Author: Esther Williams

Hemp for the Homeless

Hemp for the Homeless

Hemp for the homeless is a programme started in 2007 by CBDNorth and other social services. The programme aimed to get the homeless out of the streets, house them and help them heal. Being homeless does not only expose individuals to physical harm but also emotional torture. This programme targeted one of the most forgotten population that goes through the anguish that many people can never envision. Many of the best CBD suppliers in Canada have joined forces to help.
To accommodate the homeless, Hemp for the Homeless programme had to lay out a…

Hemp Wood

Hemp Wood: Sustainable Homes for the Homeless

Cannabis sativa is a plant indigenous to Eastern Asia (Source article) . Commonly known as marijuana or hemp, the plant was associated only with its illegal trades and is outlawed in many countries worldwide.
Due to recent discoveries of the plant’s purpose, its cultivation has become more widespread, especially cultivating plants with high CBD levels.
Nowadays, CBD oil is known to be non-intoxicating and contains pain-killing properties that can aid medical practice. Thus, the use of this plant is no longer prohibited but rather regulated in …

HOMELESS SMOKERS

HOPE FOR THE HOMELESS SMOKERS

Around 80% of the homeless American population are vape products enthusiasts like e-liquids according to the data of the National Coalition for the Homeless.
Reasons Why the Homeless Smoke
Most people reported smoking tobacco and vaping before they lost their homes. Undeniably, persons with tobacco dependency will continue their harmful oral habit of smoking. There are several reasons why homeless people smoke. The following reasons are stress, emotional or psychological issues caused by being homeless. Individuals who abruptly and unexpectedly lost their sources …

New T-Shirt Company

Know More About This New T-Shirt Company Which is Operated by the Homeless and LGBTQ Youth

There is a new fashion brand in the market called Dfrntpigeon which is based in Portland, Oregon.  The name Dfrntpigeon (different pigeon) came about when one of the beneficiaries of the program described themselves to be different pigeons. The company stands out because it makes unique t shirt printing attires with a purpose by helping the youth face challenges and stigma to rise and take charge of their lives.
Dfrntpigeon prides itself on giving an opportunity to the marginalized youth to design custom t-shirts which serve as a reflection of both their experiences and their day-to-day lives. …

Fun Walk And Fun Run

This event will be held on September 28th, 2019. It is scheduled on a Saturday by 10 am, so many people can join. Mothers and children will start at the front of the race.
The focus of the walk and run is for palliative care. Palliative care is for providing care for people with chronic diseases. The aim is to provide relief from their symptoms, mental and physical stress and pain in all stages of the illness.
You can walk or run, depending on your preference.
The path that would be used is the NCC Trail Number 31. It is located at the back of the Neapean Sportsplex.
Become a part and show your …

Orientation For Volunteers

The orientation will be held on September 9th, 2019, October 7th, 2019 and November 7th, 2019. It is scheduled at 7 pm. Technology fans can follow the race online at the website. Also, golfing legend Tiger Woods might make an appearance too.
If you have been thinking about volunteering with us, here is your chance. Join these sessions and learn all the details you need to know to be a part of us.
Gala 2019
We hold an annual gala called the Blue Door Event. It is our major event for bringing more awareness to our programs, services, and needs, as well as raising funds…