The True Spirit of Young People in Our City

The True Spirit of Young People in Our City

With all of the negative attention on teenagers this past week, it is encouraging to remember that there are young people out there doing good for their communities. Last Friday I received a phone call from a lady asking if ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 22, 2011

More Words of Encouragement

Our thanks to Susan for sending these words of support and strength for our youth. “Hi,A few years ago when my daughter was troubled, I wrote this poem, “walk on” for her. We all goof-up! Forgive yourself! Look for a ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 14, 2011

TELUS Cares For Covenant House

On Saturday May 28th a group of 16 TELUS volunteers lent their time and talent to Covenant House Vancouver as part of the annual TELUS Day of Giving.  The third and fourth floors of our transitional living program (Rights of ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 09, 2011

Life is Full of Rules

A sweet and funny letter from a supporter:To all Covenant House Youth: I am sorry your home situation was such that you felt it better to turn to the streets. I hope you have found kindness, warmth, friendship, shelter and good ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 06, 2011

New Bathrooms for our Crisis Shelter

We have officially completed the renovations to the bathrooms of our Crisis Shelter thanks to the generosity of The Home Depot Canada Foundation and the Bellringer Family Foundation! Because of the support of these donors, we were able to carry out ... Read more

Kristy HayterJune 01, 2011

The Importance of Giving Thanks

This letter was into us by a supporter to help encourage our young people but I think it is a great reminder for us all. "Hello, You are young and I am old. If you are at Covenant House there ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 12, 2011

A Big Thank You to TELUS!

This year we were fortunate to receive a generous $15,000 gift from the TELUS Vancouver Community Board for our Housing Program!Our Housing Program is designed to not only find housing for our youth, but also give them the skills to ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 20, 2011