Category Archive for: Homelessness

A Ministry of Persons, Not “Results”

by NightShift

“I tried to imagine what it’s like in his shoes.” By Sandy Phillipps People sometimes ask me what results we are seeing on the streets. As if we would give up and move on if we see no change in a person growing stronger in taking responsibility for themselves. The longer I am around, the…



ALPHA for our Street Friends

by NightShift

Starting Sunday, Feb. 17, we will be hosting a 10-week Alpha session for our street friends in Surrey, led by Del and Lynda Thiessen. This is a great opportunity to volunteer or pray for this very special journey. Schedule of Talks (Please pray along):  – Feb 17: Launch party: Is This It? – Feb. 24:…



Five Items We Need Right Now

by NightShift

We could really use donations of the following food items: Thank you so much for dropping these items off at our office! We are located at 10635 King George Boulevard in Surrey. We really appreciate all your love and support.



Could You Help Free the Care Bus?

by NightShift

“He’d been dressing his wound, by himself, with toilet paper.” It was a Friday night in Whalley and Paul, one of our street friends, came to the Care Bus with severely swollen legs and an open wound. When he went to the hospital, they wouldn’t give him the time of day. He felt frustrated. The…



What’s the worth of a penny?

by NightShift

On Friday, the last Canadian one-cent coin was struck. As the good luck pennies start to disappear from circulation, we will never forget how lucky we felt on the day that Denis proudly presented to NightShift his jar of pennies.   Denis had stooped and collected in the only way he felt he could support…



Connect and grow with FORGE

by NightShift

We value our volunteers for what they bring to our organization, to say nothing of the hours of support they provide. Over the last year, we have been upgrading our Volunteer Services program to empower those who serve with NightShift and equip them to serve effectively together. Now we are pleased to announce another level…