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 […]
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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 […]
This month, every dollar you donate to Covenant House Vancouver will be doubled up to $100,000! Many of us come face to face with homelessness every day in Metro Vancouver. Homelessness can look like a young person sleeping in a doorway, other times it might be someone asking you to spare some change. Often it […]
It’s that time of year when the temperature drops, the night sky clouds over, frost forms, and I sleep outside on the asphalt in one of Downtown Vancouver’s back alleys. It’s a miserable night, but I only do it once. There are others who have to do it every single night, and that’s the life […]
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