Category: Outreach

Homeless on a Wintry Night in Vancouver

The following is a personal account by NASIMCO President, Mohamed Dewji, who spent a night sleeping on the streets of Vancouver to raise awareness for Covenant House, a nonprofit organization that helps homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. “Iarrived at Covenant House at 7:30 pm on Thursday night and mingled with the few dozen people who had signed up to learn about the organization, and experience homelessness for a night. I was humbled by the prospect of sleeping out in the freezing cold with nothing but a piece of cardboard and a sleeping b