"Share the Gold" Campaign Stands to End Homelessness

Share the Gold Two Worlds Campaign formed a human chain of gold scarves along Hastings on February 24th to call for an end to homelessness.

Ric Matthews of First United Church addresses the crowd.

People waiting to begin the stand.

The chain forms along both sides of Hastings.

The human chain calling for a national housing strategy. “We stand together, recognizing that the Olympics shows what we are capable of doing, in a common call for applying the same commitment to end homelessness.”

Two of the participants helping to link the worlds within our city by creating a human chain.

Ric Matthews of First United and Counsellor Ellen Woodsworth.

Participants return to First United Church after their stand.


Homeless residents of the DTES have set up an Olympic Tent Village at 58 West Hastings Street.


The call is for “Homes Here Now” by the "Share the Gold" Campaign, Pivot’s "Red Tent Campaign", Streams of Justice, CCAP, and the Power of Women’s (POW) Tent Village as well as others.



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