New Westminster Homelessness Coalition
The New Westminster Homelessness Coalition was formed in 2005 to bring together a range of people and organizations working to address homelessness in New Westminster. The NWHC now includes over 35 members representing service providers, community-based organizations and all levels of government.
2018 Homelessness Action Week Events
Monday, October 8
12:00pm to 2:00 pm (seating starts 15 minutes prior)
Union Gospel Mission
Tuesday, October 9
9:00 am to 11:30 am
Holy Trinity Cathedral, 514 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster
Breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with access to a number of agencies providing resources and information
Wednesday, October 10
Art Show at the River Market on the Quay
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
River Market, 810 Quayside Drive, New Westminster
No admission fee and anyone can attend. Art is being contributed by various participants, including members of New Leaf society and MPA Society, many of whom have lived experience of homelessness.
Thursday, October 11
Charity Dinner and Auction
5:30 pm Doors Open (for 6:00 pm Start)
Columbia Theatre, 530 Columbia Street, New Westminster
New Westminster Homelessness Coalition Society hosts its 11th annual fundraiser at the Columbia Theatre. Speakers include emcee Reverend Dr. Richard Leggatt, Vicar of Holy Trinity Cathedral and radio personality George Garrett. Dinner will be provided by Catering Visions. Musical entertainment featuring Mike the Swan and local choir. There will also be a silent auction and a 50-50 draw.
Admission price is $75 per ticket or $650 for a table of 10.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or contact Martha at 778-847-4468 for tickets in advance.