Category Archives: Guest Blogger

It’s so cold in the D by Ruairidh Strange

Holy f*ck, It’s cold today. Did you hear they said it was warmer on Mars? Wow, my beard froze almost instantly! Who lives outside in this!? I could hardly stand the hour I spent walking around Ann Arbor while I … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger- Thomas Kokoszka #2

Leon was standing along Cass Ave when I approached him. He’s originally from New Jersey, but has been a Detroiter over 20 years. Mostly on the street. The immediate thing I noticed is most of his fingers are gone, just … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #3

This gentleman didn’t want to share his name, saying he didn’t need anything. “I’m alright”. I monologed for a bit and he eventually said he’d take some food if I had it. He accepted a hat and long coat, then … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger.. Thomas Kokoszka -Dec 28th!

I met Thomas at a Burning Man newbie orientation in Ann Arbor and i am honored for his help with BWB this winter! small bow to you Thomas..your actions make a big difference to BWB and the people you meet … Continue reading

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Yale, Michigan Youth Group Helps the Homeless..ie.. in Detroit with BWB!!

Members of the Youth Group at the First Presbyterian Church in Yale recently assisted with a “Backpacks For The Homeless”program in Detroit. The group went to Detroit and helped fill 400 backpacks with food, clothing, personal hygiene items, handwarmers and … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka #4

This is Mike. He also claimed a steam vent for himself. “Been sleeping here one month”. I’m told the city warming shelter doesn’t open until January 5th. He got a meal earlier today from a local church. That’s his leftovers … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Thomas Kokoszka

Thomas Kokoszka 12/11/14 at 9 pm. I-75 and Schaefer Hwy, River Rouge. Dark and 33 degrees. Brian and his girlfriend came from Charlotte, NC. After loosing his job, some drugs and a bad breakup, he found himself living on the … Continue reading

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Atelier Gothique 2014..we are so blessed by them!!

This is the post that started off the DAMNED event and the BWB Season! Post by Atelier Gothique!  small bow September 24, 2014 at 1:35pm As many of you know and so many moreof you don’t know here at Atelier … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Aaron Shepherd -Helping the invisible people

Most people are going to skip right past and not read this. You won’t even give it a second glance. Some will read for a little while and choose to stop and ignore what is written here. Just like the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger- Adam Layne

As a child, I was always told by my grandparents that charity is one of the most important things one can do with their time and money. It helps many people on a larger scale than just spoiling myself on … Continue reading

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