Homelessness at the holidays

Patrick Erwin, editor

Our new issue of The Uptown Exchange hit the streets yesterday. We’ll post a PDF of the paper soon on the Truman College Web site.

One of our main stories for December’s issue was about some of the social service providers in Uptown that help the homelessness – and specifically, how they help during the holiday season.

2 Li’l Fishes is one of those groups. Here’s a YouTube video that tells a bit of their story (and the story of Uptown):

We also profiled Inspiration Cafe, headquartered just around the corner from the main Truman campus. Founder Lisa Nigro was part of a commercial for True North snacks and got to tell Inspiration Cafe’s story:

We also profiled Cornerstone Community Outreach. If you want more details about these organizations, or how you can help, check out these sites:

2 Li’l Fishes

Inspiration Cafe

Cornerstone Community Outreach 

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