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I originally came to Vernon from Poland. I am 78 years old. I have worked in the sawmills, logging, construction and mines all over Canada. A lot of people that I did work for have since passed away. I enjoying the logging and mining the most. The things that contributed to my current circumstances was that I lived quiet helter skelter. I moved around a lot, hitch hiking place to place. I smoked too much, drank too much and acted like an idiot. I didn't eat properly and now my health is paying the price. I did not put roots down until 20 years ago. Now I just want to be happy and make the most of my life, although I will not give up on my stubbornness.

Wish List
  • Woolen touque

  • Knitted long johns.

  • Tim Hortons gift card - My favorite place for coffee

Howard House
Vernon, British Columbia

The John Howard Society began offering services to men and women in Okanagan in 1957. Originally based out of Kelowna the Society grew over the years, eventually providing services throughout the Okanagan, the Thompson region and the Kootneys.
The Gateway Men's Shelter provides men emergency shelter in the downtown core area of Vernon to the absolute homeless who may be suffering from economic downturn, illiteracy, addictions or mental health challenges.

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