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Mini Overview of Homelessness Action Week 2016

 

Thank you

to the 29 Ameripride/Canadian Linen employees who created comfort kits on Sept 28

to the 9 volunteers who compiled comfort kits on Tuesday Oct 4

to the Royal Oak Ministry Centre for providing the wonderful venue for this event

to the 33 volunteers/staff who set up for the event on Wednesday Oct 12

and at Burnaby Homeless Connect thank you to the

71 volunteers

78 service providers and

9 special guests

who helped provide service to 138 individuals

296 people attended this important event which builds a caring community in Burnaby

9    ABORIGINAL HEALTH

14    BC 211

30    BC HOUSING

5     BIKE TUNE UPS

16     BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC

300   BREAKFASTS by Burnaby Lougheed Lions

18     BURNABY COMMUNITY SERVICES

19     CHAIR MASSAGE

7       CHIROPRACTOR

135   COMFORT KITS

12     DENTIST

35     FLU SHOTS

27     FOOT CARE CLINIC

53     HAIR CUTS

15     HEARING SOLUTIONS

35     LEARNING TABLE

21     LEGAL SERVICES

160    LUNCHES by Our Lady of Mercy and St Albans

300   LUNCHES by Masjid -al -Salaam

17     MAKEOVERS

30    MIN OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

8      NURSE PRACTITIONER

16     OUTREACH by Progressive Housing

22     OPTOMETRIST

28     PHOTOGRAPHY

7        PURPOSE SOCIETY

4        SENIORS OUTREACH

26      SHUTTLE by Salvation Army

10       SPCA

16       SUBSTANCE USE SERVICES

15       TRANSIT SECURITY/TRANSIT POLICE

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The Society To End Homelessness In Burnaby would like to take this opportunity to thank the following for their support in ensuring the success of special events during Homelessness Action Week 2016.

VanCity for partnership, financial support, prize donations and volunteer support

Abby and the Tune Crunchers

ABC Recycling

Air Canada

BC 211

BC Housing Homelessness Services

BC Hydro

BC SPCA

Blankets BC Society

Burnaby Board of Trade

Burnaby Community Services

Burnaby Hospital Foundation

Burnaby Lougheed Lions

Burnaby Now

Burnaby RCMP

Burnaby Rotary

Burnaby Square Dental

Byrne Creek Secondary School Leo Club

Cariboo Hill Secondary School

Cariboo Hill Secondary School Youth Action Committee

Charlford House Society for Women

Charlies Chocolate Factory

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

City of Burnaby – Office of the Mayor

City of Burnaby Parks and Recreation

City of Burnaby Engineering

City of Burnaby Planning

City of Vancouver

Coast Capital Savings

Costco

Council of Community Homeless Tables

Creekside Community Church

Dave Myles and Luci Baja

Douglas College I Care Program

Dysco

Ethical Bean

Foot Care Specialist

Fraser Health -Aboriginal Health

Fraser Health -Home Health

Fraser Health -Nurse Practitioner

Fraser Health -Public Health Services

FYI Doctors

G & F Financial

Greater Vancouver Food Bank

JD Project

Legal Services Society

Louise and Greg Weir Band

Lower Mainland Purpose Society

Make Up Specialists

Mainland Hearing

Masjid al- Salaam

Me N Eds Pizza Parlors

Metropolis at Metrotown

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation

MLA Raj Chouhan

MLA Kathy Corrigan

MLA Richard Lee

MLA Jane Shin

MP Peter Julian

MP Kennedy Stewart

New Life Community Church

North Road BIA

Old Spaghetti Factory

Our Community Bikes

Our Lady of Mercy

Pacific Health

PODS

Progressive Housing Society

Pro Organics

Rackets and Runners

Rainshadow

Registered Massage Therapists

Ruben’s Shoes

Royal Oak Ministry Centre

Salvation Army

Save On Foods

Social Planning and Research Council (SPARC BC)

South Burnaby United Church

Southside Community Church

SPCA

St Albans Anglican Church

Substance Use Services

Success

Tommy Douglas Library

Transit Police

Transit Security

Trinity Salon and Spa

Twelfth Ave Elementary School

Volunteers

White Spot

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Homelessness Action Week 2016 is scheduled for the week of

Sunday Oct 9 – Saturday Oct 15

Sunday Oct 9

Lack of affordable rental housing, inadequate income & limited support services – real challenges for real people #HAW2016

Monday Oct 10

Homelessness Action week is the kick off to the winter season when it is the most difficult for people to be homeless. #HAW2016

Tuesday Oct 11

#HAW2016 provides each of us with an opportunity to think about the difference we can make as citizens, neighbours and community members

Wednesday Oct 12

The leading cause of homelessness is poverty You can make a difference – support local initiatives to alleviate poverty #HAW2016

Thursday Oct 13

As a society, we all have a role to play in ending homelessness #HAW2016

Friday Oct 14

Homelessness impacts increasing numbers of people throughout Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley – BC, Canada #HAW2016

Saturday Oct 15

You can make a difference -Support your local community in addressing homelessness www.burnabyhomeless.org or call (604) 317-8114 #HAW2016

 

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