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15 04, 2019

2019 Easter Meditations

By |2019-04-17T21:17:38+00:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Homelessness & Hope, Uncategorized|0 Comments

"He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces. He was despised, and we held him in low esteem." (Isaiah [...]

13 12, 2018

Sonja’s Story : No Longer Alone

By |2018-12-13T20:46:08+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: "Our" Youth's Stories|0 Comments

Sonja's Story: No Longer Alone - December 12, 2018 - Sometimes you meet someone who has such a depth of resilience that it’s astounding. You wonder where they get the heart to keep going after all they have experienced. Sonja* is like that. She is 16 and was willing to share a bit of [...]

9 11, 2018

3 Ways to Take Action During Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

By |2018-11-09T23:04:00+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Community Changing The World, Homelessness & Hope|0 Comments

3 Ways to Take Action During Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week - November 10, 2018 - “Are “Are there really that many homeless youth here?” We have heard that question so many times. Maybe you have too. It is hard for many people to believe that their community can have young people who are [...]

5 09, 2018

Reese’s Story: Through the Darkness

By |2018-09-05T23:46:57+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: "Our" Youth's Stories|0 Comments

Reese's Story: Through the Darkness - September 5, 2018 - Eighteen-year old Reese* was struggling. In May, she texted the Coffee Oasis Crisis Line, Eighteen-year old Reese* was struggling. In May, she texted the Coffee Oasis Crisis Line, “I’m really stressed and suicidal, but I’m trying to stay positive.” Reese had several suicide attempts [...]