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February 14, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder

The National Coalition for the Homeless offers the following steps to help spread awareness about how to help our neighbors experiencing homelessness in the US to sleep safely and cope with the elements. Lend a helping hand: Participate in clothing and blanket drives to make sure your homeless neighbors have the supplies they need to […]

February 2, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder

These frequently asked questions and answers are provided by Amikas, a nonprofit dedicated to making sure every woman and child has a safe place to live and sleep. There is currently an exhibit at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in North Park which the Union Tribune featured. Emergency Sleeping Cabin FAQs as of January 28, 2018 […]

January 2, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Dear Friends in Christ, As we tell the story of God coming among us in human flesh once again, we can point to parallel contemporary realities. In San Diego alone, more than 9,000 have been told repeatedly there is no room in the inn. A few hundred have glimmers of hope as tents and camping […]

August 1, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

The Episcopal Church Center received a donation and this thank you letter last month. “Dear Ministry Office, On May 19th I approached your office in search of my homeless son. Thanks to your assistance, caring and compassion, I found him later that morning. I was very scared, feeling alone and far from home. I asked […]