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Devinder

At the age of five, Devinder moved from India with his family in the search of a better life. After graduating high school, Devinder went to Douglas College, played the men’s soccer team and by 19, captained the team. But he had also started experimenting with drugs, and by the time his mother was diagnosed… Continue reading

Stacey

At the age of 16, Stacey was kicked out of her home and was left with nowhere to go. Not knowing where to ask for help, she spent a whole month sleeping by a hydro tower and begging for food, until she finally moved in with a friend. The escape from her abusive household was… Continue reading

BC Housing Applauds Surrey Homelessness & Housing Society

We’re in the BC Housing Newsletter! Surrey society making a difference in breaking the cycle of homelessness March 27th, 2014 The City of Surrey is growing fast, adding thousands of people to its population base every year. Sadly, not everyone who lives there has a place to call home. That’s why in 2007 the City… Continue reading

2014 YOUTH FILM COMPETITION IS OPEN

Homelessness: Everyone Can Make a Difference Youth filmmakers! Do you want to make a 30 or 60 second Film that raises awareness about homelessness and engages people to do something about it? Want it played on TV? (And do you want a chance to win $500.00?) One in four of us know someone who is… Continue reading