I have been fortunate enough to live in this area now for more than 40 years. I have always been appreciative of the open thinking and compassion I find myself immersed in here. Back in 1972, fortune brought me to the Crisis Clinic. In recent years I’ve been blessed with connections to the Interfaith Works Community, and through them to Sidewalk; an earnest attempt to reduce homelessness. All these efforts (along with their minimal professional staffs) are staffed by volunteers like you. These are all fulfilling and encouraging reflections of you – the community that takes care of itself – and then even others.
We are a very generous community, with our money, our things and our time. At this time of approaching turmoil, I take succor that I have been born into your time and place. It’s good to know you are here and that in this community, we are all in this together!