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Go Local

Disability Without Poverty has community organizers in these provinces/regions.

 

British Columbia 

People with disabilities in BC face poverty at twice the rate of the general population and have fewer means of overcoming it. Disability Without Poverty BC is funded through a grant from the Vancouver Foundation to Disability Alliance BC with additional resources committed by partner organizations in the province.

 

Alberta 

Disability Without Poverty Alberta is proud to champion the cause of a federal income supplement to move people with disabilities out of poverty. Disability Without Poverty Alberta is made possible through the generosity of the Calgary Foundation.

Ontario 

Disability Without Poverty Ontario is made possible through the generosity of the Maytree Foundation.

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