Not every holiday looks the same. For many, they may be experiencing gender-based violence, poverty and economic insecurity, or crisis. We are doubling down on our efforts this season in ensuring that the city’s most at-risk women, trans women, and diverse communities have access to critical care and immediate supports.
Between now until December 21st, in lieu of our annual #TogetherForWomen event, we are holding a Good To Be Good Holiday Drive to collect healthy, shelf-stable food items, new baby products, hygiene essentials, and local gift cards.
Items can be dropped off at 2 locations: The Drake Hotel + The Drake Commissary. If you are unable to physically drop off in-kind at our bins, we encourage you to donate online if you can. As a non-profit, we make every contribution count. 100% of your gift goes directly to a specific and practical need of the women and communities we serve. This includes safe housing assistance, crisis and counselling programs, emergency response. Proceeds raised will help us directly distribute essentials and supplement local prevention and emergency programs that centre all women’s empowerment and equity.
Together, we can build more resilient, sustainable, healthy communities free from violence against women and systemic barriers. Big thank you to our campaign’s presenting sponsor, Healthy Planet and our host, The Drake Hotel.