With the generous donation by The Toronto Transit Commission, we've secured this retired bus to convert to a mobile unit that will offer a hot shower, laundry facilities and a street kit. With the help of dedicated designers, contractors and engineers, the bus will be transformed to a functioning mobile unit which will include two separate shower stalls, a washing machine and dryer, and a private bathroom.
While we will be offering clean clothing donated by generous and compassionate people like you, having a laundry service will go a long way in helping people who want to keep their belongings clean but do not have access to washing facilities.
Homelessness is a crisis that does not discriminate and can happen to anyone of us, at anytime. Providing a street kit to those living on the street could be the difference between life and death, especially in the winter months.
Toronto experiences a high rate of extreme cold weather deaths every winter. The street kit will provide essential items, which will help the most vulnerable against the bitter cold, and will include the following: