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Thank you to everyone who supported our Virtual Shoebox Drive in 2020! We are so grateful that we were able to provide gifts to local women impacted by homelessness during this particularly difficult time.
The drive is now over until next holiday season, but you can support our efforts all year long!
Here's how you can help in the off-season:
Cette année, nous nous sommes tous sentis isolés, et en particulier les femmes dans les refuges. Remplir une Boîte à chaussures peut sembler différent cette année, mais son impact est le même.
Créez une Boîte à chaussures virtuelle et en quelques minutes, vous rappellerez à une femme touchée par l’itinérance qu’elle est appréciée et que quelqu’un se sent concerné par son bien-être.
42% of women experiencing homelessness reported that they lived on $2,400 or less per year.
66% of women living on the streets in Simcoe County indicate that they are living on the streets simply because of expensive rents or eviction.
In 2010, 21% of women living on the streets in Simcoe County reported being sexually assaulted or raped.
Barrie Women and Children's Shelter
CMHC - Mental Health Association
Couchiching Jubilee House
Huronia Transitional Housing
Shannon Murree has been huge advocate in Simcoe & Grey County and area for a long time and enjoys giving back to the community. She loves what The Shoebox Project for Women stands for and what it means to the women it impacts. It's a wonderful way to connect the community and serves as reminder that no matter what challenge women face in time of adversity, they matter.