13.3 per cent of Canadian children live in poverty.


The waitlist for low income housing in Kamloops is
an average minimum of 2 years.

— Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society

Changing the Face of Poverty

Changing the Face of Poverty is a network of faith based and community based organizations, individuals and businesses working collectively to coordinate, connect and create resources and solutions to end poverty in Kamloops.


  • Work together to create one strong voice
  • Develop creative solutions for poverty related challenges
  • Linking groups that provide services and support
  • Build partnerships to create long term solutions

Community Networking:

  • Raise awareness of poverty issues
  • Expand networks and partnerships
  • Engage our partners in solution based action planning
  • Develop funding supports through partnerships and collaboration
  • Liaise with community decision makers on strategies to reduce poverty

Visit the Changing the Face of Poverty website for more information.

To Become Involved:

  • Donate now to help facilitate change with the Changing the Face of Poverty network.
  • Group meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of each month.

Everyone is welcome! Contact us to find out more.

Phone: 250.374.2119 Ext:200

Email: admin@nullkamloopsefry.com