We just got the best phone call. Last November, one of our homeless friends attended Street-Side Salon where he had his hair cut and received new clothes. Street-Side Salon was a momentous day for him because it gave him the courage to start looking for jobs, since he had a clean cut and nice-looking clothes to wear.
Within that very month (November 2014), he started attending NA/AA and completely stopped using crack while still living on the streets. He has been clean for nearly five months and just called us on his lunch break from his job to tell us he is coming Saturday to help us set up and run Street-Side Salon!
Sometimes you wonder the impact one day can have on a person's life. Oftentimes we don't get to see or hear about the effect our work has on our homeless friends. What's so special about this friend coming to help Saturday is that it was a community effort to put on Street-Side Salon in November ... and again coming up on Saturday.
Every one of you who is a part of our work in any way (giving of your time or financial resources, spreading the word within your network, or praying for us), or who was specifically a part of last November's event, contributed to this man's transformation, and we wanted you to know the effect you have had on his life. Thank you so much!
To be a part of this Saturday's event, click here for detailed information.