Kim’s Story

Kim’s Story

In year 2011 Kim found herself in a shelter trying to conquer her addictions while seeking permanent housing. Shortly after, she moved to Esquimalt and a few years later started to volunteer at Rainbow Kitchen. It was 4 years ago we met Kim and 3 years now since she...
Maria’s Story

Maria’s Story

“There once was a girl named Maria” – like that lady of song, our Maria too, hails from Germany, born in 1933. She proudly says that she weighed in at 3 pounds. From the first, she showed that determination to survive that still marks her personality. Fatherless, she...
Barry’s Story

Barry’s Story

Barry, retired, watching his TV, and bored with his life took his neighbour, Trucker‘s, advice and came to the Kitchen for lunch one day. He stayed to help with the dishes. That was just the beginning and now, Barry is the Kitchen‘s ‘unofficial odd job...