Homeless at Christmas in Pigeon Park
Photos from this years
event December 22, 2015
Thanks to your donations
and help we fed and had gifts for more than 1000 people
Thank you to Pathway to Freedom for your continued
support of this event for the past 10 years.
Take a look at the pictures from our
last year's outreach event:
The 9th Annual Feeding the Homeless at Christmas in
December 22, 2014 6pm
By Rosemary Newton from
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12:24:09 PST PM
"An annual holiday tradition that started on a whim, but has since
grown to feed hundreds in the Downtown Eastside is back for its 10th
year. The Servants
of Hope Society, a Vancouver-based non-profit organization, returns
with its Feeding the Homeless at Christmas in Pigeon Park — serving
a holiday meal to people struggling with homelessness and
addiction.The event had humble beginnings, as society founder Sean
H. — who asked to keep his full name withheld — and two friends
decided one day to hand out some pop and chocolate at Pigeon Park as
a holiday gesture. Dozens of people gathered as area residents began
to recognize and greet his friends, both former Downtown Eastside
residents and recovering addicts."
Serving Hope from Becky Philpott on Vimeo.
The 7th Annual Feeding the Homeless at Christmas in
Pigeon Park December 2012
Servants of Hope Society thanks Blanket BC for their continuing support
with their donation of warm blankets each year.
could use a blanket… to survive the night.”
Blown away by those words, Gregory Ould went out and brought back a
blanket. That act of one offer has continued to blossom from a family
endeavor where he was joined by his young son Ben and later daughter
Emma to a team of amazing Board Members and
wonderful volunteers throughout the year.
Since collecting 67 blankets on their first blanket drive, Blanket BC
has grown into an incorporated charity and has been able to
distributed over 185,000 blankets to
Thank You to the
following companies who support this event each year