2010 Recipients of MREA Shelter Foundation Funding

Esther House Inc.

Esther House Inc. is a non-profit, community-based facility that provides shelter and support to women in second stage recovery from addiction. It is one of the few non co-ed places that exists where women can stay for a period of up to twelve months while making the transition back into society. Esther House is a safe house that provides the infrastructure necessary for women to heal and gain confidence and self-esteem to continue their journey of life in recovery.

Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc.

Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council Inc. (MICC) is a non-profit, non-government agency which provides resettlement services to government-sponsored, privately-sponsored and refugee claimants. MIIC promotes and supports the protection and resettlement of refugees and offers a range of services that welcomes and assists refugee newcomers in their settlement and integration into Canadian society. MICC strives to enable independence and full participation of these newcomers in our community. 

New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families

Since 1885, New Directions has been evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the Winnipeg community. Their services fall under three categories: counselling, assessment, support and prevention programs; training and education programs; and residential and support programs. They strive to offer everyone the same opportunities to achieve a life full of promise, potential, respect and self-worth. A wide range of services are provided encompassing many areas that can affect people's lives. New Directions provides support as people take steps to improve their lives - and through them, the lives of others in the community. 

Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity® Inc.

Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity® Inc. was incorporated in 1987 with its first office in the basement of a church on Church Street. They have built more than 160 homes since that time with the Jimmy Carter build in 1993 producing 19 homes, the largest number in any single year. Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity® Inc.'s mission: by mobilizing volunteers and community partners, Winnipeg Habitat for Humanity® Inc. works with people from all walks of life to build safe, decent, affordable housing for purchase by low-income working families. 


Jill Johnston
Director of Operations
Phone: 204.772.0405
Registered Charitable Number: 843054164RR0001


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