Archive of posts tagged "Covenant House Sleepout"

Covenant House Donation Matching June 2016

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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 […]

Covenant House Sleep Out Campaign

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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 […]

Chimp Charitable Giving Giveaway

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Chimp a local Vancouver company that empowers people and organizations to manage and amplify their charitable impact. Used by individuals, groups, companies, and charities, Chimp allows you to host an online account from which you manage donations to your favourite charities or give the gift of a cause neutral charitable contribution to friends, family, and […]

Covenant House Sleep Out 2014

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For the last decade I have run campaigns on my blog, participated in stunts, traveled, and volunteered for local and global causes. One of the most powerful experiences I have had was during last year’s Covenant House Sleep Out, which is why I’m doing it again this year. Photo by Covenant House “Many of the […]

Covenant House Sleep Out A Success

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I sunk into my own bed at around 7:15 this morning as the sun was beginning to brighten up the sky. I walked home from the Covenant House Sleep Out on West Pender at Hamilton because I somehow had the energy after only getting about 2.5 hours of sleep. Traffic lights changed for no one, […]