Minister supports local fund raiser for homelessness
Each year since 1998, on Toque Tuesday, Raising the Roof volunteers work to raise funds for local agencies that reach out to homeless men, women and children. In St. John’s, proceeds from Raising the Roof toques will go to four local agencies that help the homeless:
* The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and
"A home is one of the most basic necessities of life; unfortunately, there are many who can’t enjoy that necessity. It is vital that the community and government work together to help make a difference," said Minister Burke. "I encourage all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to take part in the Toque Tuesday campaign and be a part of the solution."
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