Youth Without Shelter Is Nominated For An ALIGNED Donation!

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Youth Without Shelter Is Nominated For An ALIGNED Donation of $2,000!

An ALIGNED client nominated Youth Without Shelter  to receive our Give Generously 2017 donation. If this page has the most visitors between Monday, April 24, 2017 and 11:59 pm Friday, May 26, 2017, Youth Without Shelter  will receive our Give Generously 2017 donation of $2,000.

About Youth Without Shelter – Working To End Homelessness

More than thirty years ago, the founders of Youth Without Shelter (YWS) saw a very concerning need that was going unmet.

“In 1986 a group of teachers and guidance counsellors created Youth without Shelter as they were frustrated with the lack of safe, emergency housing and support programs for their students. Since that time YWS has helped more than 15,000 homeless youth to build their confidence and life-skills and to find long-term stable housing and jobs. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, we are dedicated to providing shelter and support programs in a safe environment, with the goal of getting youth off the streets permanently.”1

Youth Without Shelter – How They Help

Based in Etobicoke, Ontario, the Youth Without Shelter team is focused on ending homelessness and one of the most important ways they support youth with their emergency residential program.

The program, “offers emergency accommodation for up to 33 youth each night. The program meets the immediate needs of the youth by providing them with crisis counselling, safe shelter, nutritious food, new clothing, and hygiene products.

While staying at YWS, youth agree to abide by YWS policies, rules of conduct and house duties. Equally important, during their stay residents must set goals and actively follow a plan to achieve these goals. Each youth works with a case manager to make sure they are taking the daily steps (such as job interviews, housing searches etc.) to meet their goals.”2

To learn more about how Youth Without Shelter is working to put an end to youth homelessness, please visit

Youth Without Shelter – Visit, Revisit & Share This Page!

You can help Youth Without Shelter get ALIGNED with our Give Generously donation. The Canadian charity webpage with the most visitors between Monday, April 24, 2017 and 11:59 pm Friday, May 26, 2017 will receive our 2017 donation.

Share this page with your social media networks. Encourage others, including Youth Without Shelter, to visit and share the webpage too! Like ALIGNED content about our Give Generously 2017 campaign on our social media feeds such as: @ALIGNEDonRisk, LinkedIn & Facebook

Watch for an announcement in the June 2017 issue of ALIGNMENT Matters, our monthly e-newsletter. You can sign up to receive this informative insurance and risk management brief here. (click on the Join Our Distribution List button at the bottom of the page)

Give Generously 2017 – Our Social Responsibility Campaign

We believe that it is our corporate social responsibility to help others. We do this by giving frequently, consistently and generously. Give Generously is part of our Social Responsibility program and just 1 of 18 great reasons why Canadian organizations choose us for their business insurance needs. Contact any ALIGNED colleague or ALIGNED’s President & CEO Andrew Clark directly at 1-866-519-1321 or assistants@alignedinsurance.comfor more information.

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