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Celebrate a new home for Victoria youth!
Threshold Housing Society is proud and excited to celebrate the opening of Threshold House, a home in Victoria for youth at risk of being homeless.
We are celebrating this launch with Coast Capital Savings President and CEO Don Coulter, Oak Bay Mayor Nils Jensen, Andrew Weaver MLA, and many more!
Please join us on Wednesday morning for refreshments and ceremonies as well as an exciting announcement.
Where: Threshold House, 2095 Granite Street, Victoria BC
When: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016, 11:30 am
Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast homes were highlighted at the 2016 CARE Awards on October 1st at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.
Among the worthy winners was our own Jo-Ann Roberts who received the Building Better Futures Community Award for her fundraising work with Threshold Housing Society.
The Victoria Residential Builders Association created the Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards in 1991 to recognize the west coast’s creative design and craftsmanship, and celebrate excellence in the industry.
How The Home Depot Canada Foundation is helping put an end to youth homelessness with “Paper Doors”
The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to ending youth homelessness, pledging to invest $10 million over three years through The Orange Door Project. This initiative will give homeless youth the housing, support and hope they need to live safe, healthy and productive lives.
One component of The Orange Door Project is The Home Depot’s national fundraising campaign. From now until October 9, The Home Depot customers can buy a $2 paper door in support of a local youth-focused housing charity.
Thank you for all involved in the Theshold Painting Party! What a fun time the volunteers had, and all for helping future transitional youth in the Greater Victoria area.
Threshold House, our newest home, will open this September 1st, and the preparations are well on it’s way, including this past Saturday’s painting party. Staff & volutneers have been renovating & painting busily at Threshold House this month, and we are looking for all the help we can get.
For more details, please read the Times Colonists article by reporter Sarah Petrescu linked below —
Home Depot Associates appeared on July 12 at a new Threshold facility under renovation. With military organization, the Home Depot team brought along 40 volunteers from Victoria, Duncan and Vancouver to do a “painting-blitz.” The new house, located in Oak Bay (Victoria) is over 6000 square feet with 8 self-contained living units, a commercial size kitchen and common areas.
These amazing volunteers painted all the rooms in just under 5 hours! Organized by Cameron Rundell and Brendon Campbell with the help of Deanne Pickering, Jason Handley and “Captain Morgan,” this amazing team were organized into sma
Become Part of the Solution!
You are invited to Threshold Housing Society’s 2016 AGM with guest speaker Mayor Lisa Helps!
Date: Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
Time: 7:00—9:00 PM
Location: St. Matthias Church Hall (Upstairs)
600 Richmond Ave., Victoria BC
Corner of Richmond and Richardson
Youth homelessness is hidden.
You don’t see many homeless high school students spending the night on the street, because they do not want to be stigmatized. So instead, they couch surf, stay in shelters, and struggle to finish school.