I’ve spent my entire life trying to make people happy. I’m a proverbial “people pleaser.” As other people pleasers can testify, it’s never enough. Sooner or later you mess up and let someone down. That’s what this story is about. Last week was busy. We sent a person to rehab. We are moving the Second […]
Jim is a veteran. He’s also a plumber, electrician, handyman and all around great guy. He’s one of the few people at our facility that gets some sort of income. It’s not much. But it’s some. He will often make donations to us for supplies and materials needed for repairs. This month he decided to […]
DATE AND TIME Wed, June 14, 2017 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT LOCATION The Homeless Charity 15 Broad Street Akron, OH 44305 ALL DONATIONS GO DIRECTLY TO THE HOMELESS CHARITY The event is going to be on Wednesday, June 14. It’s going to be from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. This is going to be a […]
I was at a community meeting last night run by a local church. The minister is incredibly supportive of our work with the homeless. So much so that he often delivers leftover food to us from his events. The meeting was wrapping up. As I was walking out I overhead an older lady complaining to […]
One of the things that is becoming a big part of our lives here at The Homeless Charity is helping people get off alcohol and drugs. We consistently now sending people to rehab facilities. Here’s a story of Gary who we are now trying to get into a facility:
We are very new. Even as an entrepreneur who is used to moving fast and pivoting quickly, things are moving faster than maybe anything I’ve ever dealt with before. We started with The Second Chance Store when the Summit Metro Parks told 50 homeless men and women on January 7, 2017 to move out of […]
Download this episode (right click and save) Get Sage and Friends on iTunes Apple Podcasts here. Today we talk with Paul Hays. He has lived in a tent for 7 years. Now he is the director of services at The Homeless Charity. We talk about what it’s like to be homeless that long and what […]
I’m SUPER excited to announce that ScanWorks and it’s owner, Deb Monaco, are the proud sponsors of The Homeless Charity Porta-Potty for May 2017. ScanWorks is an AMAZING document scanning company. If you have a bunch of files laying around WHAT ARE YOU DOING?! You need to get those things in a computer somewhere. Paper files […]
DATE AND TIME Wed, June 14, 2017 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT LOCATION The Homeless Charity 15 Broad Street Akron, OH 44305 This is turning into a super exciting event. All proceeds go to The Homeless Charity. So it’s a good cause AND super fun. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE.
This is an amazing video highlighting the work we are doing at the Second Chance Store in our facility. Paul is an inspiration for us all. He often is what keeps me going.