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Shelter in The Storms of Life

12 Feb 2015

As a child, I was taught the importance of shelter. I bet you were, too. My parents reminded me to grab a jacket when I left the house. I was … Continue reading

On the Streets in Winter

12 Jan 2015

This time of year, with temperatures dropping and winter weather settling in, I feel a deep sense of urgency to help people get off the streets. I bet you feel … Continue reading

The Dangers of Winter

26 Dec 2014

Being homeless any time of year is dangerous. Malnutrition, dehydration and illness can strike whether it’s 80˚ or 30˚. But as winter settles into Snohomish County, the dangers increase. Here … Continue reading

We’ve got the Christmas spirit!

19 Dec 2014

As we get ready for the Christmas holiday, it’s easy to get lost in the lights and tinsel. Sometimes we get distracted from Jesus’ message above the noise of the … Continue reading

There’s No Deadline on Generosity

16 Dec 2014

It’s that time of year when many people are focused on giving. They are giving Christmas gifts, giving homemade fruitcakes to their neighbors, leaving a plate of fudge for the … Continue reading

Chloe’s Christmas to Remember

11 Dec 2014

Chloe* knows what it’s like to be homeless. She knows what it feels like to be looked down on simply because life circumstances stole everything from you. You see, a … Continue reading

Be an ANGEL

08 Dec 2014

The holiday season is especially hard on homeless families. That’s why we want to put extra effort into sharing the true joy of Christmas with all of our residents. One … Continue reading

A Christmas to Remember

01 Dec 2014

I bet you have a holiday that stands out in your memory. Maybe it was when you were 5 and you got the bicycle you’d been praying for. Or the … Continue reading

Turkey Shortage!

21 Nov 2014

Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. Cranberry sauce. Pumpkin pie. Something’s missing. The centerpiece of Thanksgiving. The turkey. We’ve been collecting frozen turkeys all month, but we still don’t have enough to feed … Continue reading

What Numbers Tell Us

18 Nov 2014

Numbers and statistics are important. They are important because they give us an aerial view of the needs in our community. When we take a look at the numbers, they … Continue reading