Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $  500,000 to support homeless youth in Canada

One of Hollywood’s most famous couples donated $ 500,000 to help young people struggling with homelessness in Canada.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively pledged $ 250,000 each to Covenant House Vancouver and Covenant House Toronto, according a 新闻稿.
Covenant House International says it has served more than a million homeless youth 在美国, Canada and Latin America as a bridge from poverty to opportunity, according to their own statistics.
Besides providing basic needs like food, shelter and immediate health services, the organization said it tries to prepare homeless kids to live successful and independent lives. The non-profit also helps support young people who are victims of 性交易.
    The young people who pass through the doors of Covenant House more often than not have a story marked by extraordinary trauma. They are so much more than that trauma,” Reynolds said in a statement, encouraging others to donate.
    They have so much to offer the world. Matching this gift is saying you believe in them. You believe in the power of compassion to transform the trajectory of a human being.
      This is not the first time the celebrity couple has donated to a social cause. 三月, 他们 捐赠的 $ 1 百万 to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada to help feed those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
      在六月, Lively and Reynolds also donated $ 200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) 之中 protests against police brutality.


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