Raising the RoofRaising the Roof has become a national leader in long-term solutions to homelessness through partnership and collaboration with diverse stakeholders, investment in local communities, and public education.
While efforts to address the issue of homelessness in Canada have primarily focused on emergency response in the past, Raising the Roof believes that long-term solutions require prevention, systems responses, and early intervention. Their current strategic directions focus specifically on homelessness prevention, which is stopping someone from experiencing homelessness before it happens.
Why Support Raising the Roof?
The proceeds fundraised by Power Unit Youth Organization this year will be used to support The Upstream Project, Canada’s first school-based prevention program aimed at addressing youth homelessness. Through The Upstream Project, Raising the Roof will work with community Partner Agencies and the school system to identify students who may be at-risk of homelessness and provide them with the necessary supports to ensure they remain safely housed and in school. For more information about The Upstream Project click here.
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