Resolution to Save the Red Door Nears

TORONTO, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Red Door Family Shelter is holding a press conference this morning to announce the future of its Queen St. E. shelter for homeless families.

Last year the Red Door facility at 875 Queen St. E. was left without a concrete future after the property was placed into receivership.

Today, speakers will announce the future of the shelter and what is needed to ensure this vital service continues to serve families in need. 


Bernnitta Hawkins, Executive Director, Red Door Family Shelter

Paula Fletcher, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 30

Chris Harhay, President, Harhay Construction Management


Announcement of the Red Door Family Shelter's future


March 9, 2014 at 11 a.m.


Red Door Family Shelter Administrative Office

21 Carlaw Ave Toronto, ON M4M 1C8

About the Red Door Shelter
Since 1982, the Red Door has provided services for families and individuals who need safe and supportive emergency shelter. Responding to the growing need for shelter space for homeless families, the Red Door was opened in the basement of the Woodgreen United Church by a group of volunteers. The Red Door has now grown to be one of the largest family shelters in the city, providing shelter and support to over 500 families every year.

SOURCE Red Door Shelter

For further information: For media requests or further information, please contact: Sarah Blazak, 647.607.6133,; Nic Canning, 413.992.7187,

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