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Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

14 year old girl arrested for sex trade recruitment

There have been several news reports about the 14 year girl from Chilliwack who was arrested on suspicion of recruiting other girls into the sex trade.  Our Pastoral Counsellor Sister Nancy Brown is a national expert on sexual exploitation and ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 19, 2010

Another fabulous auction item confirmed

It's only a week until the TD Night of New Beginnings fundraiser for Covenant House. There will be an amazing selection of live and silent auction items available, including this hinterglas (behind the glass) painting "Desert Mountain" by the late German-Canadian ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 18, 2010

Reporter Tackles Youth Homelessness

There was an excellent article today in the Vancouver Sun about youth homelessness and although I generally will read anything to do with homelessness and find it interesting, this article was special.The article titled "Growing up on streets trumps dysfunctional ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 18, 2010

Want Good Karma? Do Yoga!

Here is a great way to meet new people, get fit, have fun and help out our young people.OceanFlow Kula Karma Yoga is teaching a yoga class by donation (suggested donation of $10) at Jericho Sailing Centre every Wednesday from 6:00pm to ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 16, 2010

Denzal Sinclaire To Perform At TD Night Of New Beginnings

We are very excited to have the Toronto-born vocalist/pianist/composer, Denzal Sinclaire joining us as a performer for the TD Night of New Beginnings.This talented singer has earned his reputation as Canada’s most popular male jazz vocalist. Sinclaire is a graduate ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 15, 2010

Canada Post Foundation supporting mental health

On October 26 we were fortunate to be named one of the grant recipients from the Canada Post Foundation for Mental Health.  This year over $1.5 million was given to 32 non-profit, community based organizations that are helping to provide ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 10, 2010