Helping the homeless in our communities is such an important task. with the approach of winter each year, keeping the homeless safe from the cold becomes a serious and pressing issue. This can make life extremely difficult and dangerous for those who are living on the streets.
Worried about what the homeless would do during the coming winter, Tara Smith-Atkins, her eight-year-old daughter, and seven of her friends gathered winter coats and tied them to street poles throughout the city of Halifax for the homeless to claim. The children went to distribute the winter coats during her daughter’s eighth birthday. “They definitely learned the importance of it,”