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Hope for the Homeless

Talbot Interfaith Shelter (TIS) by Bonna L. Nelson

TIS is my passion because I truly believe that the plight of our homeless neighbors is maligned and stigmatized and each and every human being has the God-given right to dignity and basic human needs.... I believe that our purpose on this planet is to love God and to help one another through the difficult times in this life. I can’t imagine anything much more difficult than not having a roof over my head and food to eat. ~ Julie Lowe, President, TIS Someone once said that we are all one step away from being homeless. Understandable in these times of government shutdowns, economic turmoil, job losses, lack of affordable housing, housing foreclosures, eroding employment opportunities,

declining wages, declining public assistance, and lack of affordable he a lt h c a re. W hat i f you r nex t paycheck doesn’t come? What if you become ill and medical bills become insurmountable? What if a fire or natural disaster destroys

Guests and volunteers share a warm evening meal together in the parish hall at Christ Church in Easton. 53

December 2013 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times December 2013

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