Matthew Houses – Toronto, Ottawa, Windsor, Fort Erie
At Matthew House, Ottawa, 40 asylum seekers found refuge, and the team furnished about 650 homes through their furniture bank . . . in 2021! In 2022, the ministry plans to double its capacity for helping seekers. Young men like Louis who arrived by himself from Rwanda in 2019, and found the help at Matthew House, Ottawa, that he desperately needed. He found safety. He acquired job skills and now works at the furniture bank. Here’s a little of what he says:
“Volunteering at the furniture bank is similar to living at the Matthew House. It’s like a family.”
Read more about the boldness of Matthew Houses in Ottawa, Fort Erie and Windsor here.