A grassroots organization has formed in Campbell River to support the homeless.

 

Grassroots Kind Hearts spokesperson Diane deHaan says the goal is to help raising awareness of homelessness issues and working to find solutions to help those in need.

 

 

A vigil will be held December 21st in honour of 24 year old Colin Drake, who died on the November 19.

 

deHaan notes that Drake was the fifth person to die on the streets of Campbell River this year.