Allocated Apparel is a social business venture based in Toronto, Canada.
tr.v. al·lo·cat·ed, al·lo·cat·ing, al·lo·cates
1. To set apart funds or resources for a special purpose.
Allocated Apparel exists with the mission to provide meals and to serve those living with poverty and to inspire compassion and generous giving in a generation taught to focus on self.
We believe that small efforts can make a difference and Lift Society.
As a company, we live our mission through sharing a portion of our profits to support various causes and through hosting community outreach events to empower the people of Toronto to effect change, display love, and make a difference.
The reality is hunger in the GTA exists. After another year of an unsteady economy and rising food inflation, the number of food kitchen visits is heading upward again, nearly 20 per cent higher than before the recession in 2008.
In 2012, 1,123,500 visits were made to food kitchens in the GTA. It is especially disturbing to see that children made up 32% of those food-bank visits.
Since 1896, The Yonge Street Mission have been reaching out to meet the needs of people living with poverty in Toronto. YSM has a diverse set of programs that have made a positive difference in the lives of families, seniors, socially isolated adults, street-involved youth and children growing up in our low-income community.