Posts in: "Fighting Homelessness"

Positive Exchanges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Generous companies like Starbucks, Alaska Airlines, AT&T, Microsoft,… Read Article

Not Invisible

Feeling invisible is persistent for people experiencing homelessness. We need to remember the importance of really SEEING people who are homeless. And we can. Read Article

Why the need for data collecting for people experiencing homelessness

Imagine this…you’re homeless for the first time and you go to a local agency seeking help. You’re embarrassed, you’re scared, and you have no idea what to expect. The agency staff are calming and empathetic. And then they start asking you questions…lots of questions. About your situation, about your family, and about things that at that moment don’t feel all that important. Read Article

Tents, tents, everywhere tents…

I don’t know about you but it sure seems like I’m seeing more and more people in our community struggling with homelessness. I’m particularly struck by the number of tents that I see – under bridges, on sidewalks, set-up on greenbelts, and on and on. Read Article

Everyone Counts

Steve had been in and out of shelters for years. "In" meaning figuring out how to get his name shelter lists early to get bed. "Out" meaning a cold, wet night outside. Read Article