Wellspring

Spotlight on Recovery: Women for Sobriety Support Group

By Roberta Gaither, Shelter Lead & WFS Certified Facilitator Hope is something that everyone should have, yet this pandemic has taken it from so many. Sadly, in the midst of this pandemic, I have seen many women fall back into, or further into, their alcoholism or addictions. This is not because they want to or…

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St. John's Homeless Shelter

It Starts with Something Small

By Brooke Graham, Volunteer Coordinator “See a need, meet a need.” You likely know this old adage. It’s something Polly had in mind this holiday season. Polly spent a week in December volunteering at St. John’s and in the community. She was introduced to the idea of “ride insecurity.” Polly met a St. John’s guest…

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Our Programs

In Memory of Mike Dockry

By Brooke Graham, Volunteer Coordinator A longtime friend, advocate and supporter of St. John’s passed way earlier this month. When I think of Mike Dockry, two words that immediately come to mind are “kind” and “sweet.” These two words on their own may seem generic, but the kindness and sweetness from Mike were the kind…

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St. John's Homeless Shelter

A Letter from our Executive Director

When did COVID become personal for you? Have you battled the lingering effects of the illness itself? Perhaps you were impacted when your local business shut down or a family member lost their job. Maybe you found yourself struggling with the pervasive effects of social isolation, or even the loss of someone you dearly loved.…

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