Approximately 20% of Ontario Area Seniors Live In Poverty
The annual cost of living in Barrie this year is $31,464.00. Heartbreakingly, approximately 1 in 5 seniors live below the poverty line of $19,501.00.
- The average cost of rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Barrie is $1717
- Low-income seniors receive $1625
Many elderly in our community can't pay for basic necessities like rent, food, prescriptions and transportation, never mind clothing or toiletries, and other essentials. In addition, many of these seniors are women living alone without family to assist them.
Your donation will go directly to assisting those who need it the most.
We are on a mission to assist where we can, but we need your help! We are working with community partners to identify seniors most in need and distributing grocery vouchers, rent assistance, and other necessities. We have set a target to reach $25.000.00, and you can make this happen!