Tag Archives: homeless

Habitat for Humanity: “Building Homes, Communities and Hope”

Habitat for Humanity is probably the most familiar housing ministry in the United States. Throughout the world, Habitat lives out its mission: “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.” Habitat believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and […]

The Man Who Walked into the Hornet’s Nest: a story of love found in the most unlikely place

After years of dealing with the old managers, trust me, I’m cynical “Nursing moms and newborns are the people I do battle for. So when I showed up at the apartment Thursday morning, Kelsi and I were pretty upset. There were workers out there getting stuff done, but a note in each resident’s door said […]

The Time Is Now

Eyes Opened: The Beginning of a Vision “[When we lived in Seattle] we were really faced with homelessness for the first time,” Donna Williams, wife of Feed Your Faith founder Mike Williams, told me. “Back then, Mike would say, ‘What can we do? Wouldn’t it be cool if we could rent out the Tacoma Dome […]

I wish I had known volunteering was fun!

Miriam’s Kitchen is in Foggy Bottom, 100 yards away from my university, George Washington. I could have been chopping vegetable, frying up salmon patties, browning sweet potato fries, and chopping onions for years; I could have been serving coffee and juice, refilling napkins and flatware and handing out numbers since 1988 instead of since 2010. […]