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Good people doing good things: Farrukh Lalani

Good people doing good things: Farrukh Lalani

It's been an uncertain couple of weeks as countries across the world battle an ongoing health pandemic and the new measures imposed by governments to self isolate and quarantine can often leave us feeling alone and anxious. During this time, it is important that we find a way to maintain a positive outlook and part of that means focusing on good. That's why we decided to start a weekly blog series to highlight all the amazing people and companies that we love. We hope you enjoy reading about these good people who are doing good things.   MEET FARRUKH LALANI, FOUNDER...

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Finding your way through homelessness

"Being homeless can be a very isolating experience. Whenever I would go to school, I always felt different from everyone else. While everyone else would leave school and go back home to their family, I would leave to go back to a shelter. I would get sad, almost pitiful, looks from my teachers and other students who knew my situation. I began to feel so alone in school, I almost wanted to stop going. Even now in university, I still feel like people know that I had been homeless for the past two years, and it makes me feel anxious and...

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A Look at Spending

There are so many reasons we spend money and they aren't always good ones. We consume then discard in a cycle that has led the fashion industry to become the second largest source of pollution in the world. As we move towards creating more sustainable lifestyles, this blog post from one of our youth's personal experiences highlights some of the reasons behind spending - especially for those who are in unhappy situations. "When I first became homeless, I had over $10,000 saved up in my bank account. I was only 16, and did not understand the value of money, and how to...

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Mental Health and Homelessness

A high percentage of homeless youth experience declining mental health. 85.4% of homeless youth fall into the “high symptom/distress” category for mental health and 42% have reported at least one suicide attempt. And yet, they don’t always receive the same empathy, treatment or understanding that others in society may receive. This experience from one of our youth employees tragically outlines how her mental disorder was dismissed and she had to struggle to prove she was suffering. With World Mental Health Week drawing to a close, we wanted to share this as a friendly reminder that it is crucial to always...

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