Our Stories

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

Hats off to the Tyee

The Tyee is a Vancouver based blog that consistently reports on issues relating to homelessness, drawing much-needed attention to an issue that concerns most British Columbians. Click here for today's article on a renovated SRO.  Thanks to Monte Paulsen for covering ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 29, 2009

Zac Efron makes a young person’s day

We can't write this any better than our friend and volunteer Elaine Lui (and past employee).  Click here for a heartwarming story. . We can't write this any better than our friend and volunteer Elaine Lui (and past employee).  Click here for a heartwarming ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 27, 2009

We love it when they get back in touch

Today I answered a phone call from a young woman who was looking to speak to our program staff. She was working on organizing a series of speakers to talk about resources for at risk and street youth to youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 23, 2009

Night of New Beginnings for Covenant House

TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice to host Gala for second year This gala event will kick-off or "30 days for 30 nights" campaign which aims to raise enough money to cover the cost of running our shelter for the entire ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 20, 2009

Home for the Games Gaining Momentum

Click here for todays' Vancouver Courier article.  Opening up your home to a stranger may seem like a "strange" thing to do but the thought of meeting someone new, perhaps from a far destination, is appealing to me.  I love ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 16, 2009

Shelter Manager on Christy Clark Show

Once a month, our crisis shelter Manager, Paul McClelland, appears on the Christy Clark Show on CKNW to discuss parenting issues.  Catch October 14th's show, on CKNW's podcast, hour 2.   Once a month, our crisis shelter Manager, Paul McClelland, ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 15, 2009

The Domino Effect Fundraiser for Covenant House

The Domino Effect "If one falls we all fall," a black and white themed fundraiser, is aimed at celebrating local and international organizations that have helped youth off the streets and out of poverty. It's a time for our community ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 14, 2009

Thankful someone noticed him

This is a story about Peter, a tall young man with blonde hair, blue eyes and a heart made of gentleness and gold. He's the one that would open the door for you if your hands were full or help ... Read more

Kristy HayterOctober 09, 2009