House Blend sells house

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

“It’s never been just about the house,” says Rachel Twigg Boyce, founder and executive director of House Blend Ministries. Seeking sustainability for another 10 years of fostering compassionate community, ever-evolving ministry is selling the ministry house on its 10th anniversary.

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Spreading hope with Southridge Jam Company

Friday, February 24, 2017

For its 12-year history, Southridge Shelter at Southridge Community Church (St. Catharines, Ont.) has helped people get themselves out of a jam; now the ministry is also getting…

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Homeless in Abbotsford

Monday, December 8, 2014

Mike has had a place to live, but now he needs another one. And he needs a friend. “I did serious time in prison, but I have left crime behind me,” he says. He turns 60 in a few months.

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Problems of homelessness

Monday, December 8, 2014

Homelessness, like most difficult issues, doesn’t go away, although numbers rise and fall. A count of homeless people recently completed by MCC, Salvation Army and other agencies in…

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Home is more than a roof and four walls

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Steven Bouma-Prediger and Brian J. Walsh
Home is more than a roof with four walls
People who pick up Beyond Homelessness expecting to learn what it means to live on the street may be surprised that the book has as much to say about their own life as it does about the lives of street people…

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