MEETING PLACE is a 501(c) 3 organization and your donation is tax deductible. Donations are managed by Network for Good.
My name is Suzy Fitzgerald, and along with
being the board chair at The Meeting Place Mission, I am the person
usually responsible for our postings on this page. I have served on the
board for three years; those 156 weeks have been life-changing.
I understand that homelessness can happen to anyone, and the reasons are unique to each person.
I know Moms that have been homeless because the father of their children left in the middle of the night - abandoning all.
I know single young men who were no longer welcome at home after high school graduation.
I know folks unable to find work because of a criminal past.
I know people unable to find shelter because of addictions.
I met children more used to sleeping in a car than a bed.
Each of these humans are my equal. Each is worthy of basic food and shelter. Each deserves a shower, a doll, a bedtime story, a blanket.
The Meeting Place Mission has given me an opportunity to realize that I am able to make a LASTING difference. This year I am donating $50 monthly - that is about $1.70 a day - not even the price of a fast food lunch.
I challenge you to join with me in making the decision to give so that we can bring an end to the tragedy of homelessness.
I believe in making our community a better place. When we join together, that difference is long lasting.
If you have questions please get in touch.