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A Night in the Life 2019
$3,840 raised
154% of $2.5k goal
41 contributors
32 Weeks running

Imagine spending 12 days on the street. What about 12 weeks? Or even 12 months? A Night in the Life helps build participants understanding of youth homelessness as they immerse themselves in their world for 12 hours.

Homeless youth in Vancouver face a harsh reality. Directions Youth Services is aiming to change that by supporting over 1,000 of Vancouver’s most vulnerable, street-involved youth every year. With a good meal, hot shower, safe place to sleep, and more, Directions is caring for youth when they need it most. We need your help so that we can offer them safe, non-judgemental support to get back on their feet.

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At a Night in the Life, participants will:

  • Experience a youth-led Cardboard Van City Homelessness Survival Simulator at Directions Youth Services Centre
  • Receive Naloxone training—a necessity as our city faces the opioid-poisoning crisis
  • Spend the night in your sleeping bag on the street and wake up to a hot breakfast prepared by our Directions staff

About Directions Youth Services

Directions Youth Services works with the most vulnerable street youth living with complex mental health issues and addictions. We make a difference for these youth every day. Learn more at directionsyouthservices.ca.

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