One of the great parts of working with the homeless is that I get a glimpse into a section of American society that most people don’t. We all know there are homeless people. If you live or work in a city you see homeless people. But for most of us that’s pretty much where it […]
I sometimes feel like I am from the Great Depression era. If you ask me what my greatest fear is, without hesitation, it’s money. I have spent countless sleepless nights worrying about money. (Some of you probably know the feeling.) Fortunately, I have moments of bravery. And I act in spite of my fear. So […]
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I just got back from a tour of Community Support Services here in Akron. Let me make this disclaimer: I’m not a reporter. I’m not a fact checker. And I am writing this all from memory. So if I make any mistakes please forgive me and CSS: just feel free to send me any corrections. […]
Check out this article: Tiny Houses Bring Big Change | YES! Weekly All houses will be fully furnished and hooked up to standard utilities. They will be arranged into a sort of village, which will also feature a community garden and outdoor meeting space. I’m a big fan of tiny homes for the homeless. They […]
We are going to figure out a way for the homeless in Akron to have more options and dignity in how they choose to live. Having to move in the middle of the winter sucks. Even in the best of conditions winter moving is the worst. Now try doing it with no money and being […]
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO OUR BUILD A SHOWER CAUSE! Imagine this: last night you slept outside in front of an abandoned store. You are frozen to the bone. You are hungry. You didn’t really sleep all that well. You never sleep all that well. You need to get moving so that the police […]
I wanted to give you a quick update to the Shoes and Uniforms for Homeless Akron Kids GoFundMe Fundraiser. These shoes and uniforms are for the Harvest Dinner on November 17 run by Project R.I.S.E., the only group in Akron solely dedicated to helping homeless kids. It’s a special dinner for local kids experiencing homelessness. […]