People who lack necessities like food and shelter can't get ahead in life. Those that struggle to find work or manage their finances aren't able to reach their full potential.
We invest in three key areas to help people move out of, or avoid, the cycle of poverty.
19,000 households in Regina experience housing affordability issues due to high housing costs in relation to available incomes.
Investing in programs that support housing stability provides the opportunity for a solid foundation for individuals and families have access to safe crisis shelter as well as the supports needed to maintain long-term, stable housing.
1 in 11 households experience food insecurity - the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints, which is a serious health & social concern.
We invest in programs that promote food security and independence, ensuring families & individuals have access to affordable, nutritious food.
21% of those living in Regina may not have obtained education levels that adequately prepare them for employment.
We support programs which help remove barriers to employment & financial security, giving participants the opportunity to upgrade their skills, training, education and qualifications in an effort to achieve meaningful employment.
12,650 individual and family Good Food Boxes were distributed
30 individuals gained employment
380 individuals and families accessed stable housing
365 women with 331 children accessed emergency shelter