Jeremy stands on the porch of Avenue 15.

A positive adult can change everything.

Jeremy has seen first hand the impact homelessness can have on youth.

When Patrick was 12, he became homeless. Fleeing an abusive home, he ended up on the streets with no supports and no idea where to turn.

Jeremy is Calgary.

Thanks to supportive adults and people who cared, Patrick was able to get off the streets, find a path in life and raise his family. Now, his son Jeremy works to help other youth like Patrick get the help they need to be successful.


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