Stories from the Basement

Stories from the Basement August 2020

Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark, Director Most of us have been struggling with lack of motivation, depression, and fear during these unprecedented times. Although Public Health Providers have been predicting this pandemic for years, it still is scary when it is on our front doorstep. Life… Continue reading Stories from the Basement August 2020

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Stories from the Basement July 2020

Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark, Director We hope everyone is getting through these challenging times with faith and strength. Our clients are working hard at staying calm and safe with regular phone calls to our staff and occasionally meeting us in the office. Two of our… Continue reading Stories from the Basement July 2020

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Stories from the Basement February 2020

Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark, Director       It takes a village to raise a child is an African proverb that means that an entire community of people must interact with children for those children to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment.… Continue reading Stories from the Basement February 2020

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Stories from the Basement: October 2018

by Donna Clark RN, Director Sometimes it take a village to help some people. We have one client that has been coming to us for services since 2015. He is 68 years old and homeless here in Salisbury. A veteran, he has been a client and housed under the Veteran Outreach in our community, then… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: October 2018

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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

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Stories from the Basement: November 2016

by Donna Clark RN, Director Thanksgiving is upon us and Christmas is just around the corner. The weather is colder and the need for blankets, coats, gloves and other items for warmth are in high demand. Our waiting room stays full of people just looking to get out of the cold and drink something hot.… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: November 2016

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Stories from the Basement: September 2015

by Donna Clark RN, Director Yesterday, as I was leaving the hospital, I encountered a gentleman who recognized me. He wore an employee name tag and although I did not remember his face, I did remember his name. It’s interesting when just a name creates a reaction in your heart and this time it was… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: September 2015