Posted by: locaphile | October 8, 2012

Homelessness Action Week 2012

Homelessness Action Week started yesterday (October 7th) and runs through to October 13th.  Here in Maple Ridge there are a number of activities planned:

October 9: Health and Wellness Clinic at the Caring Place (22188 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge).  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

October 10: “Maple Ridge has Talent,” talent show fundraiser at the Caring Place, 7 p.m. Admission by Donation.

October 11: Spa Day at the Caring Place.  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 11: Community Chili Lunch at the ACT Theatre (11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge) between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., co-sponsored by Golden Ears FEAST (Food Education & Action Strategy Table).  A donation to the Food Bank is welcome but not required.

For more information about homelessness, visit

Also, October 16th is United Nations World Food Day, “United Against Hunger,”


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