Category Archives: Homeless

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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Tent City at Larned and Rivard– go help them!!

I have visited this camp a few times this winter so far and myself and a group of friends went there on Christmas Eve while giving out hotdogs and packs to the homeless. They were cooking a mean chicken soup … 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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Donation from Trader Joes.. Thanks to Marci and Dirk

Huge thanks to Marci and Dirk for their tenacious efforts in getting a donation for BWB from Trader Joes.. many phone calls and emails finally procured a nice donation of juice boxes and canned proteins…fish! both great additions to any … Continue reading

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