On a freezing winter’s night a week before Christmas, we gathered together to share our tidings, join in friendship, and prepare for a silent night. As in past visits, there […]
We all long, at any age, to feel that true Christmas spirit in our hearts. However, even when we’re crowded around familiar faces, often we still feel alone and apart. It’s that brief smile from a friend, a warm hug from a significant other or the spontaneous compliment from our family that brings us validation in ourselves and our place in this world.
Despite the feel like temperature of -12 degrees, a 26 year old Army veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq spent 30 minutes with me reviewing the medical needs of his fellow […]
“Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned” – Peter Marshall With that said, here’s Big John wrapped in the donated blankets; a small gesture, with a significant, incremental […]
As the temperatures have plummeted throughout the week to threatening levels, the need for this homeless outreach has never been so clear. The distribution of blankets, tents, gloves, warmers, food […]
Among the revelations that I’ve had while performing homeless outreach is that everyone needs help regardless of residence, age, gender, ethnicity, class or income. I know this has certainly been […]
It was about 25 degrees at 7pm last night when Todd Hayes and I started to drive around to assist the homeless. In the next four hours, we aided just […]