Home Depot Foundation launches TradeWorx

The Home Depot Canada Foundation launches TradeWorx to help youth  experiencing homelessness establish careers in skilled tradesThe Home Depot Canada Foundation has announced the launch of TradeWorx. The new program will combat youth homelessness through career education and skilled trades training. Through its initial $1 million investment, 100 Canadian youth will receive the training and social support necessary to work in the skilled trades.

“TradeWorx builds upon our work with community partners that provide emergency housing and social supports for youth, by connecting them with the training needed to establish lasting careers and acquire stable housing,” said Pamela O’Rourke, board chair, The Home Depot Canada Foundation, and VP merchandising, The Home Depot Canada