Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively pledged $250,000 every to Covenant House Vancouver and Covenant House Toronto, in accordance a press release
Covenant House International says it has served more than a million homeless youth
in the United States, Canada and Latin America as a bridge from poverty to alternative, in accordance to their very own statistics.
Besides offering primary wants like meals, shelter and speedy well being companies, the group stated it tries to put together homeless children to dwell profitable and impartial lives. The non-profit additionally helps support younger people who find themselves victims of sex trafficking.
“The young people who pass through the doors of Covenant House more often than not have a story marked by extraordinary trauma. They are so much more than that trauma,” Reynolds stated in an announcement, encouraging others to donate.
“They have so much to offer the world. Matching this gift is saying you believe in them. You believe in the power of compassion to transform the trajectory of a human being.”
This is just not the primary time the superstar couple has donated to a social trigger. In March, they donated $1 million
to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada to assist feed these in want through the coronavirus pandemic.
In June, Lively and Reynolds additionally donated $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) amid protests against police brutality