Inn from the Cold - Kelowna


In the News

Keep up to date with the latest news about Inn from the Cold – Kelowna, its various programs, and our homeless community in general.


News Story

Mar. 21, 2019 Dangerous city for homeless
Feb. 11, 2019 More winter shelter spaces in Kelowna
Feb. 5, 2019 Homeless man living ‘day by day’ as Arctic blast chills Okanagan
Jan 24, 2019 More homeless off street
Jan. 8, 2019 Out of cold, into housing
Jan. 7, 2019 Inn From the Cold given another short extension
Jan. 4, 2019 VIDEO: UBCO Heat kick off clothing drive for Inn From the Cold during last weekend of operation
Dec. 31, 2018 Homelessness crisis
Dec. 26, 2018 24-hour winter shelter now operating in West Kelowna
Dec. 10, 2018 Kelowna homeless shelter running out of time
Dec. 10, 2018 B Mack and Karly’s Cold Weather Clothing Drive kicks off
Nov. 30, 2018 Formerly homeless woman speaks on need for affordable housing in Kelowna
Nov. 29, 2018 Kelowna shelter, unable to find new location, closing as winter hits
Nov. 24, 2018 Quails’ Gate’s Sugar Plum Fair
Oct. 30, 2018 Lease for Kelowna homeless shelter extended to Dec. 31
Oct. 16, 2018 Majority of Kelowna council candidates want social services spread throughout the city
Sept. 29, 2018 Inn from the Cold holds annual ‘shopping cart’ challenge
Sept. 29, 2018 Kelowna’s Push to End Homelessness takes over downtown Kelowna
Sept. 26, 2018 Getting ready to push to end homelessness in Kelowna
Sept. 7, 2018 Inn from the Cold desperately seeking place to lease
Sept. 6, 2018 VIDEO: People staying at Inn from the Cold may soon be out in the cold
Sept. 6, 2018 Out of time: 30-day countdown for Inn from the Cold
Aug. 14, 2018 Inn from the Cold appealing for help in securing new space for homeless
Aug. 1, 2018 Kelowna’s Inn from the Cold will survive, fate of displaced homeless shelter residents not so certain
July 31, 2018 Kelowna homeless shelter soon to be homeless itself; asks for help finding new space
June 6, 2018 Street angel has high hopes for Kelowna’s homelessness plan
April 13, 2018 SLEEPING IN CARS: Kelowna’s hidden homeless shelter
March 30, 2017 Kelowna shelter closing its doors after provincial funding dries up
March 30, 2017 Inn From the Cold housing program closes its doors
Jan. 14, 2017 Homelessness during -20: How can we lend a hand?
Jan. 10, 2017 Prolonged cold snap overfills Kelowna shelters
Jan. 9, 2017 Donation to street dogs the ‘beez neez’
Jan. 3, 2017 Pop up overdose prevention site to open in Kelowna
Jan. 3, 2017 Shelter beds fill following cold snap
Dec. 28, 2016 Jokes in support of shelter
Dec. 27, 2016

Comedy to warm the heart

Dec. 15, 2016 Kelowna homeless shelters welcome pets for all the right reasons
Dec. 14, 2016 Inn From the Cold kicks into full gear during Kelowna’s cold snap
Dec. 4, 2016 Nursing students donate six truck loads of warm clothing
Dec. 2, 2016 Homeless bylaw called legal whipping of vulnerable
Nov. 29, 2016 Kelowna bylaw makes sleeping in the street overnight illegal
Nov. 29, 2016 Shelter turning people away
Nov. 28, 2016 Kelowna, B.C. homeless shelter struggling with fentanyl overdoses and an increase in clients
Nov. 2, 2016 The Inn is open and full
Nov. 2, 2016 Inn from the Cold opens its doors for the winter in Kelowna
Nov. 1, 2016 Kelowna homeless shelter now open for winter
Nov. 1, 2016 Kelowna shelter opens doors ahead of predicted cold season
Oct. 17, 2016 Emergency weather shelters open early across B.C.
July 28, 2016 Are micro suites really an affordable option
May 28, 2016 A day to push it
March 11, 2016 Your say on cart seizures
February 28, 2016 A Kelowna safe injection site would have its challenges
January 27, 2016 Kelowna outreach workers notice toxic trend
November 3, 2015 Homeless flock to shelter
March 20, 2015 Kelowna Shelter to Raise Funds with Annual Shopping Cart Race
March 16, 2015 Kelowna Kodiaks Coach finalist for Bob Giordano memorial award
February 27, 2015 Inn From the Cold won’t close after all
February 28, 2015 Inn from the Cold won’t have to close early
February 21, 2015 Lack of Funding Forces Inn From the Cold Shelter to Close
February 21, 2015 Kelowna shelter closing early this winter due to lack of funding
January 28, 2015 Rotary loses a great citizen
December 21, 2014 Selling Soap for Shelter
December 21, 2014 Okanagan College Students Receive National Grants for Entrepreneurship
December 29, 2014 How You Can Help Kelowna Shelters During the Cold Snap
December 17, 2014 That’s A Wrap!
December 6, 2014 Province grants $60,000 to eight-bed house for homeless men in Kelowna
December 3, 2014 Tack Sweaters to Support Local Chairty
November 18, 2014 Inn from the Cold to Open
November 28, 2014 Cold Weather Means Full bed At Inn from the Cold
November 29, 2014 Selling Soap for Shelter
November 17, 2014 Kelowna homeless shelter opens for cold weather
October 21, 2014 Local Kelowna Organization Opens Their Doors to 8 Homeless Men
October 17th, 2014 Only a Few Days Left to Help Inn From the Cold’s Housing Campaign
September 29, 2014 Despite Financial Setbacks, Chandler House is Open
August 6, 2014 Kelowna Man to Play in Homeless World Cup
July 28, 2014  Kelowna Food Bank Shares Results from Join the Movement Campaign.
May 10, 2014 Student video about homelessness goes viral
June 11, 2014 Kelowna Pushes for Change
June 10, 2014 Fundraiser Promotes Homeless Housing
May 28, 2014 Homeless Housing Met With Apprehension
February 4, 2014 These Dollars Make Sense
December 3, 2013 Kelowna’s homeless shelters facing high demand
November 5, 2013 Castanet – Emergency shelters gear up for winter
November 1, 2013 Families, Government Operations, Health – Homeless street soccer team scores sport grant
October 18, 2013 AM 1150-News, Talk, Sports – Annual Night at the Inn Raises Money for Winter Shelter
October 17, 2013 Welcome to Kelowna – Local Artists Donate Talent to Inn From the Cold Fundraiser
October 5, 2013 Castanet – 4th Annual Night at the Inn
September 24, 2013 Castanet – Good Food and Good Karma
August 12 2013 The Daily Courier – 2013 Legacy Giving
May 14, 2013 The Daily Courier – Come on Inn From The Cold
February 19, 2013 Inn from the Cold – Combatting Homelessness
December 31, 2012 Jordan McAlpine and Inn from the Cold – Kelowna
November 29, 2012 Inn from the Cold Wins BC Ideas Competition
November 26, 2012 Tara Tschritter – Inn from the Cold
November 25, 2012 Inn from the Cold – Kelowna – Change Starts Here
November 16, 2012 Okanagan College Pay if Forward Campaign
November 1, 2012 Votes Needed for Inn from the Cold to win funding dollars
November 2012 Homeless Action Week – A Night at the Inn
October 27 2012 Inn from the Cold – Finalist in BC Ideas Competition
January 12, 2012 Time to get Inn From the Cold Kelowna
January 12, 2012 Kelowna’s Inn From The Cold sees its number rise
January 11, 2012 Dining Out to Help the Homeless