YIMBY Week 2022

June 13 – 18

We want to provide social services and create social change.

This is the social change part. Will you join us?

YIMBY WEEK Event Schedule

Saturday, June 11
Furniture Bank ‘Drop Your Drawers’ Event
A pop-up, contactless drive-thru furniture drop off!
​Georgian College Parking Lot: 11am – 2pm

YIMBY Booth at Open Air Dunlop, Barrie: 10am – 2pm

Monday, June 13
Flag Raisings: Orillia City Hall @ 11am, Barrie City Hall at 2pm


Tuesday, June 14 
Virtual Panel Discussion: Housing For All
with Justin Marchand, Phil Pothen, and Kellie Chin
1 – 2pm

(register here)

 Saturday, June 18

YIMBY Booth at Open Air Dunlop, Barrie: 10am – 2pm


Lawn signs:

Get yours today by making a donation to Redwood. Signs in the Barrie area will be delivered, signs in Orillia can be picked up from Couchiching Jubilee House.

Social Media Resources

Ideas that spread, win. Use your social media platform to spread the idea that everyone deserves a safe, affordable, hopeful place to call home, and when that’s the case our entire community benefits.

Here are some resources to help you do that:

Here are some graphics you can share on Facebook:
(We also have new Facebook profile photo frames: click on your Facebook profile picture, choose “add frame” and search for YIMBY.)

On Instagram:

On Twitter:

YIMBY History

On October 15, 2018, a group of close to 60 residents of Barrie gathered at the Southshore Community Centre to discuss how we could better respond to homelessness in our city, together. Learn more about that inaugural event below.

Housing Initiatives