Beneficiaries

Cause We Care House

Cause We Care is proud to have been the lead funder of Cause We Care House, a building that provides 21 units of subsidized housing to single mothers and their children in the Downtown Eastside. Operated by the YWCA, and situated above a full-service public library, this housing facility offers single mothers and their children a safe place to call home, and provides a path towards a brighter, independent future.

Dress for Success

Cause We Care is the signature named funding partner for the "Heart Moms" program, which specifically targets single mothers to benefit from a variety of Dress for Success services to empower them into the workforce. Approximately 300 single mothers will be served with this program each year.

Kidsafe Project Society

Cause We Care supported 50 children from single mother-led homes to participate in Kidsafe’s 2022 Summer Break Program at two elementary schools in Vancouver, Thunderbird and Xpey’ Elementary, These programs provide at-risk children with a safe and enriching place to be while schools is out.

BabyGoRound

Cause We Care provided a grant to enrich and expand the BabyGoRound Baby Gear Distribution Program, which serves more than 280 single mothers and their children each year.

Dixon Transition Society

Cause We Care has provided funding to Dixon Transitional Housing Program, which offers a safe space and a holistic range of services to support women to secure stable housing and employment. Dixon Transition Society serves approximately 390 single mothers and their children each year.

Gordon Neighborhood House

Cause We Care is proud to fund the Single Mothers Connection Program, which supports single mothers with a drop-in program twice a week; bi-weekly workshops on parenting, employment and financial security; free childminding; meal supports and one-to-one counselling. Cause We Care’s grant will support approximately 30 single mothers with this comprehensive service this year..

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Single Mothers Support Fund

The Cause We Care Foundation Single Mothers Support Fund is a holistic new fund supporting single mothers who are restricted by financial barriers. The Single Mothers Support Fund is intended to assist women to strengthen their educational and economic capacity, and will provide financial assistance for women wishing to gain new, or update existing, skills and qualifications with accessible funds not provided by government or any other agency.

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