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Why We are Grateful for 5 Days for the Homeless
Written by: Tyler – HIV Strategy Housing Support Coordinator at Carmichael Outreach As a recent graduate of the University of Regina, I recall all of the discussions that would come up around the time 5 Days 4 the Homeless each year. Generally, narratives began with, they’re just playing homelessness, or they’re just sensationalizing homelessness. These narratives then followed with critiques of where the dollars went, asking questions like, why not just give the $25,000 to homeless individuals?, and why give money to organizations that don’t provide service with respect for individual’s dignity? Each of these questions or possible critiques is absolutely worth consideration, and yet, having now worked in human services outside of the sterilized environment of a university classroom, I have a few thoughts to share that may answer some of these concerns...
Hockey Day #3
Thanks to SaskEnergy's Share the Warmth we will be having out third installment of Hockey Day at Carmichael. Game starts at 1pm. Warm clothing available, BBQ afterwards, all courtesy of Share the Warmth. Bring your stick!
Youth Hockey Day at Carmichael
Thanks to the support from SaskLotteries and SaskEnergy Share the Warmth, we are holding our first Youth Hockey Day at Carmichael this upcoming February 8th at 1pm. Youth 11-19 are invited to come play some shinny. Dress warm, it might be cold! Call (306) 757 2235 to register, or stop by Rainbow Youth. BBQ to follow.
OffAxis Coat Drive
OffAxis and Carmichael's Second Annual Winter Coat Drive THIS WEEKEND, FEB 1 & 2! Bring your used winter coat to any OffAxis or SuperGrom location and they'll give you 30% off a new winter jacket or 20% off any snowboard gear. Great deal from a great shop. Don’t miss this chance to help out your community!
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