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Shoes and Thank Yous

Wednesday July 24, 2019 6:30 AM. Today we distributed 30 snack packs, 17 hygiene kits, 30 bottles of water, and two pairs of sneakers. People were most appreciative and surprised that someone was there for them so early in the morning. The sneakers and basic hygiene...

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The Reality of Addiction and Homelessness

Wednesday July 17, 2019. It’s 6:00 AM. I’m driving over to Veterans Park in Manchester. I’m listening to AM-610 Radio, The Jack Heath Show. After he reads the news headlines, he speaks of the spike in drug-related deaths in the city, mostly from heroin. I pull up to...

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Help With Basics One Early Sunday Morning

It’s 6:00 am and, I am arriving at Manchester’s Veterans Park. I see homeless people sprawled out all over the grass. Some are covered in blankets. Some are not. It’s hot and humid. I meet a man who is walking around the homeless people. He might be one. But, he has...

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Meeting a Man at Pulaski Park

Dear Friends, I want to tell you what happened to me on Tuesday morning, May 14, 2019 at Manchester’s Pulaski Park. I was looking for homeless people to hand out snack-packs to. It was raining and I was cold and, I was just about ready to get back into my...

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