News & Updates

One Year of COVID-19 Operations

It’s now been over a year since COVID-19 hit and changed the way that we all go about our daily lives. It has been a year of stress and screen fatigue, and – for our participants living outside – a year without the indoor respite offered by places where they used to seek shelter during the day.

Volunteer Spotlight: Pearl Rotary

When the pandemic hit and we closed shelters to visitors, we knew many meal providers would face a significant challenge cooking for a whole shelter at home!

Change in Donation Acceptance & Needs

Our community of supporters is truly amazing. From helping us meet an urgent need for masks to sourcing hundreds of coats for our annual coat drive, you help us make a difference every day.

Veterans Supporting Veterans

Dani Gilbert and her wife, Blair Neelands, couldn’t believe their luck when they were looking for volunteer opportunities and learned about our veterans' services program.

Donor Profile: Supporting Local Businesses and our Shelters

When COVID-19 hit, and our volunteers could no longer join us in shelters to cook and prepare meals, we put out an urgent ask to our community for support. One donor, Christi Cawood, showed up to support our participants and her community in a big way!

Banfield Shelter Motel Opens

The Banfield Shelter Motel opened in late July to accommodate 60 medically vulnerable men, women and couples as part of a coordinated COVID-19 response.