Author Archive | Diane Holloway

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Trinity Center & Coronavirus Pt. 2

With deep pain and much worry, Trinity Center now follows the Mayor’s order to “shelter-in-place.” Today, March 24th, we served the last breakfast until at least  April 13th. With breakfast this morning, served outside (yes, distance kept,) each of our brothers and sisters also received a care package with soap, shampoo, new socks and other goodies, thanks to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.

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The Scarianos: 2020 Pat Hazel Award Winners!

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

Between the two of them, the Scarianos are chaplain, librarian, healthy food suppliers and all-around loving supporters of our downtown neighbors experiencing homelessness. They are bright lights in service to Trinity Center, shining examples of the blessings we cherish. And so we will honor them with the distinguished Pat Hazel Award at the Barbara Jordan Celebration, our annual fundraiser coming April 21st.

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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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