This month, we need
To many Edmontonians, January means cold. To the thousands we help, it means a struggle to survive.
Every day, we help turn this around by bringing blankets and emergency supplies to meet our clients’ urgent needs. Your purchase of a blanket helps to provide dignity, hope and survival to over 2,100 people living on our cold, unforgiving streets.
The life expectancy of a homeless person is
The major reason for this shorter lifespan is the constant exposure to the elements. Our outreach workers find many of our Edmonton homeless seeking shelter in tents, tarps, or even holes dug into the riverbank.
Last year, handing out blankets helped over
find permanent housing.
With the small gesture of a blanket, our outreach workers build trust and relationships that have lead to helping them find more permanent housing.
for supporting January's basic need.
Total cash donations
warm blankets donated