Selling homes each day often makes me take this idea of "home" for granted. I work with buyers or sellers, get their home under contract, go to closing and then on to the next client (of course, there are at least 100 other tasks on the list but I shortened it for you!!). This cycle happens 50 times a year (practically every week) and sometimes I don't even have time to spend as much time at my own home as I'd like but at the end of each day when I get my slippers on and curl up on the couch to unwind it is definitely my favorite place to be. So, in the physical sense that comfortable feeling is what home means to me.
I think my idea of "Home" has changed over the years.... I have lived in several states and for most of my life I would say that "home" is in Marysville, Ohio where my parents live (still!). In a broader sense I would still say my sense of home lies in the Buckeye State!
However, now that my husband and I have been married 26 years and as we are practic...
The St. Patrick Center's focus is on rapid rehousing. They have found then when an individual has a safe place to call home, they are generally more successful in other areas like job training and rehabilitation.
When the individuals they help move into their new housing, the St. Patrick center provides them with a welcome home kit. They need the following items for those kits:
Pots and pans
Full size sheets
They also have a stocked pantry and resource center. They need the following items for continued care and support of their clients: