Guiding Light

Mark: Story of survival from addiction

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 05-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

From drugs to living on the street and even prison, Mark has seen it all. After years of using drugs, getting clean and relapsing time and again, Mark finally came to Guiding Light in hopes of finally overcoming his addiction. Addiction has many...

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Catalyst Radio: In the Image

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (10:18) Joining us today is Jay Starkey of In The Image, best known for getting lightly used clothing and houseware to those who express a need for them. In the Image serves 800 families a year and works with 32 elementary schools in the...

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Undercover in Heartside - Part II: Down-and-out on Monday, Aug. 16

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 08-24-2010 under OPINION

In this series, I posed as a homeless man living on the streets in Heartside neighborhood from Aug. 15-17. I use the term "patrons" to refer to the homeless men and women in Heartside, derived from their patronage of social services. My friend,...

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Development in Heartside - Part III: The Social Services Perspective

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is the third installment in Michael Tuffelmire and Nick Manes' Heartside Development series. The first piece focused on the perspective of the homeless in the Heartside neighborhood. The second part looked at the perspective of businesses,...

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