Stories from the Basement

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

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: October 2017

by Donna Clark RN, Director Today has been a very busy day at the office. We have helped people order their birth certificates, schedule trips to MVA with us to pay for their ID’s (needed for employment and housing), agreed to pay co pays for prescriptions and helped complete various forms for benefits the clients… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: October 2017

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Stories from the Basement: December 2014

By Donna Clark RN, Director I love this time of year with all of the Christmas decorations and Christmas musicals that put most of us in the mood for loving, forgiveness, and peace. Today as I was traveling to the office I encountered a former client at her job. She came to us several years… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: December 2014