Veterans Matter: We Take Care of Our Own

Monday, 27 February 2012 by

    How does a program go from an idea to full funding and approve a veteran family for housing in just 11 days? Because we view the homeless veterans who fought for our freedom as “pilots down behind the enemy lines of the streets.”  Last fall I received a call from Shawn Dowling coordinator

Leverage Compassion!

Sunday, 01 January 2012 by

Happy New Year All! Hundreds of thousands of people lost their housing during the worst financial upheaval since the great depression. Most economists point to “excessive leverage” as the primary reason for the collapse. In layman’s terms, leverage is taking a dollar to acquire more than a dollar’s worth of assets, equity, risk, or reward.

Toledo Help Portrait

Wednesday, 28 December 2011 by

One of the projects 1Matters is proud to sponsor and support is the Toledo Help Portrait. Started in Toledo by Robin Charney, this project is part of the international Help Portrait movement, which provides individual and family portraits to many on the streets and in the shelters. Thank you to Cool Media Productions for beautifully

From all of us at 1Matters

Friday, 23 December 2011 by

At a time such as this, a time of grace, a time of celebration, a time of giving….we want to thank you all for caring to Matter for those who Matter… On behalf of every one of the volunteer leaders of 1Matters, and every one of the amazing dear friends we serve… thank you for

Tent City Updates

Friday, 28 October 2011 by

Tent City = 1Matters! If you would like services they will all be available on Saturday from 9 am – 4pm. For the latest updates visit our 1Matters Facebook page here. We now begin our annual weekend of compassion, bringing the entire community together to assist many our society chooses to ignore. Lives will change