I’m spending one miserable night out on the street in Downtown Vancouver, in the middle of November, so that homeless youth won’t have to. It’s a small gesture, but it can have a big impact. Covenant House Sleep Out 2017 The Covenant House Sleep Out takes place at Covenant House locations across the world, supporting […]
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Each season Major League Soccer clubs recognize a community champion and this year Sandy Teel, strong supporter of Covenant House Vancouver, is the selection for Vancouver Whitecaps FC. As the Whitecaps’ Community MVP, she is now entered into the running to become the MLS Works Community MVP, where she could win $25,000 for the charitable […]
It’s 2:00pm the day before my sleep out with Covenant House and the lights just came on in my office since it’s so dark outside already. I put down my hot cup of decaf coffee and shuffle my slippers over to the thermostat to give it a nudge. I walk down the hall to my […]
On November 17th I will be sleeping outside in Downtown Vancouver so that homeless youth don’t have to. It’s a miserable evening in the cold (and rain) that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. There is a great part to the experience though, I get to help raise funds for Covenant House so that no youth […]
It’s at about 2:00am that the cold really starts to get to you. Coupled with the incessant beeps of a nearby truck in the alley that seems to be perpetually moving in reverse, and the fact that there’s nothing between you and the ragged asphalt of the alley but a layer of flattened cardboard, it […]