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Friday, June 26, 2015

Debbie Smith's blog: Tech Support, Homelessness in Salt Lake City, Episcopal Relief & Development

Debbie Smith is blogging her experience as a convention technical volunteer, Episcopalian, and bishop's wife over at http://gc2015vviz.blogspot.com/. From last night's post:

"It's hard to know where to start with homelessness even though I took lots of notes. A leader in befriending homeless people bookended the presentation: pictured here, Pamela Atkinson. Telling some of our deputation where I was going before this talk, I found out that the Salt Palace has a red parking meter for inserting donations to benefit homelessness programs with signs saying Give here, not to panhandlers, if you want to help the homeless. The money goes to the Pamela J. Atkinson Foundation, where a board divides up the money to support the work of the cooperating agencies, all of which I believe are part of HOST, Salt Lake's Homeless Outreach Service Team..."    read the post

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