St. John's Homeless Shelter

Becoming the “Laundry Lady”

By Carrie Arnold I’ve had aspirations to be many different things in my life, but never did being a “laundry lady” present itself as an enticing option until Covid 19 came upon the scene. I am here to tell you what a profound impact that embracing the role of laundry lady for the Spring Lake…

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New Directions for COVID-19 Shelter Response

The guests, staff and volunteers of St. John’s are no strangers to change, especially since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis. Many of you know by now how St. John’s moved to expand our services and stay at the forefront of our community response to homelessness during this unprecedented time. Over the past week and…

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St. John's Homeless Shelter

The Black Swan Adventure

By Becky Larson, St. John’s Support Staff What is an adventure? I’ve usually placed the thought of some type of excitement when thinking about adventure. According to the Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary there are 3 definitions. I’m choosing to recognize the following definitions, only for the purpose of my story: Adventure: a. an undertaking usually involving…

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