Sunday, June 18, 2017

5th annual Homeward Walk•Run

Together we can reach the finish line: ending youth homelessness!

YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IS UNACCEPTABLE!
Youth homelessness is a real and pressing problem, impacting our community, bringing with it great financial and even greater human cost.

Homelessness does not discriminate. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or family background. But everyone who experiences homelessness has a story. We want to give voice to those stories and help youth become their best selves. We know that it starts with meeting their basic needs – shelter, food, safety, love.

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Registration

Register as an individual or team (registration coming soon)! Spread the word and raise funds to help reach the goal of ending youth homelessness in Edmonton.

Adult Pricing -
$40 Early Bird until April 3,
$45 April 4 and later


Youth Pricing -
$30 Early Bird until April 3,
$35 April 4 and later

Children -
Kids’ 12 and under Fun Dash Run: FREE!

Registration includes commemorative t-shirt, timing chip, finishers gift, post-race BBQ and prizes.

Event Info

Homeward Trust is excited to bring you the 5th annual Homeward Walk|Run! This years' event features a brand new course starting at Whitemud Park, complete with MORE signage! Get ready to party with DJ Sambou, a post event BBQ and fun for the whole family! You'll walk or run in this time event with 300 excited participants all running toward the same goal - ending youth homelessness in our community!

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Join us June 18 as we walk/run to support initiatives to end youth homelessness in Edmonton. Registration is now open for our 5th annual Homeward Walk|Run here: www.homewardwalkrun.ca

Proceeds to iHuman Youth Society, YESS, E4C, Edmonton John Howard Society
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Please join us at the 2017 Indigenous Gathering, Wednesday March 29. We are so grateful Jesse Thistle is joining us as our keynote speaker. As well as working on his PhD, he is also the National Representative for Indigenous Homelessness for the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness.
And...CBC's Ideas aired his story Thursday night: www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/return-of-the-michif-boy-confronting-m%C3%A9tis-trauma-1.4037672

The Gathering is a place to come together as a community, share our knowledge, and speak to experiences of urban Indigenous housing and homelessness. It’s an opportunity for dialogue and identifying key priorities as a community, with the vision of developing an Indigenous Housing Strategy for Edmonton.

Click on the link below to register & to take the Indigenous Housing Strategy suvey:
homewardtrust.ca/news-events/events/

www.eventbrite.ca/e/homeward-trust-edmonton-indigenous-gathering-tickets-32277003386
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Homeward Trust Edmonton shared Homeless Connect Edmonton's photo. ...

We need donations of new/gently used clothing for May's Homeless Connect. Here is what is needed, and where it can be dropped off:

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