised more than $1 million to support our youth and life-changing programs. With only a sleeping bag and cardboard, participants in our fourth annual Covenant House Executive Sleep Out spent the night on the cold pavement in freezing temperatures.