Homelessness Action Week 2011

2011 Homelessness Action Week in Burnaby

The Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness is organizing a sixth annual Homelessness Action Week in Burnaby from October 10-16.

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Homelessness Action Week is now a province wide initiative organized by the Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness and Ethos Strategy Group. www.stophomelessness.ca

The Burnaby events for Homelessness Action Week provide access to health care, outreach worker support, clothing and food for many Burnaby people who are dealing with the issue of homelessness and living in extreme poverty.

Saturday October 8th

Kick Off To Homelessness Action Week

6:30 pm Presentation & What Do People Need Game – Ethos Coffee House

#30-8650 Cinnamon Dr, Burnaby (Just off Forest Grove Drive)

Monday October 10th 10/10/11 World Homeless Day

2:00pm Parish of St Timothy 4550 Kitchener Street

Free Admission- Documentary Poor No More

Co- Sponsored by the Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness,

MP’s Kennedy Stewart (Burnaby-Douglas) and Peter Julian ( Burnaby- New Westminster).

8:00 pm Salvation Army Soup and Sandwich Night

Southside Community Church 7135 Walker Ave.

Tuesday October 11th Thanksgiving Lunch at West Burnaby United Church

6050 Sussex Ave Burnaby

11:00am line up for tickets First sitting 12:00pm Second sitting 12:30pm

Increased Clothing Distribution with the Progressive Housing Society Mobile Outreach Van

Wednesday October 12th 10:00am- 2:00pm

Special Lunch & Increased Clothing Distribution with the Progressive Housing Society Mobile Outreach Van

at New Life Community Church 8765 Government Road

Thursday October 13th Burnaby Homeless Connect 9:00am – 2:00pm

Free Admission Southside Community Church 7135 Walker Ave

Sponsored by the Burnaby Task Force on

Homelessness – Pancake Breakfast, Blood Pressure Clinic, Foot Care Clinic, Nurse Practitioner, Prevention Nurse, Dentist, Optometrist, Make Overs, Haircuts, Legal Services Society, Learning Table, Outreach Workers, Games, Free Clothing, Comfort Kits, Personal Toiletry Items, Barbeque Lunch, Door Prizes, Games, Community Art Project

Friday October 14th Burnaby Task Force On Homelessness Presentations in Burnaby Schools

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