You found the courage to leave. We’ll find the hands to help.
Recognizing Pride Month at Shelter Movers
June marks Pride Month in Canada, an opportunity to bring awareness to issues faced by
Anna Maria Tremonti helps Shelter Movers Greater Toronto gala raise over $386,000!
On May 10th, 2023, the Shelter Movers Greater Toronto (SMGT) team and community came together
Survivor Voices: Teresa
*Teresa is a pseudonym to protect the identity of the survivor. Teresa is at a
Survivor Voices: “Lana”
*Lana is a pseudonym to protect the identity of the survivor. Looking out the window,
“Gender-based violence is a pervasive social problem affecting every socio-economic group across Canada. Silence on the issue helps abuse persist. Fortunately, community organizations like Shelter Movers are having a positive impact on communities every day.”
“With an energetic kid, strained financially and scared, [Shelter Movers] removed so much worry and allowed me to start my life with my child sooner than I expected.”
"For your amazing kindness, good cheer, and efficiency, I'm filled with gratitude. You helped significantly to reduce worry for my daughter during an extremely stressful time -- I feel like my own sense of community, and hers, have been strengthened immeasurably."
“Gender-based violence is so common, this is work that needs to be done. As a volunteer, you know that when you’re driving off in that empty cargo van, our clients get to start a new chapter in their lives.”
“Domestic abuse is a reality in Canada for too many women and their children. [...] I was so deeply touched to meet the team at Shelter Movers, which helps women transition to shelters - but also into new homes, new lives and newly found freedom. [...]”