Share the Gift of Shelter

Provide a home to someone or something in need, and support shelters with supplies.

Book Recommendations

Child aged 0 to 4 Book: Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House by Libby Gleeson

This is the story of Clancy who moves from a home he dearly loves to a house that he feels is much too big. Though his parents love the house and point out all the good things, he can’t help but miss the things in his old house, that is until he meets Millie. An inspiring story with the message that friendship is what makes a house a home. 

Find this book in your local library: Kitchener

Child aged 4 to 8 Book: A Shelter in Our Car by Monica Gunning

Zettie and her Mom live in a car. As Zettie goes to school, she is very aware that her life is different. An authentic story of homelessness, and the feelings the young girl experiences. An eye opening story that will make you think.

Find this book in your local library: Kitchener

Family Activities

  • Build a shelter or house for birds.
  • ‘Camp’ in your living room overnight. Use flashlights, blankets, and pillows.
  • Make care kits for local shelters.

Thank you for doing good! Tomorrow’s theme is friendship.