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Our community is in a housing crisis
For many on the Coast, especially women and children, poverty is a reality. 55% of children living with single parents on the Coast are living below the poverty line. That is 1,100 children and their families, struggling every day. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the vulnerability of thousands of our community members. Those at most risk are children, single mothers and women over 50. Often they struggle to meet the fundamental needs of safety, food and housing - things that most of us take for granted.Read more
Build a stronger, safer Coast for all
With your help, we will build new, affordable housing specifically for women and children on top of a redeveloped space for our support programs the entire community can access.
Our Building Together development will be built on land we own in downtown Sechelt, and with our thoughtful design and community approach, will revitalize our neighbourhood into a safe and welcoming area for all.
Help us close the $3,000,000 funding gap
We are getting closer to making this project a reality - but we need your help to close the gap! Government funding will cover much of this project cost (estimated at $23 million). We have applied for several large grants but we need to raise another $3 million to ensure we make this desperately needed new facility a reality. We are almost 15% per cent of the way there.
Will you help us raise the final $3 million needed to fully fund this project?
With your help, we can be mortgage-free and put all revenue towards delivering our programs.
That's a $400,000 fundraising potential!
This is an exciting offer to help you maximize your impact! That’s why we urgently need your support today with a tax-deductible gift - matched 100% for a limited time.DONATE TODAY
"We are very pleased to support the Building Together Campaign so that vulnerable women and children on the Sunshine Coast can secure affordable housing. "
"There is a critical shortage of local affordable housing, especially for women and children fleeing violence. We congratulate SCCSS on this much-needed initiative. "
"Affordable housing plus integrated access to critical support services in a welcoming setting will be a community legacy for decades to come. "
"The Building Together initiative provides Doyle Real Estate Group the opportunity to give back to our community with hopes of alleviating the housing crisis. "