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THREAD: Meet some of the #DTES #frontlineworkers, now battling two health emergencies at once - overdoses, and #COVID19. I’m starting a portrait series to highlight some of these often #unsungheroes. Please share or DM me if you or someone you know wants to be part of it
This is Thomus Donaghy, Delilah Gregg and Sharon Buchanan. Thomus and Delilah help keep people from dying of overdoses at the Molson Overdose Prevention Site and @VANDUpeople. Sharon helps the community access financial services at Pigeon Park Savings.
This is Adam Charbonneau, Angel Gates, and Sam Laudon. Adam’s a member of the Community Action Team, Sam is a peer research assistant and Angel is an advocate. All of them help give voice to people society tends to overlook.
Rodney Beamish is a supervisor at @vancouverops, which is also where Trey Helton is a manager. Shawn Giroux, in the red hoodie, is a manager at the Molson Overdose Prevention Site.
Lorna Bird (with her dog Joy), Kevin Donaghy and Hugh Lampkin all work @VANDUpeople , advocating for people who use drugs.
Chris Livingstone (wearing the mask) is a peer worker with @WAHRS, and works frequently at Oppenheimer Park. Kevin Yake is a board member and supervisor @VANDUpeople. Melanie Pratt works @Vancouverops
An extra shout-out to @ironnieg for helping introduce me to many of the folks I’ve met so far (but have yet to photograph!)
Maybe you noticed that despite being #FrontLineHeroes lots of the folks in these photos aren't wearing PPE. I met some when they were not at work. But PPE supplies are tight all over. If you have some to spare, consider donating it (or some cash, if you can) to @DteSresponse
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