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$20,000 Donation from TELUS Greater Toronto Area Community Board Enables Acorn2Oak Youth & Community Services to Support Local At-Risk Youth

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Mississauga, Canada, August 12, 2021 –(PR.com)– The TELUS Friendly Future Foundation has donated $20,000 towards Acorn2Oak’s effort in supporting the mental health and wellness of over 245 youth and their families. With the on-set of COVID-19, Acorn2Oak has witnessed the dire need for additional support among youth and their families dealing with issues of mental health and overall wellness. Daily, there are increasing reports of attempted suicide, university drop outs, isolation, self-harm, depression, anxiety, addiction, and fear among youth. Mental health facilities are overwhelmed with long wait periods (minimum 3 weeks at CAMH) for appointments. Canada is experiencing a mental health epidemic, and as an organization, Acorn2Oak wants to continue to offer support to the youth and their families during these difficult times.

“Every acorn can become a great oak given the right conditions. We believe every youth – in spite of…

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