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Conconi Covenant House Challenge – All Gifts Matched!

Bob Conconi and Covenant House are teaming up for the Conconi Covenant House Challenge!

Make a donation to Covenant House Vancouver before June 30th and your donation will be matched dollar for dollar by The Robert L. Conconi Foundation! You can double the impact of your gift.

Bob and Diane were first introduced to Covenant House when their daughter Victoria and son Adam volunteered for our Thank-a-Thon program while in high school. Since then, the family has followed the work of Covenant House Vancouver, supporting our efforts to address the pressing issue of youth homelessness. You can learn more about Bob, his family and The Robert L. Conconi Foundation here.

Bob believes, “Each of us has a responsibility in life to leave this world a better place than we found it…” and the Conconi Covenant House Challenge is a way to make the world a better place.

We are encouraging all our supporters to take advantage of Bob’s generosity – make a donation today knowing your gift of any amount will be matched! All donations qualify to be matched make a donation online, by phone (604-638-4438) or through the mail.

Special thanks to Bob Conconi and The Robert L. Conconi Foundation for their incredible support.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Pashkewych,
Development Officer,
Foundation & Corporate Giving

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Brian slowly started seeing the potential in himself

Brian began his journey with Covenant House approximately a year ago when he found himself homeless. He came to us only knowing the ways of the street and confrontation & anger were the only way he knew how to communicate. His first attempt at staying with Covenant House didn’t last long and staff wondered if they would ever see him again. To our surprise, Brian came in and out of Shelter, sometimes for a day sometimes for a couple weeks. It often takes our young people multiple “tries” or stays with us as they transition away from street life.   

Staff began to notice small changes in Brian’s attitude as he started seeing the potential in himself. His self-awareness seemed heightened and he also began addressing the barriers to his success. During Brian’s most recent stay in Shelter, he has made great steps towards securing employment. He has also taken steps towards addressing more deep rooted issues in his life. Brian seems to be proud of the strides he’s taken and the achievements he’s made and so are we.

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One For One: Support Sarah Shandl in Collecting 10,000 Volunteer Minutes

We're excited to announce that Sarah Shandl has been nominated for a Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award for her work with Vancouver, we love you. Sarah and Vancouver, we love you have been strong supporters of CHV for many years.

All nominees are able to win the Connecting The Community Award. Determined by online votes, the winner will receive $10,000 to give to the YWCA program of her choice.

Here's where we need your help.

Sarah's decided to make the online voting process count for even more because, well, why not do more good when you can? For every minute you take giving her a vote, she's committing to give one minute of her time to volunteer in the community. One for one.


The goal: Collecting 10,000 volunteer minutes to be spent between local charities including Covenant House Vancouver!

Voting is open from April 30th - May 22nd. One vote per day, per IP address.

A huge thank you and congratulations to Sarah Shandl!
Now let's go do some good!

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