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Raising the Roof

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Serving: Canada

Mission/General Description:

Ensure that all people have a home and the opportunity to participate in their communities as a means to overcoming poverty. As a national organization working in partnership with grassroots agencies, Raising the Roof raises funds for community-based organizations who are implementing long-term solutions to homelessness; educates Canadians about ways to reduce and prevent homelessness; and facilitates joint efforts among front-line agencies working on homelessness issues.


Organization Type: Non profit

Types of Activities: Funding, Public education, Partnership / coalition development

Main Areas of Interest: Homelessness issues and solutions; public education

Knowledge & Resources: Shared Learnings on Homelessness:; Voluntary sector - corporate sector partnerships

Setting: Urban

Scope: National

Offers Services In: English

Principal Clients: Other


Mailing Address: Raising the Roof
263 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario M4R 1B1

Contact Person: Jennifer Parnell, Executive Director


Toll Free:


Web site:

Additional Information

Founded: 1997, Toronto

No. of Full-Time Staff: 1-8 FTEs

Annual Budget: Greater than $1,000,000

Types of Funding: Sponsorship; foundation and government grants; individual donations

This listing was last updated on: September 11, 2003

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