Take care of the essentials
Housing is an essential need. However, in Greater Montreal, many people live in inadequate housing or housing they can't afford.
No family should spend more than 30% of its household income on rent. But when you work for minimum wage, it's impossible not to exceed this ratio. And since rent and bills have to be paid first, other essential needs such as food and clothing get cut.
In collaboration with our network of agencies, our goal is to help young and old access adequate food and housing.
By providing lasting solutions so that individuals and families can meet their essential needs.
By supporting concrete actions that aim to:
In 2017-2018, 15% of our investments will go towards TAKING CARE OF THE ESSENTIALS.
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