SWT has chosen 3 charities in Swift Current to shine a light on and with your votes, one of them will receive $5000 to go towards their organization. You can VOTE for your favourite charity before end of December on SC Online link.
One of the Charities is SWYES Dorie's House located at corner of Herbet St E & 2nd Ave NE in Swift Current, SK.
Dorie's House Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter Inc.is an emergency shelter to serve homeless youth in southwest Saskatchewan. Dorie's House has eight bedrooms and welcomes youth of all genders; ages 14 to 18. It will officialy open and start receiving youth in January 2017 and the length of stay will be up to three months, with an option for extension under special circumstances. Dorie's House will be staffed by two Support Workers per shift, twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week.
SwYES provides a safe, supportive living environment for youth to build resiliency and strong foundations to adulthood and independence; through skill building, connectivity with family and community, as well as positive health and life choices.
Monty Reich (SWT), Genna Luchenski (SWT) Betty McDougall (SWYES) Colin Powers (Magic 97)
Nice spacious living room
Fully equiped kitchen with lots of counter space and large windows to let the sunshine in
Here is an idea of what one of the rooms looks like and also has an open closet
Artwork designed by Chris Pool
Here is the link if you would like to know more about SWYES & Dorie's House or to make a contribution towards Dorie's House.
This video will explain why we need a Youth Emergency Shelter in the Southwest:
VOTE for Dorie's House to receive the donation of $5000 from SWT, deadline is Dec 31st, 2016.