Huron House Boys’ Home receives $3,463.50 donation from the Orange Door Project fundraising campaign


Sarnia, ON (August 2, 2019) The Home Depot Canada Sarnia store has raised $3,463.50 for Huron House Boys’ Home, through in-store and online donations during The Orange Door Project fundraising campaign. Huron House will use the donations to help support our vulnerable youth. “I want to thank our customers and our associates for rallying behind this important cause,” said Pam O’Rourke, chair, The Home Depot Canada Foundation and vice-president, merchandising, The Home Depot Canada. “Youth homelessness exists in all of our communities, and the generous donations provided during The Orange Door Project campaign, helps 120 charity partners provide the local support needed to help secure brighter futures for vulnerable or homeless youth.” “We greatly appreciate the support of the Home Depot Orange Door fundraising campaign to help us continue the important work we do with our youth. Thank you SO MUCH!” said Don Adam, Executive Director, Huron House Boys’ Home. The Home Depot Canada Foundation established The Orange Door Project with the goal of eliminating youth homelessness in Canada. All 182 stores took part in this year’s campaign and together more than $900,000 will be distributed to 120 charity partners in support of vulnerable and homeless youth. The Orange Door Project fundraising campaign is part of The Orange Door Project initiative, through which the Foundation has pledged $50 million by 2022 to prevent and end youth homelessness in Canada. About Huron House Boys’ Home For almost fifty years, Huron House Boys’ Home has provided life-changing opportunities for adolescent boys to make positive changes in their lives in a safe and structured environment by developing programming and services to meet their complex needs in a facility situated on 10 acres of land near the shores of Lake Huron, in Bright’s Grove, Ontario. As a member of Children’s Mental Health Ontario, Huron House has been providing a treatment perspective to help young boys grow into successful adults since 1970. About The Home Depot Canada Foundation: The Home Depot Canada Foundation is committed to preventing and ending youth homelessness in Canada. On any given night, more than 6,000 young people are without a place to call home, making youth homelessness one of the most urgent social issues facing Canadians today. Through The Orange Door Project initiative, The Foundation has pledged $50 million by the end of 2022 to improve housing options, support life-skills development programs, and invest in research that ensures funding is directed to the most effective solutions designed to help youth build brighter futures. For more information, please visit: OrangeDoorProject.ca. For more information, please contact: Don Adam, Executive Director Huron House Boys’ Home 2473 Lakeshore Road, P.O. Box 260 Bright’s Grove, Ontario N0N 1C0 519-869-4000      Fax 519-869-6999 dadam@hhbh.ca http://hhbh.ca 


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