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Ways to Support

Since 1971 Kennedy House has been committed to supporting our communities’ most vulnerable young people. There are so many ways you can contribute to and impact the lives of youth in our care.

Every gesture of support is welcome

As a registered not-for-profit charitable organization, all funds and materials that we receive go directly to benefiting Kennedy House clients and residents.

Take action to support Kennedy House programs and end child abuse/exploitation, youth homelessness, child/youth poverty, and more.

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Support with your time

Other Ways to Give

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In Kind Donations

Kennedy House is currently accepting the following in-kind donations:

  • Personal hygiene products (e.g., toothbrush, tooth paste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc.)
  • Weighted blankets
  • Seasonal clothing
  • Gift Cards
  • Art Supplies

In-kind donations are by drop-off appointment only: Please call (416) 421-7776 or email donations@kennedyhouse.org.

Legacy Giving

Leaving a legacy gift to Kennedy House helps provide health, hope, education, and empowerment to those in our care. Your legacy gift will impact the lives of vulnerable individuals for years to come.

You can leave a percentage or the remainder of your estate, a specific cash donation, securities, or property. In the case of legacy giving, charitable tax receipts will be issued to your estate.

For more information contact us. Please call (416) 421-7776 or email donations@kennedyhouse.org.

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Host an Event

Hosting an event to raise funds for a community organization like Kennedy House is a great way to get together with your friends and family and do something to benefit the community. 

From BBQs to golf tournaments to yard sales, no event is too big or too small. When you organize an event, you’re not only raising funds to support Kennedy House, you’re also letting the community know about us and the important work we do. We are happy to help make your event a true success! We can help with promotion, provide some prizes, and ensure individuals receive charitable tax receipts for their donations.

For more information contact us. Please call (416) 421-7776 or email donations@kennedyhouse.org.

Join Kennedy House’s Coldest Night of the Year Walk

Every February Kennedy House clients, staff, and supporters brave the cold to raise awareness and funds for youth homelessness. You can register as a team captain, walker, sponsor, or donor.

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Make a Lasting Impact

Join a family of dedicated and passionate people empowering the youth of today to achieve their dreams for tomorrow. Together we help youth rise up.