Impact Images

What Winter Is Like For The Homeless

There are a lot of homeless individuals who have trust issues due to various unfortunate circumstances. On this day, this gentleman initially declined receiving tennis shoes. But after watching from afar off, shoes given to others, he came down to where the LEMM team and its volunteers were serving, to receive his pair. His expression was priceless (March 30th & 31st, 2019).
The LEMMinistry’s crisis intervention team didn’t hesitate to serve these two women who were sitting on the below 20-degree cold ground. Each were given blankets and hygiene packages (Winter 2018).
At the bottom right: White buckets are used as toilets or waste among other things. On this day, this gentleman wanted only a pair of socks for his wet feet (Winter 2018).
This is our homeless brother’s clothes line, dryer, and or his garment rack. This is his dwelling place – 20 plus years (Winter 2018).

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you”—when you already have it with you.
— Proverbs 3:27-28

Michelle was so happy to have received a new backpack/duffle bag, along with hygiene packages, and blankets. The extra packages and blankets she shared with her street buddies (Winter 2018).
Homelessness is no respecter of persons even when it pertains to language. The LEMM team managed to break through the language barrier. As a result, this woman was grateful to receive a hygiene package and blanket (01/19).
This gentleman returned back inside of his make-shift tent or better known as “Lean-to’s” after receiving a hygiene package from our stopgap crisis intervention team (Winter 2018) – Scroll down.

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.”
— Proverbs 11:25

Our Homeless Youth

Tent City, underneath a bridge: Our crisis intervention team and LEMM’s volunteers serving our homeless youth care packages and blankets. They were very grateful towards our reaching out (Winter 2018).