Join us on GivingTuesdayNow to support the most impacted by COVID-19
For over 45 years PTC has been collaborating with artists to create stories that deeply connect us to one another. We believe in the transformative power that live theatre can have on individuals and communities.
Today is #GivingTuesdayNow – a new global day of giving and unity to support those most impacted by COVID-19. As more people suffer, we’ve seen a surge in global kindness and people taking proactive steps to generate solutions for all.
Our neighbours and colleagues have created DTES Response, a coordinated effort to ensure this unprecedented threat does not disproportionately affect the most vulnerable in our communities. There are 15,000 people at risk in the Downtown Eastside, which include 3,000 who are unhoused and 4,700 at high risk in privately run SROs. To mitigate the challenges, DTES Response is activating networks in the community to create a stop-gap plan for the most urgent needs. Some of the things they have been doing include purchasing and providing food, personal hygiene products, cleanings supplies, access to transportation, phones for communications, plus addressing other needs that emerge.
All donations are being received by Network of Inner City Community Services Society (NICCSS) – our former building mates in Chinatown – and will receive a charitable tax receipt.
Join us in supporting DTES Response or an organization closest to your heart, and make a difference where it’s needed most.