Tara B
Amount Raised
Fundraising Goal $500.00

My Message

It's cold out there. And on February 20, I'm going to do something about it. Homelessness is a serious problem in Ottawa, and so often overlooked or even ignored. But as hard as it is to think about, more than 7,000 people stayed in Ottawa shelters in 2017. Almost a thousand were women.

Women become homeless for a number of reasons. They might be struggling with a mental health challenge that forces them to stay in hospital, losing income. They may be unable to afford rent – indeed, a one-bedroom apartment in Ottawa costs nearly $11,000 a year, but a single woman receiving Ontario Disability Support receives just over $12,000. They may have fled abuse at home. Or, they might be new immigrants to Canada, with no network or support system to rely on.

COVID has increased the need for women to find safe places to live. 

I am asking you to make a donation in support of Cornerstone Housing for Women. The work they are doing  locally is critical.  Thank you! 

Event Date
Feb 20, 2021 9:00 AM
Location Name
Ottawa Westboro (Virtual-Only) - Cornerstone Housing for Women

My Team

Tara is part of Westboro Village BIA
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My Supporters

wilbert Beechey donated $50.00
Feb 4, 2021 6:36 PM
Tammy Archer donated $30.00
Feb 4, 2021 1:06 PM
Johanne Levesque donated $50.00
Feb 3, 2021 8:23 PM
Stephanie Pieri donated $30.00
Feb 2, 2021 10:17 PM
Sarah Kilby donated an undisclosed amount
Feb 2, 2021 8:46 PM
Ryan Rutherford donated $20.00
Feb 1, 2021 4:38 PM
Monica White left a message
Feb 1, 2021 12:40 PM
I love this Tara! Super impressed with all of your initiatives!
Monica, Patrick, Ellie & Hattie White donated $30.00
Feb 1, 2021 12:40 PM
Friend of CNOY donated $30.00
Feb 1, 2021 12:37 PM