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Good golly! It’s Molly!

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Molly Burnette is one of those fabulous surprises every nonprofit hopes to recruit. She started at Trinity Center shyly, almost five years ago, and then bloomed into a perpetually cheerful, always helpful, ever-nurturing, do-anything-without-being-asked helper. She files mail, checks mail, searches for emergency clothing and hygiene items for neighbors and somehow manages to keep staff going with what we all believe are the best hugs we’ve ever received.

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Housing for the homeless: We’re waiting.

By Emily Seales
Case Management Supervisor
Speaking to UUMC and Austin Interfaith

Thank you for taking the time to be here today – to learn more, to support people experiencing homelessness, and to come together to discuss principles to help guide our community leaders to better serve our homeless neighbors.

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Not New, Just More Visible

By Irit Umani

Homelessness in Austin became a big public discussion issue recently, widely covered by media in town hall meetings and in city council meetings. What happened? What changes created this citywide “emergency?”

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Serving radical hospitality … with love!

By Diane Holloway
Communications & Volunteer Coordinator

“Hospitality: The generous and friendly treatment of visitors and guests; the activity of providing food, drinks, etc,. for people who are guests, visitors or strangers.” That’s the dictionary definition. Here at Trinity Center, we practice radical hospitality, which means loving and serving our neighbors — six days a week, 52 weeks a year. Hospitality is both our mission and our joy.

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Our Founder: Who Is My Neighbor?

By Doug Bell
Trinity Center Founding Father

There is a crisis at the Mexican border. Immigrants are flowing in by the thousands. Who will care for them? Are they our neighbors? On one occasion Jesus told a scribe and others at the temple that the second greatest commandment is this, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

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