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St. John’s, Halifax and Toronto put Boots on the Ground

05.15.16

Today was an extremely busy day for our Boots on the Ground teams in St. John’s,  Halifax and Toronto who were on the streets in their respective provinces searching for Veterans in crisis and educating the public about the services that VETS Canada is able to provide.

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St. John’s Team Lead, Donald Hookey, started off at the War Memorial in downtown St. John’s

 

 

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The St. John’s team ended their walk with a visit to the Salvation Army

 

 

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VETS Canada President, Jim Lowther, chatting with some of the Halifax volunteers

 

 

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A great group of some caring individuals in Halifax

 

 

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Heading out in Halifax

 

 
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Some of the Halifax volunteers outside of the Halifax Public Library. Homeless individuals often frequent public libraries to escape the elements and to gain access to free WiFi.

 

 

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A few of the Toronto volunteers ready to hit the streets

 

 

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“Walking the walk” in Toronto

 

 

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The Toronto volunteers were happy to chat with this Veteran.  He says he doesn’t need any help right now but has our contact info if he changes his mind