Dear Friends, Six years ago, after speaking with a homeless woman at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist meals program, I launched the first Winter Warmth Drive to raise funds to by blankets for Cambridge’s homeless residents.
Five years ago, while serving food at First Parish-Unitarian Universalist in Harvard Square, I met a young homeless woman. During our conversation about housing, job training and mental health services, she turned to me and said “Those are all important, but I just need some blankets tonight.
Cambridge is a city of great prosperity, yet each night close to 500 people try to survive on our streets and in our shelters. Four years ago, in December, while serving food at a meals program,….