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I am 55 years old and I am from Vancouver. The first time I slept outside I was 40 years old. It was the shit. The work I have done is body work and I still work on cars today. The things that have contributed the most to my difficulties has been drugs. I'm not sure what makes me feel happy. If I had unlimited resources I would give a portion to my kids.

Wish List
  • Winter hat

  • Gloves

  • Scarf

  • Jacket - XXL

  • Phone card

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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