Burnaby Homeless Connect 2009

Burnaby Homeless Connect 2009 

275 people attended this important event – an increase of over 59 people 

Thank you to the 51 volunteers, 33 service providers/staff and 13 invited guests who helped provide service to 178 individuals

 175   BREAKFASTS were served by the Burnaby Optimists

  20   EYE CARE examinations performed (6 Referred)

  17   DENTAL examinations performed

  31   Individuals were seen by the NURSE and NURSE PRACTITIONER

                        10 Nurse

                        16 Nurse Practitioner

                        5 Public Health Nurse

  61   HAIR CUTS were completed

  14   MAKE OVERS were completed

  55   Individuals seen by the Progressive Housing Society OUTREACH WORKERS

200   LUNCHES were served (approx)

  18   People attended the FOOT CARE CLINIC

  60   Attended the LEARNING TABLE

103   People received COMFORT KITS and FOOD KITS

Unknown number TIM HORTON’S COFFEE served

Unknown number STARBUCKS COFFEE served

Unknown number SANDWICHES FROM Millers Way

Unknown number participated in the COMMUNITY MURAL


Thanks Yous for HAW 2009 

The Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness would like to thank the following contributors to our Burnaby Homeless Connect 2009 event:

ABC Recycling


BC Housing

Burnaby Community Connections

Burnaby Edmonds Lions Club

Burnaby Hospital

Burnaby Host Lions Club

Burnaby Mental Wealth Society

Burnaby Optimists

Burnaby Public Library

Burnaby RCMP

Cariboo Hill Secondary School Youth Action Committee

City of Burnaby

City of Burnaby Councillors

Baljinder Nurang

Paul McDonell

Sav Dhaliwal

Coalition for Change

Coast Capital Savings

Community Mural Artists continued……

Dr Ashifa Nurani New West Family Eye Care Centre

Dr Stuart Katz- Dentist

Fraser Health

                Nurse Practitioners- Primary Care Clinic

                Burnaby Home Health

               Community Nurses

Gordon Presbyterian Church

Greater Vancouver Food Bank

I Care

Kats Foot Care

Millers Way

Ministry of Housing and Social


MLA Harry Bloy

MLA Kathy Corrigan

MLA Raj Chouhan

MLA Richard Lee

MP Bill Siksay

MP Peter Julian

New Balance Shoes

Parish of St Timothy

Progressive Housing Society

Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness

Salvation Army

Scotia Bank

Southeast District Community Policing Committee

Southside Community Church

Spa Utopia Abbotsford



Tim Horton’s Community Cruiser

Van City

West Burnaby United Church

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