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By Ariele Vaccaro
This past week, some of us probably sat in our warm, cozy homes with a cup of hot coffee in our hands and a blanket around our shoulders.
We may have looked out the window into the bitter cold, white landscape, and struggled to imagine what it would be like to lose our homes and all that comes with it.
However, according to Executive Director of programming at Milwaukee’s House of Peace, it can happen to anyone.
“It only takes you missing one paycheck,” said Sheets. For those working check-to-check, this …
Homeless experience powerful for three community leaders
By A. David Dahmer
The dropping temperatures this past month provided a minor inconvenience for most of us.
It was much more devastating to those people who don’t have a home or a permanent place to stay.
It’s safe to say that many Madisonians don’t think too much about the plight of the homeless here in Madison because, after all, that’s “a big city thing.”
But that’s little comfort to Madison’s estimated 3,400 homeless.
Three friends temporarily set their lives aside in mid-November — Michael Johnson, CEO of the …
The respite care program, located within The Salvation Army Emergency Lodge, 1730 N. 7th St., provides shelter for up to 20 medically needy homeless individuals to stabilize their health problems. The program is available to single men and women, who are self care, have an acute medical condition and need 24 hour shelter.
The mission of the program is to provide a safe place for patients to rest and recuperate while working to resolve their homelessness. Each resident works individually with a nurse and case manager to develop a case plan …