Food is the centre of everything we do at Covenant House. It is the first thing we offer a youth when they come through our doors, and it’s what fuels our young people as they work hard for a brighter future. Without having to worry about where to find their next meal, our young people [...]
A day of hot, nutritious food can make all the difference in the life of a homeless youth. On Tuesday, November 27, we are asking our supporters to mark Giving Tuesday by donating to help provide food to our youth. Together, we’re aiming to make it #GivingFoodDay. As little as $10 provides food to a [...]
Walking by a homeless person can ruin 15-year-old Noah Hunt’s day. “I can’t imagine what it would be like to live on the street,” he said. “When I see someone struggling, it makes me feel awful.” Living in Toronto, it’s not unusual for him to encounter homelessness. Youth are especially heartbreaking because, as a teen, [...]
You did it! Last summer, over 18,000 supporters signed our petition asking the federal government for a national anti-human trafficking hotline. Earlier this year, the government announced that The Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline would launch this fall.
Sex trafficking is a serious issue that is happening in plain sight in our communities…if you know how to look for it. Hotel staff are often working on the frontlines where many young girls are being trafficked, but they do not always recognize it.