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Wilfrid Laurier University

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Welcome to the 5 Days for the Homeless 2017 campaign! 5 Days for the Homeless is a campaign dedicated to students supporting youth at risk. We are dedicated to increasing awareness and abolishing the negative stigmas that those experiencing homelessness face each and every day. Our 2017 campaign is encouraging Wilfrid Laurier and surrounding communities to break the cycle of homelessness.

In addition to raising awareness, our campaign also fundraises donations that go towards two local shelters, ONERoof and Argus Residence for Young People. These shelters have multi-dimensional rehabilitation programs that focus on mental health, employment, adequate housing and give individuals an opportunity to break the cycle of experiencing homelessness.

We are so excited for you to learn about our campaign here at Wilfrid Laurier University!

To see how our participants are doing, read their daily blogs here!

Come check out our events for the week:

Friday March 10th Kick Off Day:

Opening Ceremonies – 5 pm outside the FNCC

Saturday March 11th:

BBQ & Coffee – 11 am-2 pm outside the FNCC

Turret Kick-off Night – 10 pm Turret Nightclub

Sunday March 12th:

Flag Football Tournament – 9am – 3 pm Alumni Field

Stand Up for Health – 7 pm – 9 pm

 Celebrity Sleepover with Tyler Vanherzele & Kanwar Brar

Monday March 13th:

5 Dare for the Homeless – 8:30 am -4:30 pm Concourse

Wilf’s Open Mic & Silent Auction – 9 pm

Tuesday March 14th:

Pie the OC in the Face – 8:30am – 4:30pm Concourse

Open Forum

Wednesday March 15th:

Raffle – 8:30am – 4:30pm Concourse

Closing Ceremonies – 7pm Concourse


Contact the Wilfrid Laurier University team:

  • Lindsey Feltis and Dana Montgomery
  • 5days@lazsoc.ca

Our Participants

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Justin McKenzie

I am a first year student in BBA and hope to get into finance. Currently, I am involved with the Laurier Investment Finance association and Laurier Fantasy League.
Lucas Culliton logo

Lucas Culliton

I'm a fourth year communication studies student who loves travelling, new adventures and the Laurier community!
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Britt Kafka

I am in my fourth year of Kinesiology, hoping to pursue further education within the rehab sciences. I am currently both a participant and instructor for Laurier Dance, and have also been involved with athletics by working at the Hawk Desk. I have also been highly involved as an Ice Breaker, and a member of the Kinesiology Games Team.
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Tori Freeman

I am a fourth year student in BBA with a concentration in Marketing. I’m also an Ice Breaker, involved with intramurals and work part time outside of school.

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