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Shelter Movers Hosts SoupShare to Celebrate Expansion into Lanark County

Crucial Support Services for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence Now Available in Lanark County Ottawa, Ontario – Shelter Movers, a national, volunteer-powered charity that provides free moving and storage to people experiencing abuse, have just expanded their services to Lanark County. Join Shelter Movers for SoupShare at the Carleton Place Canoe Club on November 17 from …

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1 in 5 Montreal women are not safe in their own home

Over the past two years, a disturbing increase in gender-based violence has been coined the “shadow pandemic”. This is especially true in Montreal, where a recent study from the Université de Sherbrooke found that 22.5% of women in a relationship experience domestic violence. With moving day fast approaching, Shelter Movers, a local non-profit, is issuing …

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Volunteer moving service helping women flee domestic abuse struggling to keep up with demand

An organization that helps women and children escape domestic abuse is struggling to keep up with demand. After launching in Toronto in 2016 and opening additional chapters in Vancouver and Ottawa, Shelter Movers — which provides free moving services — expanded to the Halifax area in June 2019. The group’s executive director, Marc Hull-Jacquin, said …

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Volunteer moving service helping women flee domestic abuse struggling to keep up with demand

An organization that helps women and children escape domestic abuse is struggling to keep up with demand. After launching in Toronto in 2016 and opening additional chapters in Vancouver and Ottawa, Shelter Movers — which provides free moving services — expanded to the Halifax area in June 2019. The group’s executive director, Marc Hull-Jacquin, said …

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SHELTER MOVERS COMES TO VANCOUVER TO HELP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS MOVE OUT

Founded in Toronto on April 2, 2016, Shelter Movers was born out of a realization that Canada lacks assistance for domestic violence victims, mainly women and children, to physically leave their situation. Shelter Movers has now opened a Vancouver chapter as of August 2018. Many of us have either experienced domestic violence, have close family …

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Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Partners with Shelter Movers to Help End Gender-Based Violence

December 2020 Update: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau continues to partner with Shelter Movers. Watch a powerful story of a survivor and past Shelter Movers client as we reflect on the 16 Days Of Activism. In this conversation, gender-equality ambassador, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, along with domestic abuse survivor and past Shelter Movers Client, Ajoa Ayeko, and Yael …

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Nonprofit helping women flee abusive households moves into Vancouver

For many women, finding the courage—and resources—to leave an abusive relationship is a daunting task. But one volunteer-driven organization is hoping it can make the move easier for victims of domestic violence in Vancouver. Founded in Toronto in 2016, Shelter Movers offers free moving and storage services for women and children fleeing households with domestic violence. The group …

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‘The need is great’: Volunteer group aims to help women move out of abusive homes

When Brian Vidler read an article about an organization in Toronto that offers free moving services to women fleeing abuse, he knew he needed to do something — so he called them up and found out how he could create a Vancouver chapter. Later this year, Shelter Movers Vancouver will officially launch in an effort …

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New Ottawa group helps people escape domestic abuse — by moving them for free

When he threatened to kill her, her husband was standing in the kitchen holding a knife.  The young woman fled, desperately climbing onto the roof of her Toronto home, looking for an escape. She screamed at the top of her lungs, but nobody came to help.  Her husband didn’t kill her, but he left her …

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