Homeless due to economic circumstances, when Sally arrived at the Center, she had been living in her car for about a year. The Center helped her find a job as a live-in caretaker. “One night I was sleeping in my car. The next night I was sleeping in a room with a bed,” she explained.
“The Center provides a sense of family, community and base structure that, I believe, is needed for the people who come here. It gives them a reason to get up, to go to the Center, take their showers, eat their food and they can continue into the day through their own choices.
Through my travels, I was often told that it was a sense of community that I needed. When I came here it was an odd sense of community but it was exactly what I needed.” Sally regularly volunteered at the Center, sorting the clothes donated for clients, wanting to give back to the place that helped h