Category Archive for: Homelessness

More Than Soup – Contest

by NightShift

Our More Than Soup Contest provides a way to fundraise and build awareness about what NightShift is doing to reach the homeless, hurting and vulnerable people on our streets. The idea for the More Than Soup Contest was inspired by one of our favourite fundraisers, fitness trainer and friend of NightShift, Carl C., who holds…

Popcorn and hope at NightShift’s Movie Night

by NightShift

As normal as popcorn and a movie Men and women fill the chairs, the lights are dimmed. The delicious aroma of hot, buttered popcorn fills the air as people sip root beer floats and wait for the movie to begin. This isn’t another night out at the local multiplex. This is Movie Night at NightShift,…

Clearly sharing compassionate care

by NightShift

NightShift's free vision testing From getting up in the morning until bedtime, each one of us must steer through our day, charting our course, meeting challenges and making decisions every moment. But imagine navigating your day if your vision was impaired. What would you do if you could not read road signs, a community newsletter…

An unforgettable summer experience!

by NightShift

Be part of that experience - apply to NightShift's Summer Internship Program! The last nine weeks have been unforgettable for Kayla MacGillivray. The 22-year-old psychology student says her time as an intern at NightShift Street Ministries has opened her eyes and showed her heart things she couldn’t learn from a textbook. Kayla’s life-changing few months’…

Bringing Christmas to the streets

by NightShift

As many of you already know, our mobile care program serves in the heart of Whalley in the form of the Care Bus. Every week we offer nursing and counselling services to street friends at no charge, and we are always looking for new ways to engage with people in need. That’s why we were…



Walk the Walk: with your hands and feet

by NightShift

Many hands make light work. John Heywood, English playwright and poet, 1497-1580 You may have heard me quote this in the past in describing the positive outcome that team work produces in the ministry and how we couldn’t do all that we do without your ‘hands and feet’, prayers and support. Here’s another interpretation of…



Thank you for treating me as though I am somebody

by NightShift

By Leah Baugh Today I had the privilege to listen to Jonathan’s* story. Jonathan had been in recovery for eight days. Eight days without heroin, but kicked out of a recovery house for smoking a cigarette. He came into the NightShift office a couple of hours later full of fear. He was fearful of being…



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