A report from the streets

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The following article was written by Jacob Zinn, second-year student of Kwantlen’s journalism program. It is reprinted with permission of the author from the Kwantlen Chronicle “Homeless find refuge in Surrey suburbs”. ~~~ Every night, in the parking lot of a low-rise Whalley building off King George Highway, dozens of workers distribute food and clothing to the homeless…



Many hands make light work

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Last weekend saw an amazing work party tackle our food and clothing warehouse, as well as our training and in/out-reach area. The team rearranged and restacked the shelving for a more efficient flow, they cleaned and scrubbed and organized around 1900 sq ft of the ministry’s space in just a few hours. What a totally amazing day with a total of 17…



It’s Time

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This is my first stab at Live Yak, Face Space, Twiddle and Blug on, as I normally find two e-mail accounts and a certain collaborative management site plenty to keep the tendonitis burning strongly. However, I do acknowledge their usefulness in sharing what is important. Like the lyrics for this song, courtesy of Garry McDonald: It’s time for the…



Sweet Easter

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What does Easter mean to you? Is it a signal that spring with its promise of newness has arrived? Does the season indicate it’s time for a new suit, outfit or patio furniture? Chocolate bunnies and Easter egg hunts enamour our children and grandchildren. All these things are wonderful. We do enjoy them, especially after…



Acts of Kindness – reciprocated in full.

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Each month, close to 100 young people come through NightShift to go out into the streets of Surrey to bring comfort, hope, love and lots of smiling faces to our less fortunate friends. Our AOK (Acts of Kindness) groups prepare hot chocolate and bags of goodies, including items ranging from socks to granola bars. We’re…



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