Fife House relies on the generosity of individuals, corporations, foundations and community organizations to provide support services for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Where your money goes:
$5 provides one meal to a resident in our programs.
$10 provides one social outing or recreational excursion for a resident or client.
$25 provides a grocery voucher for clients of our Homeless Outreach Program who are moving into permanent housing.
$25/month provides a new bed and frame for clients without one when moving into housing.
$50/month helps Fife House extend emergency rental relief loans to residents at risk of losing their housing due to temporary financial hardship.
$100/month provides transit access so clients seeking affordable accommodation can view potential living spaces.
$150/month provides the weekly meal for residents in our Denison program.
Further Information: Programs funded through fundraising
• Meal programming: In all residences (Jarvis, Sherbourne, Denison) + Transitional Housing Program – more than 250 annually serving approximately 3,500 meals, including special holiday meals (Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter) and managed mostly by volunteers who shop for, prepare & cook and serve the meals.
• Resident Rent Emergency Fund: Provided on a ‘loan’ basis for residents who experience short-term financial hardship due to health issues and unexpected/unplanned expenses during the month.
• Social/Recreation Program (through Community Programs Department): Provides opportunities for on-site and off-site social interaction, including outings (movies, apple-picking, visit to Toronto Islands, etc.); game participation, movie nights, holiday parties.
• Food Vouchers:
- Homeless Outreach Program - at Christmas and when clients are moving into new housing – allows participation in holiday festivities and assists with food costs of initial household set-up.
- Residential Programs – at Christmas - allows participation in holiday festivities with family and friends, reducing sense of marginalization/isolation.
- Homeless Outreach Program – provides TTC tokens allowing clients to view potential accommodation and meet with landlords – helps promote a sense of empowerment and inclusion.
- Residential Programs – on an emergency, as needed basis, provides taxi chits for residents who are too ill to travel on public transit when attending medical appointments.