Help us help them, please | Letter
February 10, 2012 · 1:20 PM
Today I received a call from a man who had just turned 65. His Social Security won’t start until February and he is losing his apartment. He is homeless! He needs a place to stay and we can’t help him, no one can. The real problem is that I get 2 or 3 calls a week like this and I am always forced to say, “I can’t help you.”
It is an unsettling fact that here in Kitsap County there are no places for single males to go when they find themselves in this type of circumstance. There is a solution! A group of providers are coming together to create a temporary overnight shelter in Bremerton. The Mission is taking the lead on this project and we need your help. Here are some ways you can be involved to make this happen.
First and foremost is prayer. We need your prayers for favor with the community. Second is financial support. The Mission will continue all of its current ministries while taking on the insurance and some of the start up costs of this project. The third way to help is to volunteer. We will have volunteers at the shelter all night long working in 4-hour shifts.
We can make a difference! We can being help and hope! Will you consider joining our team? We will be posting information on our website www.bremrescue.org on the Shelter page to help keep you informed on what is happening. Please join us in prayer for this project and for our daily operations. Thank you and God bless you!
Walt Le Couteur