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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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January 14, 2019

Road to Addiction Recovery a Long One

Dr. Annabel Mead is literally on the front-lines of treating addictions. Today, she’s working out of a temporary Medical Response Unit set-up on a vacant lot in the Downtown Eastside…

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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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December 11, 2018

WorkWithUs Nominated for the UnTapped Gala Awards

More and more businesses are incorporating diversity and inclusion as key components in their business strategy, and research consistently shows that people who have experienced homelessness want to work and…

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November 26, 2018

$1 Million 50/50 Jackpot for Canucks Game will support the Canucks Autism Network, Canuck Place and BC Children’s Hospital.

The Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF), in partnership with Ascend Fundraising Solutions (FS), is proud to announce that the 50/50 jackpot on November 27th vs. the LA Kings is expected…

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November 1, 2018

WorkWithUs helps formerly homeless individuals find jobs

Streetohome is committed to ensuring that people in our city, who are at-risk of homelessness or have lived experience of homelessness, have access to employment opportunities that align with their…

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October 4, 2018

Winter is coming, and The Kettle Society needs warm clothing donations!

As the temperature continues to drop, Vancouver’s cold, damp winters will take a huge toll on the city’s homeless. The cold weather not only means needing to keep warm, but…

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July 26, 2018

Housing Research Collaborative is looking to hire a coordinator!

The Housing Research Collaborative (HRC) is a cross-sectoral community of housing providers and housing research professionals housed within the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP). Its goal is to…

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