A Cook in the Kitchen: Joe Wilson Lands a Job

Posted by Merrily Brast, Staff Writer Nov 26, 2014 12:49:00 PM

By Merrily Brast, Staff Writer

“I felt like a ghost for a minute.”

Without a birth certificate, a license, or a social security card, Joe Robert Wilson IV found it difficult to prove he was who he said he was. The not-so-funny irony was that he couldn’t get any one of those pieces of identification without the other two.

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Rescue: From Homeless to Housed and Employed

Posted by Barbara Comito, Marketing Director Jan 7, 2014 12:35:00 PM

Not everyone who walks through the doors of one of UGM’s shelters needs the same kind of help. Case in point: Tim Whitman.

Tim had been sober for two years before he came to the Men's Shelter. He’d been living and volunteering at Truth Ministries, a men’s shelter on East Sprague. He’s very grateful to Truth for helping him get sober and off the streets.

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