What's happening at NightShift Street Ministries?
There are many events and activities that make up the year at NightShift. From nightly street outreach to crucial fundraisers that support all the work we do at the ministry, from monthly volunteer training programs to community activities and so much more. Here's what's happening now:
Fundraisers and awareness-builders
Our events bring awareness to and help us raise funds for the outreach and education services we provide at NightShift, the counselling and support groups offered through The Care Centre, and the clothing ministry and social enterprise program managed through Sisters Thrift Boutique.
2016 event dates:
- October 28: 10th Annual Gala of Light (here's a link to last year's Gala)
- May 31: 9th Annual NightShift Charity Golf Classic
- From April 5: When Love Hurts, 10-week support group for women experiencing abuse
- March 7: Unmasking the Truth - Beauty Beyond the Pain
Dates to be confirmed for our next:
Introduction to volunteering
Do you have time – perhaps a few hours a week or a month, during the day or in the evening – to join us? There are lots of opportunities to get involved in our street ministry outreach or DayShift programs. Come along on a Friday evening for an informal introduction and hear from MaryAnne Connor why NightShift exists. Find out more about volunteering with NightShift or use the orange button to register online for one of these 2016 Info Night dates (held 6:30-8:00 pm) -
May 25th → combined Info/Orio session - filling up fast!
June 10th → follow-up Orientation on June 24th
July → no sessions
August 12th or 19th tbc: combined Info/Orio
The Shift - MaryAnne Connor speaks
You can also meet MaryAnne Connor (Mac) at a number of community events. Please visit the MaryAnne Connor website for information on her speaking engagements as she shares the stories behind her book, The Shift - The Power of Belief.