Feature Story Sunday, February 26, 2017
Look Who's Walking
Coldest Night walk fundraiser for the Cyrus Centre
CNOY Walkers who stopped at the Cyrus Centre for homeless youth on Wellington last Saturday.
a night squatting under a bush downtown in the dead of winter and
you'll learn what it's like for someone living on the streets. But
that's just one night. When we multiply that by 365 days and we'll
understand the importance of life's basics like food and shelter. If
someone doesn't eat for ten days then they die.
Sheila Scoble, club and event director, Sardis Kiwanis, whose husband is president.
"We are the first shelter partner across
Canada that has partnered with a shelter and soup kitchen program," she
said. "Five of our teams have raised over $2000 and that is absolutely
Last year, this photo was chosen for publication in the national CNOY magazine.
Shelter & Outreach Director Kyle Belton said
the Salvation Army has a lot of different programs they offer to people in
need within the community.
People can donate online, by mail specifying
it's for Chilliwack to: Attn: Coldest Night of the Year, Blue Sea
Philanthropy, 260-659 King Street East, Kitchener, ON, Canada N2G 2M4, or by
dropping off a cash/cheque donation at the Friendship Centre located at
46420 Brooks Ave.
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