New Bathrooms Thanks to The Home Depot Canada Foundation

Kind Words

This note was recently sent to us from a supporter and I wanted to share it with all of you: “I feel very sad for teens in crisis in this province.  I have experienced manysad times in my life with ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 12, 2011

Pizza Party!

Our long standing supporters at Air Canada came to us again this past Friday with a donation of 3,840 individual frozen Quiznos pizzas - that’s over 1,500 lbs of pizza. What a great donation and it’s one that our youth ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 27, 2010

Are we valued?

I had a great experience recently that reminded me why I came to work for Covenant House almost 10 years ago. I am a Senior Development Officer here at Covenant House and in my role I spend a lot of ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 31, 2010

Instead of horses

This letter was included with a donation we received today: Dear Friends, My five sisters and I save the little money we have to go horseback riding three or four times a year.  We rent two horses for forty dollars ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 30, 2009

Bags of love

Today at the front desk I received 5 bags full of winter clothing for our youth. In two of the bags there were 65 sets of scarves and gloves that were hand knit and tied together. The two ladies who dropped ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 18, 2009

Big heart, little person

Today a young man of about 8 years old came to our front reception and proudly handed over a wonderful donation of $154.00 that he raised through a garage sale. For me nothing warms the heart quite like when a ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 09, 2009

Sam’s Gift

Sam and his mother came in today with a wonderful gift.  He was adorable with a curly mop of hair and big eyes.  He handed me an envelope looking very proud, $32 in twoonies. Sam just turned 5, his day ... Read more

Kristy HayterAugust 07, 2009