Give to these Charities for the Homeless in Detroit

The homeless of Detroit need your help

“Detroit is on the way up.” I’ve heard that phrase quite a bit since I moved to the area. I guess “up” depends on your perspective. For many, the city¬†is still as cold and hard as it’s every been. According to COTS, there are 16,000 homeless on any given night in Detroit, and one-third of these are children.

Earlier I highlighted our Lenten goal of helping homeless charities in Detroit with the funds they need for food, clothing and other items for those among us who are in need. In case you were hoping to pitch in, here are a few organizations helping the homeless:

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What to give up for Lent and how to make it count

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Lent is the season in which Catholics traditionally “give something up” for forty days, just like Christ fasted for forty days in the desert. But sometimes¬†Lenten promises are a lot like New Year’s resolutions.

Everyone starts out bound and determined to give up something that they’ve been bound and determined to give up every year. Smoking. Overeating. Eating out too much. Not working out. They eventually start to sputter. They go back to the previous state.

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