Yesterday Was Christmas…

Yesterday Was Christmas…

I know it is a few days early, but for over 130 youth who are currently living on the streets it was Christmas Day. A Christmas complete with turkey and treats, presents and fun, and most importantly love and respect. ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 22, 2009

Getting ready for Christmas at Covenant House

Many people have mixed emotions around Christmas time. For those who associate Christmas with unpleasant family memories or those who are alone, this time of year can be rough. For me, this is my first Christmas without my Mom who ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 21, 2009

Why we do what we do

My day started meeting up with one of the youth who was previously staying here and he was at the front reception with a friend of his and he said that he wanted his friend to come by and see ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 11, 2009

We take it for granted

Covenant House understands that youth need more than food and shelter to change their lives; they also need the everyday life skills it takes to function in the adult world. Life skills that most of us take for granted such as ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 07, 2009

Youth Photography Exhibit

We look forward to seeing you there! Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 - 9:00 pm Covenant House Vancouver CSS drop-in space 575 Drake Street We look forward to seeing you there! Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 - 9:00 pm Covenant House Vancouver ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 03, 2009

About the Olympics

I've got mixed feelings about the Olympics coming to town. I want Canadian's to win gold on Canadian soil, but I wonder at what cost? I like the idea of job creation and showcasing our Vancouver to the world. However ... Read more

Kristy HayterDecember 02, 2009

You provided for me when I needed it most

We recieved this message on our Facebook page today. Covenant House. You supported and provided for me when I needed it most, I will never forget that and will be entirely grateful for the rest of my life. Living at ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 12, 2009

In like a lamb, out like a lion

In like a lamb and out like a lion is generally how I would describe Evan. He's a sweet 21 year old youth who has been in and out of the foster care system all of his life. When thinking ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 03, 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