INN FROM THE COLD
Inn From The Cold believes that people are valuable. People should not die in extreme weather because they are experiencing homelessness. We provide a dedicated space to keep people alive during dangerous weather. Our program is open December 15th - March 31st, 9pm-7:30am.
There is a homeless crisis across the GTA, a rising concern in South Mississauga. 100 deaths per year in the GTA are related to people who are homeless when exposed to extreme weather. We want to see that number drop to 0.
MESS TO MASTERPIECE
Chair of IFTC, Rick Penton, moved by the words of Jesus, inspired other like-minded churches and community partners with the shared conviction that, "We must to do more." IFTC was made a reality under the leadership of Rick Penton. The program has evolved from a transient program of various church basements into a central location at West Edge with a multi-denomination committee.
To date, we have completed renovations on almost 3,000 square feet in the West Edge Community Church basement. Complete with a shower, laundry, kitchen and lounge we are able to provide care and rest during these cold months. Together we have created an inspiring environment where people encounter care and love 7 days a week. We are inviting people to be a part of this compassionate effort to help the most vulnerable that are around us. Monetary and physical donations are needed to support this program that is in partnership with the Region of Peel.
Together we can do what cannot be done alone. Let’s look after our societies’ most vulnerable by being a light of love to those who need it most.
Please donate now so we can keep people warm this winter.