A Jewish Humanitarian Response to Poverty

An Evolution

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Mobile Jewish Response to Homelessness

Street Outreach with Soul

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Ve’ahavta Street Academy

Creating pathways out of poverty through education. 

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Get Inspired. Take Action. Repeat.

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Thank you for celebrating Tikun Olam with Ve'ahavta. View Photos

111 Cameras, 93 Participants, 2,600 prints, 40 Exhibit Photos, 13 Calendar Photos, 1 City.  

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Be part of the change. With its urban street and carnival theme, this year’s event will be like none before. Prepare to be both inspired and entertained in a dynamic environment that combines music, interactive games and great food!

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Building Foundations for Women aims to support women experiencing poverty and other life challenges to build stable and active lives and move toward their employment and education goals. 

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Winter is coming and so is the cold! Find out what items are urgently needed on our outreach van for people living on or near the streets.

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Looking to pursue your personal, career or educational goals in 2018? The Ve’ahavta Street Academy is now accepting student applications.

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Learn more about what Ve’ahavta is doing to educate and encourage youth to take part in Tikun Olam (repairing the world). 

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Views From the Street: MYTORONTO: Ve’ahavta’s MYTORONTO photography contest gives individuals who experience homelessness the opportunity to show their perspectives of Toronto through the art of photography. Thanks to The Toronto Star for the great video and coverage of our program!

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“If I am not for me, who is for me; and if I am (only) for myself, what am I. And if not now, when?” – Hillel, Ethics of the Fathers, 1:14