Take the pledge to Turn Your Heat Off! Put yourself in the shoes of those without heat or home.

As temperatures drop, Andrew Wynn-Williams wants many Greater Victoria residents to become uncomfortably cold – at least temporarily. Wynn-Williams, Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness executive director, wants people to experience a small taste of what it is like to be homeless and is asking for pledges from those willing to turn off their heat for 24 hours on Dec. 7.

Read the article: Homelessness group asks the public to consider living out in the cold

Source: Times Colonist

Author: Judy Lavoie

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