Stories from the Basement

Stories from the Basement: September 2018

by Donna Clark RN, Director She comes to the office each time we open. Sometimes it’s for only a few minutes and sometimes it’s for the full four hours we are open but, she is a regular with us. Skinny as a rail and talking a mile an hour she knows everyone, everything about them… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: September 2018

Stories from the Basement

Stories from the Basement: August 2018

by Donna Clark RN, Director Summer time is usually a little slower for us and we can take a deep breath, reorganize our shelves and attend to things left undone. Not so this summer. We have seen an influx of new homeless people from Chicago, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and several other east coast states. When they… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: August 2018

Stories from the Basement

Stories from the Basement: January 2018

By Donna Clark RN, Director The Community Emergency Shelter Project (CESP) is underway and we are housing as many as 38 men each night. This is the 15th year for this program and we have been able to meet our mission of preventing homeless men from freezing to death every winter thanks to the many… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: January 2018