Thousands of Canadians experience homelessness daily, utilizing shelters and other support programs to take care of themselves. Many organizations dedicate themselves to caring for these vulnerable people, but the average Canadian may not know what causes homelessness. Continue reading to learn more about the leading causes of homelessness, including what homelessness is and who experiences […]
Where to Volunteer in Brampton
Volunteering can offer you a way to serve the people and community around you. Depending on the organization, there are several programs and services you can assist with. If you’re looking to volunteer, what organizations need help? Continue reading to learn more about some of the places you can volunteer at in Brampton. Brampton Animal […]
“Our Front Steps Became the Front Lines of Service:” 18 Observations From CEO, Ted Brown.
COVID-19 has been inescapable for everyone–citizens, businesses, non-profit organizations; everyone had been impacted in some way by the ever-evolving situation we’ve all found ourselves in since the beginning of 2020. Like virtually every other type of organization, Regeneration has had to make some changes and alter the way we serve our community. 2020 and 2021 […]
What Help Is Available for People Who Are Experiencing Homelessness?
In a single year, approximately 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness. For these people, access to social care programs and donations can be crucial to their survival. If you want to support your community and help those in need overcome homelessness, you may consider becoming a volunteer. What Defines Homelessness? Homelessness can be defined as the absence […]
What Is Homelessness?
Homelessness can be defined as the absence of adequate, permanent, or sustainable access to shelter; this includes couch surfing or living in a car. Most people experiencing homelessness do not have the income to sustain their most basic needs. Homelessness is a systemic issue but can also be the result of: poor mental and physical […]
How Are Homeless Shelters Run?
Homeless shelters are oftentimes the only safe haven for those without adequate housing or residency. Shelters are places where those without a home can find resources to combat their current situation and trauma, as well as receive the care and support they require at the given moment. Even more importantly, they provide a safe place […]
Why Is Volunteering Important?
Volunteering not only bolsters the strength and effectiveness of your local community services, but can provide you with a great sense of self-fulfillment. Being a volunteer for a service, cause, or event that you believe in can put you into contact with people who share the same passion and sentiments as you, and can expand […]
The Great Canadian Giving Challenge
Dear Friends of Regeneration, This June, we are asking you to join us in the Great Canadian Giving Challenge. From June 1- June 30, for every dollar you donate through Canada Helps, Regeneration will be entered in a contest to win $20,000 on Canada Day! The more you give, the more chances we have to […]
What To Know Before You Volunteer At A Homeless Shelter
Most of us want to make the world a better place, but many people don’t know where to begin. What’s more, we tend to assume that volunteer work will be much more complex and difficult than it usually is. In reality, volunteering at a homeless shelter can be an opportunity to have fun and develop […]
Supporting A Place to Be, This Easter
Regeneration 1: an act or the process of regenerating : the state of being regenerated. 2: spiritual renewal or revival. 3: renewal or restoration of a body, bodily part, or biological system (such as a forest) after injury or as a normal process Regeneration Outreach Community is exactly that. We are a community of people […]