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Gifts-In-Kind Collection For Homeless Women And Children!

  • Jal Gua Organic Cafe 175 Queen Street East Toronto, ON, M5A 1S2 Canada (map)

The Beatitudes Movement is LAUNCHING! and what better way than to have a beautiful evening of giving to women and children in need! 

On Saturday, November 19th from 4pm to 8pm at Jal Gua Organic Cafe, we'll be collecting gifts-in-kind donations for homeless women and children during an amazing evening of live music with special guests!

Performances by:


Ruth Mathiang

Domanique Grant

Lauren Margaret Marron & Claire Couturier

and more!

4pm: Doors open and items and donations are collected

5pm: Event starts with speakers and performances

7pm to 8pm: Mingle with guests and end of event

The event is FREE!

Please bring any of the following items which will be distributed to a few women's shelters. 

New items only please, unless specified:

adult and baby shampoo / conditioner

toothpaste and toothbrushes


adult and baby lotion

adult and baby body wash

lip balm

cosmetics, nail polish and nail polish remover

brushes and combs

hair elastics and scrunchies

tampons and pads

new or gently used clothing (adult and baby)

new or gently used shoes/boots

new socks, underwear, and bras

new winter jackets, mittens, gloves, scarves

gift cards (Wal Mart, Shoppers Drug Mart, No Frills, Chapters, gas cards, movies, etc)

TTC tokens 

new towels (face and bath sizes - white) 

new or gently used kid's toys 

diapers and baby wipes

art supplies, pens and pencils

baby food and formula

tylenol and advil

band aids

anything else you can think of :)

Monetary donations are also welcome and these will be split and donated directly to each shelter. 

Items and funds will be donated to these shelters:

- Red Door Family Shelter

- WINGS Maternity Home 

- 416 Community Support for Women

- YWCA Toronto

and more!

Thank you all for the support and for giving hope to women and children. You are a blessing! 

See you soon!

The Beatitudes Movement is an initiative where humans inhale natural blessings in and then exhale blessings out into the universe. #blessinblessout

The Beatitudes Movement is founded by Cari Flammia, with support from her mom Lucia. The term 'beatitudes' means 'blessing' or 'happiness'.

Follow The Beatitudes Movement on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @beatitudesmove 

Jal Gua Organic Cafe is a beautiful cafe founded by Emmanuel Jal, ex-child soldier from South Sudan and now recording artist and peace activist. Thank you to Emmanuel and team for welcoming and supporting this itinitative!

More info: Facebook event



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