There's No Place Hope Like Home

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Indwell creates affordable housing communities where people can experience health, wellness, and belonging. More than just building homes, we form intentional communities where people can flourish.

Your gifts help ensure that our programs are sustainable in the long run so that hope is not just a four-letter word, but something that is real.

Stories of Hope

"In late August, [my patient] came to my office and told me he had fantastic news. He had been accepted to Indwell! ... He was excited about moving out of the shelter and having a place that was truly his own. He was excited that he could lock a door and feel safe at night. He was excited that he would have his belongings and not worry about them being stolen. And, more importantly, he was excited that he could have his books. All of them."​

Finding wholeness in community (the antidote to isolation)

In November of 1987, a year before I was born, my parents took a ski trip for a short time away without their two kids. …

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Gift Ideas

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Gifts of Homes

Fund a New Building

Give the gift of homes.

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$2,500 ea.

Furnish an Apartment

A furnished apartment will give tenants a fresh start and an opportunity to build a stable home from which they can experience health, wellness and belonging. Your gift will provide basic furnishings and a kitchen kit for one apartment.

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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Agents for Hope™

Pledge a portion of every sale to build supportive affordable housing.

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COVID-19 Tenant Support Fund

We’ve established a special fund for supporting tenants during this unsettling time of social distancing and self-isolation.

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$375

Bring on the Tunes

Ukuleles are a fun and accessible instrument to learn and play. Your gift will be used to purchase six to launch a ukulele club. We’ll jam together regularly, and tenants will be able to borrow the ukuleles to practice and play on their own at home. 

Woodfield Gate (London)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$1,000 x 5

Provide a Bench

Encourage tenants to enjoy the green space around McQuesten Lofts and Parkdale Landing. The gardens are designed to reflect aspects of health as seen on the Indigenous medicine wheel (hoop) providing an outdoor sanctuary and welcoming outdoor retreat. (For an additional gift of $100 include a plaque with your name, in honour of a friend, or in memory of a loved one.)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$300 – $5,000

Encourage Cycling

Encourage tenants to take advantage of this healthy way of getting around by providing them secure outdoor bike storage.

$5,000 – Enclosed bike storage area, Prinzen Flats (Hamilton)

Two bikes are available for tenants to borrow. Your gift will provide for bicycle upkeep, helmets and locks.

$300 – Bike share, Woodfield Gate (London)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$425 x 6

Do Something a Little Shady

Provide a large colourful umbrella and base that will shade for picnic tables and patio seating, with comfortable spots for tenants to socialize and enjoy outdoor meals.

3 – Blossom Parks Apartments (Woodstock)
3 – Harvey Woods Lofts (Woodstock)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$10,300

Support Aging in Place

Help residents and tenants move around safely by providing physical supports for those experiencing balance, polypharmacy, muscle weakness or other mobility challenges as they age.

Wentworth Program (Hamilton)

$2,800 LEVER HANDLES
$2,500 RAMP AND LANDING
$5,000 HANDRAILS

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$400

Outfit a Collective Kitchen

At Hambleton Hall in Simcoe tenants and volunteers get together once a month to cook and then enjoy a meal (and make enough to have another meal to bring home). The cooks contribute the ingredients, which are supplemented by the local food bank. Your gift will cover the pots and pans, spoons and spatulas, casserole dishes and containers, with enough to offer this program at Dogwood Suites too, after it opens in the spring.

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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Planned Giving

Include Indwell in Your Will or Estate Plan

A gift to Indwell in your will or estate plan is a special way for you to concretely demonstrate your values and continue the good work that you are already supporting.

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Planned Giving

Support Indwell with a Gift of Non-Cash Assets

Donating securities can be an effective way to support Indwell that will also provide you with significant tax advantages.

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Planned Giving

Build Indwell’s Future with an Impact Loan

An Impact Loan to Indwell provides you with a special opportunity to invest in building new affordable housing projects.

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$300

Foster Creativity

Share the joy of creativity and all the therapeutic benefits this brings. With your gift, Indwell will provide canvasses, paints, brushes, coloured pencils, beads, yarn and other supplies for art classes and craft programs.

Caroline Apartments, North End Landing, Perkins Centre, Prinzen Flats (Hamilton)
Woodfield Gate (London)
Railway City Lofts (St. Thomas)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
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$485 x 16

Gifts of Hope

Provide Online Connections

 Provide tenants with tablets for common areas, enabling them to meet virtually with their professional supports, stay connected with family and friends, and access information, entertainment, and news from the wider world.

The Oaks (Hamilton)
Embassy Commons (London)
Lakeshore Lofts (Mississauga)
Dogwood Suites (Simcoe)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.
Slow cooker

$6,500 x 4

Sponsor a Crock Pot Cooking Class

 Tenants will cook together once a week for six weeks and bring home a crock pot meal. Crock pots and meal ingredients (supplemented by tenant contributions) will be provided. Upon completion of the class, the cooks will be receive their own crock pot.

Blossom Park Apartments (Woodstock)
Harvey Woods Lofts (Woodstock)
Woodfield Gate (London)

* Gifts received for this project will be used as directed by the donor with the understanding that if has been fully funded—or cannot be completed for any reason as determined by Indwell—the remaining amount of the donation will be used where most needed.

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Send a note of encouragement

Now more than ever, it is important that our tenants feel connected with others, even if they cannot be physically connected. Send a note of encouragement to be shared with our tenants who are feeling isolated at this time.

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