Here is just some of the latest….uh-huh! 1) Rock and Roll Tour Manager and ground-breaking iPhone photographer Harry Sandler is presenting an exhibit of his work here in Toledo with all proceeds to benefit 1Matters.  “Harry Sandler: Childhood and Other Neighborhoods” will run October 9th through 30th at the 20 North Gallery in downtown

Meetings & News (Good & Bad)

Wednesday, 09 February 2011 by

Hey all, so much going on – let’s get right into it… First Tent City Meeting The first Tent City organizing meeting is tomorrow night (2/10) at our usual joint, the Red Cross on 3100 W. Central at 7 pm. Sooo many updates. I am pretty sure we will not be going out for ice

Church Dismissed

Monday, 24 January 2011 by

I went to church Sunday in the basement of a museum at the zoo and nobody knew we were at church– including me. The occasion was the wrap up meeting of the 40 or so Toledo Zoo Teens who were just completing a 30-hour famine. Promoted by World Vision, the famine is an exercise used

A Christmas Story of 300 Christmas Miracles

Tuesday, 28 December 2010 by

This was a Christmas I had been looking forward to since September. You see, I am one of about 200 people who regularly invade the park beside the downtown Toledo Library every Saturday morning for brunch with some unhoused friends.  Otherwise known as Food for Thought. Some of our friends have become family, so to

Seriously John?

Wednesday, 24 November 2010 by

“No, seriously, tell me again, why is John Mellencamp coming here? Why would he come to a homeless shelter in the middle of downtown Detroit?” the guest asked. “Simply because… every 1Matters, don’t they?” I replied. Raising his head and standing up an inch taller he said “Yes, they do, every 1Matters.” Good question he