Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week Oct 15th-22nd

October 17th is the United Nation’s international Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and it is celebrated throughout the world. The 2019 Theme is Acting together to empower children, their families, and communities to end poverty. 

The Wood Buffalo Poverty Reduction Network and Community Plan on Homelessness Agencies will be holding a series of events and activities for the week of Oct 15th-22nd proclaimed as Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week.

Why Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week

To strengthen public understanding of the state of poverty and homelessness in our region and to encourage action by individuals, communities, and organisations to alleviate it. 
Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families, but unless you have experienced poverty, it is truly difficult to Understand

How can you be involved?

You can attend to a series of fun, family- friendly and educative events that will be happening in our community, entry is free or by donation. Check out all the events here:List of Events

 

All Winter Maintenance Zones are relaxed until further notice.