Quarter Million Milestone & Call For Volunteers

Two months ago we launched DTES Response to ensure that COVID-19 did not disproportionately affect our most vulnerable.  As we reflect on all the community support over the last several weeks, we also want to communicate to you another milestone: we just hit one-quarter of a million dollars raised. That is $250,000 going directly to the frontlines […]

Read more
New spaces secured for vulnerable people to self-isolate April 7, 2020

To support British Columbians who need a place to self-isolate and to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Province is partnering with local governments, non-profits and the hotel industry. So far, more than 900 spaces have been secured at 23 sites including hotels, motels and community centres throughout B.C. News Release. Victoria . Tuesday, April 7, […]

Read more

DOWNTOWN EASTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS MOBILIZE TO IMMEDIATELY RESPOND TO COVID-19. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, BC | March 23, 2020 “The situation is serious and it is urgent. In a neighbourhood where space, food, supplies, and everything is shared, if we have one infection, it could decimate this entire community,” says Wendy Pedersen, Organizer, DTES SRO Collaborative […]

Read more