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Homeless FACTS

In the 2008 Homeless Count there were AT LEAST 3,062 people homeless in Metro Vancouver.

Since 2002, there has been a shocking 137% increase in overall homelessness and a 373% increase in the number of people sleeping outside.

Benefit Concert for Cottage Farm Centre

[ May 30, 2009; 8:00 pm; ] Benefit Concert for Cottage Farm Centre for Mental Health Recovery
When: May 30, 8 p.m.
Where: St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson St. Vancouver
Highlights: Karl Jenkins, Jane Mortifee, Lynn Williams along with a 155-voice choir and organist Darrel Nixon.
Cost: $20.00; or $50.00 for orchestral seating plus reception
For tickets contact Lorna Seaman at 778-231-9062 or
North Shore Unitarian Church [...]

Collaboration for city transformation

[ June 24, 2009; 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] Roundtable on Collaborating for City Transformation
Presentation by Dave Hillis, President, Leadership Foundations
Moderated by Jonathan Bird, Shalom Seekers
Wednesday, June 24th, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Granville Chapel, 5901 Granville St (at 43rd), Vancouver
Cost: $10
RSVP to 604-879-5510 or [email protected]

Many are asking how Christians in our city region can work together more effectively to proclaim the holistic gospel [...]

Political Action Kit

Community Network, Metro Vancouver
Earlier this year, the Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness (RSCH) adopted a Political Action Kit to help raise the priorities of our community during democratic processes in Metro Vancouver. As we head to a provincial election in mid-May, we believe that individuals and local homeless planning and support groups [...]


[ May 6, 2009; 8:45 am to 9:30 am. ] Housing Rally on Wednesday May 6th from 8:45 - 9:30 am at 530 West Broadway (near Cambie).

St. Andrew’s-Wesley HOUSING STAND

[ May 2, 2009; 1:00 pm; ] St. Andrew’s-Wesley HOUSING STAND Saturday, May 2, 1:00-2:00 pm … organized by St. Andrew’s-Wesley’s Homelessness & Mental Health Action Group.

Meet at the south-west corner of Burrard and Nelson at 12:55 pm. For more information, contact stand coordinator Wendy Stephenson at [email protected]

Voices of Hope

[ May 2, 2009; 7:30 pm; ] Voices of Hope, a benefit concert presented by the Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30 pm at Shaughnessy Heights United Church (1550 West 33rd Ave - at Granville) in aid of the work of First
United Church Mission (on Vancouver’s downtown eastside).

Tickets $30 call Nina at First United at 604-681-8365 ext. 117.

Come [...]