NightShift News Stories 2016-2017

in 2017

25 Dec ~ Langley Realtors deliver 165 bags of warm clothing, blankets in Langley Times

24 Dec ~ High tea and Christmas cheer served up for Surrey homeless by Bridgette Watson, CBC

21 Dec ~ ‘Anything But Brave’: Stepping back from the brink by Kurt Langmann in Aldergrove Star

20 Dec ~ Surrey realtors collect 524 bags of clothing for those in need by Amy Reid in Peace Arch News

8 Dec ~ Student YPI project by Mekyla:

5 Dec ~ The Secret to Living is Giving by Spencer DeBoice:

11 Nov ~ Let your heart lead the way to legacy in Vancouver Sun’s Leave a Legacy

9 Nov ~ Surrey realtors want you to “clean out your closets” for homeless by Amy Reid in Surrey Now-Leader

9 Sep ~ Getting free from addiction starts with connection by Keri Vermeulen in The Light Magazine (PDF)

8 Sep ~ The thin line between support and enforcement on the Surrey Strip by Joseph Keller in The Runner

28 Jun ~ Model and talent showcase planned in Peace Arch News

21 Jun ~ Surrey students build “Belonging” benches for local organizations by Tom Zilich in Surrey Now-Leader:

20 Jun ~ Surrey’s newest food truck cooks gourmet sausages to help feed Whalley’s hungriest people by Tom Zilich in Surrey-Now:

16 Feb ~ Still no arrests 4 years after brutal killing of Janice Shore by Jesse Johnston for CBC News

11 Jan ~ Opioid Crisis – interview on Context with Lorna Dueck (approx 50 minutes into the show -11:16)

in 2016

23 Dec ~ Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing helps out at NightShift in REMonline

22 Dec ~ Building a wall in the wake of the overdose epidemic by Julia Foy for Global TV

22 Dec ~ Kash Heed spoke with MaryAnne about Surrey’s first women’s-only shelter interview on 107.7 Pulse FM

photo courtesy Kash Heed Show (via Twitter)

12 Dec ~ Reaching out to people on the streets interview with Moira Brown on 100 Huntley Street

photo courtesy 100 Huntley Street

9 Dec ~ Women-only extreme weather shelter opens in Surrey by Amy Reid in Surrey Now

Emergency Weather Response shelter for 15 women at NightShiftNightShift EWR shelter with room for 15 women – photo by Chris Paul

9 Dec ~ Everybody poops: Lack of public toilets is a social justice issue by Deborah Gibson in Peace Arch News

29 Nov ~ “I can’t do this again” by Kevin Diakew in Peace Arch News

26 Nov ~ Surrey outreach group calls for help in drug overdose crisis by CTV News

NightShift volunteer training to support vulnerable women - courtesy CTVNightShift training centre – training volunteers – photo courtesy CTV News

9 Nov ~ Guildford Town Centre celebrates 50th anniversary… by Rattan Mall in Voice Online

8 Nov ~ Record-setting carrot cake by Tom Zillich in Surrey Now

World record carrot cake shared with non-profit community at Guildford Town CentreGuildford Town Centre world record carrot cake – photo by Jen Borja

26 May ~ Enforcement pressure prompts homeless to flee strip in Whalley by Times Colonist

March ~ Women in Leadership by Keri Vermeulen at The Light Magazine

MaryAnne Connor street outreachMaryAnne Connor at NightShift street outreach – photo by Tony Mitchell

15 Mar ~ Surrey Board of Trade honours top businesswomen by Peace Arch News

9 Mar ~ 2016 Surrey Women in Business Winners Announced by Surrey Board of Trade

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7 Mar ~ Fundraiser brings in money to help vulnerable women on streets of Surrey by Tanya Fletcher at News1130

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3 Mar ~ INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Inspiring women share stories of ‘beauty beyond the pain’… by Amy Reid in The Now

Carrie Tailleur in Surrey Now - photo Amy ReidCarrie Tailleur in Surrey Now – photo Amy Reid

26 Feb ~ NO FIXED ADDRESS: Working the NightShift in Surrey by Boaz Joseph in Surrey Leader

Image credit: Boaz Joseph / The LeaderNightShift crew – photo courtesy Boaz Joseph / The Leader

26 Feb ~ NO FIXED ADDRESS: A Leader Special Report by Kevin Diakiw in Surrey Leader

3 Jan ~ Surrey outreach group looks for help after van stolen and trashed News 1130

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3 Jan ~ Surrey charity’s van stolen by Michele Brunoro at CTV

2 Jan ~ Trashed Surrey NightShift van leaves outreach organization limping CBC website

2 Jan ~ Surrey outreach group has van stolen, damaged on New Year’s Day by Roshini Nair at CKNW

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