Reena Foundation transforms lives
Reena Foundation raises funds to improve the lives of people with Autism and other developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and other diverse health needs.
As the fundraising arm of Reena, we support transformational housing projects and vital programs including Day, Respite and Employment.
Reena Receives Record Breaking Grant
Reena receives record breaking grant of $43.9 million from the Government of Canada through CMHC’s Rapid Housing Initiative.
The announcement was made by the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton—Lawrence, on behalf of the Honorable Sean Fraser, Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities, alongside Mike Colle, Deputy Mayor and Councillor for Eglinton-Lawrence, City of Toronto.
Other speakers included Reena CEO Bryan Keshen, Reena Board Chair, Wendy Bellack-Viner, and Jamie, a Reena resident who shared his lived experience.
Reena is taking action to address the housing crisis affecting the most vulnerable members of our community, from all faiths and cultures.
Reena’s newest intentional community, The Frankfort Family Reena Residence, located at 165 Elm Ridge Drive, will be a 20-storey building providing 106 affordable housing units for individuals and families in need of supportive, accessible, and affordable housing.
Reena is grateful for the support of Deputy Mayor Councillor Colle, the City of Toronto, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, our generous donors and many others who helped us achieve our goal of providing deeply affordable supportive housing for vulnerable citizens.
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Your donations fuel Reena’s housing and many transformative programs, all of which promote dignity, individuality, independence, personal growth and community inclusion for people with diverse needs within the framework of Jewish culture and values.
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