‘Crutch Christmas Tree’ for Homeless

‘Crutch Christmas Tree’ for Homeless

Charlotte’s Samaritan House shelter erected a “crutch Christmas tree” Thursday to celebrate the unique segment of the homeless population it serves. The small nonprofit, which soon celebrates its 10th anniversary, takes in homeless people who have been discharged from the hospital and need a place for short-term recuperation. It has helped 1,100 people in the past decade.

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3 weeks ago

Samaritan House, NC

Another awesome visit from the CROSS Missions kids from Wilmington, NC. Had a great time with the guests, games, cookies and even S'Mores out back on the firepit!! In our 5th year now with them, CROSS Missions through Myers Park Presbyterian Church has partnered with Samaritan House to visit with our guests weekly during the fall and winter months and up to 3-4 times weekly during the spring and summer. CROSS has had over 4700 hours of volunteer time, nearly 1700 individual volunteers from nearly 200 visits. ...

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