Shining a Light

At the beginning of December, we introduced you to Steven Scott, a former guest and new Guest Support Staff member, who shared his experience through the COVID pandemic. While he experienced some of the lowest days of his life, he found a community of support that lifted him up, even as our community was grappling…

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A stronger, happier community

By Mike Parins, Volunteer and “Marathon Mascot” Being part of the St. John’s Race Team is a big help to get me moving! I’m back to the gym and taking longer walks. I missed friends at the gym and talking with neighbors on my walks. Seems like so many of us fell behind in our…

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COVID Vaccination Roll-Out for St. John’s Shelter

The NEW Community Clinic and Brown County Public Health are working in partnership to bring access to the COVID-19 vaccine to guests, staff and volunteers of St. John’s. We connected with the Kay Hartman, NEW Community Clinic’s COVID-19 Coordinator, to learn more about this process and what it means for our St. John’s family. Kay…

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Serving Lunch is a Team Sport

By Brooke Graham, Volunteer Coordinator In an unparalleled cold weather shelter season, St. John’s is blessed to have the opportunity to collaborate with other local agencies. When St. John’s decided to open a second 24/7 shelter location to meet social distancing guidelines this past November and continue to meet the full need for individuals experiencing…

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