Great idea: “This annual award recognizes individuals who have experienced homelessness and are now supporting others experiencing homelessness.” — T.J.
Today I am pleased to share a post by Doug Rankin of the Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre (KDCHC). He has an important message about a great community event coming up this Thursday! Tomorrow I will share an interview that he did with Clarence, a Shelter to Housing Worker at the Hostel and former Peer Health Worker with KDCHC who will receive an award at this event.
“We stand here tonight in solidarity with those who are experiencing homelessness and poverty. We all know that without our health we have nothing. Living without a home makes it impossible to maintain health. Every day is a challenge to find food, to stay warm and dry, to search out services, to find shelter, to seek health care, to be safe. Every day, witnessing friends struggling with illness and disease, often dying prematurely. We are a wealthy Region and it is not…
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