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June 4, 2019

One-on-one with Lara Dauphinee

Lara Dauphinee is the managing director of the Fiore Group – a private firm managing a broad portfolio of private equity investments and companies. In addition to Streetohome Foundation, she…

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Streetohome has signed grant agreements for the new UGM Women and Families Centre, and the redevelopment of Salvation Army’s Vancouver Harbour Light

Homelessness prevention is a strong focus for Streetohome and our current efforts are directed at filling gaps in the homelessness service system with sustainable solutions. As we forge ahead with…

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May 31, 2019

Turning Point Holds 12th Annual Making Recovery a Reality Gala

Turning Point held its 12th Annual Making Recovery a Reality Gala with Chris Gailus of Global BC as emcee, and Howard Blank as auctioneer. Rob Lowe, actor, author and producer, was the…

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May 29, 2019

YWCA Marks 36th Year of the Women of Distinction Awards

May 13th, 2019 marked the 36th year of the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. More than 1,300 guests and volunteers gathered at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver to honour this…

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March 15, 2019

Q&A: Sherri Magee, Streetohome Board Member

Dr. Sherri Magee joined the Streetohome Board in 2017. Sherri is currently the Vice Chair of the Vancouver Police Board and serves on the 58. W. Hastings Advisory Board which…

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February 13, 2019

One-on-one with Ida Goodreau

Ida is the former CEO of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. She has been a Streetohome Board Member since 2008, when the Foundation was founded. Ida currently sits on the boards…

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January 24, 2019

End the Stigma around Mental Illness with Bell Let’s Talk

39% of individuals in Vancouver experiencing homelessness are affected by mental illness (Vancouver Homeless Count 2018). These individuals encounter more barriers to employment and tend to be in poorer health,…

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December 20, 2018

One-on-One with Kevin Bent

Kevin Bent has more than 20 years of print and online media and marketing leadership experience. He has held numerous senior sales and publishing roles throughout Canada. Currently, he’s leading…

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Sharing the Wealth – A New IT System for the Vancouver Rent Bank

A new IT system can mean a lot. A company can work more efficiently and help more people faster. It can mean even more when it is being shared with…

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Happy Holidays from the President & CEO

As our Board Chair, John McLernon, says, “While we don’t have any home runs this past year, we are hitting a lot of solid singles – providing multiple pathways out…

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