Working in a small non-profit day shelter for homeless men has taught me countless lessons. One lesson being that absolutely no donation is too small, but some definitely are priceless. This is the story of one small donation that made a big impact.
Last week, the shelter was hustling and bustling more so than usual, thanks to more men seeking shelter from the cooler temperatures and due to a shortage of staff. As I helped at the front desk, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted one of our regular guests, Christian, making his way over to one of my colleagues who was standing next to me. He greeted her and handed her something, instructing her to give it to our boss. My colleague smiled and thanked him, and as he walked back to his seat, she explained that Christian had donated $5 to be put toward the…
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