VETS Canada: In Her Boots 2018
In recognition of International Women’s Day, VETS Canada will be holding their second annual VETS Canada: In Her Boots national event on 3 March 2018. This event features volunteer teams walking the streets across the country and visiting women’s shelters / drop-in centers in search of female veterans in crisis and providing donated comfort items to women/families in need. All in all, the aim of VETS Canada: In Her Boots is to create dialogue and raise awareness at the local, provincial and national level regarding homelessness amongst female Veterans and their families; a topic too often overlooked.
We are excited to share that there are currently 15 volunteer teams across the country participating in this national event:
St. John’s, NL
Annapolis Valley, NS
Moose Jaw, SK
How can the community get involved in VETS Canada: In Her Boots?
1) Collect donations for your local women’s shelter (call your shelter ahead of time to discuss their current needs)
2) Donate to VETS Canada in honour of International Women’s Day (donations can be earmarked specifically for female Veterans).
3) Apply to volunteer with VETS Canada in your own community via our website https://vetscanada.org/get-involved.php
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