Our friends at “New Life for Old Bags” are at it again, supporting Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO — our homeless shelter) with one of the most brilliant “repurposing” projects we’ve even seen. They take old plastic shopping bags and weave them into beautiful — […]Read more ›
Articles by: Sandy Ramsey
Sandy J. Ramsey is Executive Director of Jesus People USA's Cornerstone Community Outreach homeless program.
Our holiday season opens with a homeless man appearing in our lobby who looks like Santa Claus. He disappears before we can figure out how to help him. Is even Santa Claus falling on hard times? The weather outside is frightful. It is erratic and […]Read more ›
THE VIADUCTS – Where Chicago’s Homeless Hide in Plain Sight by Sandra Ramsey, Director of Cornerstone Community Outreach Shelters The following entry was journaled two years ago by CCO’s Sandy Ramsey; the questions it raises are if anything more pertinent now than they were then. […]Read more ›
Who are the homeless? If you are a movie star in California and the wild fires burn down one of your 3 or 4 homes, as a human being you still suffer an awful loss, you have lost your possessions and you grieve. In […]Read more ›