Tags : Homeless

Safety walking program continues to patrol through Lethbridge

A volunteer-based program in Lethbridge called The Watch continues to make the rounds in the downtown core assisting locals while also providing a level of safety for some who may need a walking partner. As BCN’s Angela Stewart explains, the program launched by the Lethbridge Police Service, has developed quite a bit since it launched […]Read More

Safe sober shelter shot down by the city, head of

The head of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen says the city is not doing enough to protect our vulnerable population. Bill Ginther says when the city shot down the Mustard Seed’s proposal of a safe sober shelter, it put more people at risk. Last year Lethbridge city council voted 7-2 to not move forward with the […]Read More

Homeless campaign to benefit Wood’s Homes

The ‘5 Days for the Homeless’ campaign is on now until March 18th. This year the event will be a virtual affair. Organizers from the The University of Lethbridge Dhillon Business Students’ Association say it is a way to educate people about our city’s homeless population. Students sleep outside in cardboard boxes for five days […]Read More

Homeless advocate looking for donations of winter clothing

The winter season is fast approaching, and with that comes the harsh snow and colder temperatures. Alvin Mills is the founder of the grassroots group called Kindness To Others. He has been working on the front lines helping out our homeless for the past decade. Mills is a recovered addict and says he knows the […]Read More