Stories

We love to share all of our stories! From staff and volunteers to those overcoming the obstacles of homelessness, all share a unique perspective of success and hope. Please note that some names and other identifying information may have been changed in order to best respect and protect an individual's privacy and confidentiality.

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Robert's Story

Robert's Story

"Why am I a board member at Columbus House?"

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Margaret's Legacy

Margaret's Legacy

"Remembering a friend"

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Stories from Our Family Shelter

Stories from Our Family Shelter

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Angel’s Story

Angel’s Story

"Every day I am thankful."

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Dawn’s Story

Dawn’s Story

"Don’t go down that road."

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Gwen’s Story

Gwen’s Story

"I didn’t think I had the will to survive."

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Mark’s Story

Mark’s Story

"Nowhere to go. Nobody to talk to."

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Mr. L’s Story

Mr. L’s Story

"Just give me a chance."

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Gladys’ Story

Gladys’ Story

"They told me: you can do it. I know you can."

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Adam’s Story

Adam’s Story

"Homelessness can happen to any of us."

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Adriana’s Story

Adriana’s Story

"I thank God for leading me to Columbus House...it saved my life."

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Angie's Story

Angie's Story

"I'm a people person."

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Joe's Story

Joe's Story

"I have less stress. I smile more."

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James' Story

James' Story

"Harkness House is just like being at home."

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Toni's Story

Toni's Story

"I am a success in my life today."

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Sophie's Story

Sophie's Story

"I feel safer."

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Debra's Story

Debra's Story

"I thought I had more time with her."

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