Cold snaps can be death sentences for the homeless

We recently read an article "Cold comfort: U.S. homeless shelters overwhelmed in brutal weather," which shared how overwhelmed shelters are and not just in the US. For example, homeless are dying in places typically known for their warmth, like Texas. Homelessness is on the rise in the United States, according to federal survey data released …

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Polar vortex doesn’t scare us, we’re here to help

Wilmington, DE and Newark, DE have had code purple systems in place for years thanks to the Friendship House. Churches and a bunch of volunteers open sanctuary to the homeless to get off the street when temperatures drop below 20 degrees which has been happening all week in Delaware. Kent County began establishing this system …

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3B brought bags to the Unitarian Fellowship

Yesterday the temperatures were well below freezing here in Delaware again. Newark, DE opened up a Church as a sanctuary to the homeless so they could come inside out of the cold. Yesterday the host was the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. They offered me and my brother some hot chocolate after we delivered the bags. They …

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