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Darlene: Hot but still hopeful outside

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

It’s a hotter-than-ever August and the middle of what seems like an endless pandemic. But Darlene, an Austin native who has been homeless for several years, still has a smile on her face. It’s hidden under a mask, but she smiles with her eyes and her cheerful “good-morning” voice.

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Bye bye and thanks, MeiMei!

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

From a shy middle school kid to a self-assured young woman now heading for Columbia University, MeiMei Graber, 18, has spent a half-dozen summers as a  Trinity Center volunteer through the National Charity League’s mother-daughter program. The NCL duos sign up to volunteer at lots of different places, but MeiMei kept choosing us, and we became her favorite.

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Limited service, abundant gratitude

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

Need some inspiration? We’ve got it! Even though we all wonder when the coronavirus will go away and leave us alone, when we’ll be able to open our doors and invite people to come inside, we are inspired every day by the people outside. We all feel the isolation and loneliness in our personal lives. Here at Trinity Center, we feel it every time we come through the door and see emptiness where so many wonderful neighbors once congregated.

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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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