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The Orange Door Project & The RAFT

Posted Dec 1st, 2020

We’ve partnered with The Home Depot Canada Foundation to help raise funds for our community!

And you can help too!

DID YOU KNOW? The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to preventing and helping to end youth homelessness, pledging to invest $50 million by 2022. This support will give homeless youth the housing, support and hope they need to live safe, healthy and productive lives.

The Orange Door Project, The Home Depot’s national fundraising campaign is one of its many fundraising components. From now until December 20, The Home Depot customers can make $2 donation online (orangedoorproject.ca) or in-store in support of local youth-focused housing charity.

All funds at the St. Catharines Home Depot store during the campaign will support the RAFT.

Encourage your friends, family members, neighbours and colleagues to support the campaign today!

Learn more at orangedoorproject.ca

One door can change everything.

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