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I am 64 years young and worked at Starbucks. I loved my job. Then I found out I have cancer in my lungs, breast and neck and ended up in the hospital for several months. During that time I lost my housing because I had to take leave from my job. Now I am being discharged from hospital and because housing in New Westminster in very expensive, I fear that I am going to end up in a shelter or worse on the street which is very scary for me. I have never been homeless or in a shelter before so I have no idea what to expect.
My wish is for a place to live and my job back. That would make me happy.

Wish List
  • Cell Phone

  • Walmart gift card

  • Safeway gift card

The Russell
New Westminster, British Columbia

The Russell Housing Centre's shelter component is a 24-hour, minimal-barrier facility for up to 15 men aged 19 and older. It is a men-only shelter with homeless women supported by the nearby Elizabeth Fry Society shelter, also located in New Westminster. Donations are a simple way to have direct impact in the life of someone who is homeless.

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