Covenant House Vancouver exists, now more than ever, to support young people experiencing homelessness and to provide them with a source of relentless support, unconditional love, and absolute respect. Our doors are open as we continue to provide food, shelter, and medical attention for some of the most vulnerable in our community.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have generously donated an additional $250,000 towards our Matching Campaign meaning that, alongside the 3 previous anonymous donors' gifts, the total match for the campaign is now $375,000!
Now more than ever, you have a special opportunity to be the driving force of hope and love for a young person trying to overcome the challenges of homelessness.
Any gift made before December 31st (up to $375,000) will be matched for three times the impact:
- A gift of $100 will become $300
- A gift of $200 will become $600
- A gift of $500 will become $1,500
And it's all thanks to Blake, Ryan, and our other donors who believe so strongly in the immeasurable value of these youth.
The Difference Your Generosity Makes
"The young people who pass through the doors of Covenant House more often than not have a story marked by extraordinary trauma. They are so much more than that trauma. They have so much to offer the world. Matching this gift is saying you believe in them. You believe in the power of compassion to transform the trajectory of a human being."
– Ryan Reynolds
Many young people age out of the foster care system at 19 with nowhere to go. Many also run away from home thinking, “it can’t get any worse.” All too soon they learn it can. The Outreach Team makes sure kids know they aren’t alone and that there are trustworthy people who want to help.
Once a youth starts accessing our services, our Social Workers provide youth-focused, coordinated and all-encompassing services to youth. Covenant House Vancouver takes a Trauma-Informed approach to caring for our young people. Trauma-Informed Care involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. It also emphasizes physical, psychological, and emotional safety, and helps youth rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.
Our Social Workers seek to focus and build upon the unique gifts and strengths that our young people possess.
Your gift today allows us to continue helping those in need - giving them the space and encouragement to grow and thrive - towards a hope-filled future. With your support, we will be here to:
- Give warm, nutritious food
- Provide a safe sanctuary space
- Offer medical attention and support
- And much more
Thank you for providing love and hope to homeless young people in Vancouver.
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