SHAKTI Association

We are a grass-roots, volunteer-led organization in Etobicoke trying to improve the lives of those who are less fortunate through community programs and initiatives for the elderly, unemployed and school children.

Our main programs are First Day, Giving Back and Empower. First Day provides under-privileged school children with backpacks filled with school supplies and clothing so they can focus on school and not material things. Our Giving Back program is aimed at providing social supports and wellness checks for seniors, including transportation to appointments, light cooking and cleaning and social visits to prevent isolation. Our Empower program provides resume and interview training to people who are unemployed, as well as toiletries and donated business appropriate clothing so they can make the best impression possible.