NEW WESTMINSTER HOMELESSNESS COALITION SOCIETY
7th Annual Fundraising Dinner/Auction
Thursday, October 16, 2014
at the historic Columbia Theatre
(530 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC)
Tickets: $75 each (tax receipts issued for allowable portion)
COME HAVE FUN AND MIX WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS FOR A GOOD CAUSE!!!
Doors open at 5:30 pm – Dinner served at 6:30 pm
With guest speakers:
Joe Calendino – Founder & Executive Director of Yo Bro Youth Initiative (www.yobro.ca)
|Joe has over 4 years’ experience running gang and drug prevention programs for youth in some of the most vulnerable neighbourhoods. As a former member of the Hells Angels and recovering addict, Joe went from successful businessman to living drug addicted on the streets after losing everything to gangs and drugs. Joe has since dedicated himself to connecting with youth who are at risk of using drugs or joining gangs.
Sgt. Toby Hinton – VPD & Odd Squad Productions (www.oddsquad.com)
|Sergeant Toby Hinton is a police officer with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD). He has served on the street as both a Constable and a Sergeant in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver for 24 years. He is a founding member of Odd Squad Productions, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing drug education for youth, peer-to-peer training, and film production
To purchase tickets or to donate a silent auction item:
contact Linda Asgeirsson at 604-517-1703
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org