These Vancouver Benches Fold Out into Homeless Shelters

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Spring Advertising partnered with RainCity Housing and Support Society to help provide an act of kindness toward homeless people: a bench that provides shelter. These boards fold up to create a covered place to sleep in a city with a large homeless population, since it's the only city in Canada that doesn't freeze in the winter.

These Park Benches Welcome the Homeless Instead of Rejecting Them | Co.Exist

(Image credits: Spring Advertising)

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