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Meet Our Sneaky Sack-Lunch Angels!

By Diane Holloway
Communications & Volunteer Coordinator

Once a month, on a Sunday morning, 100 sack lunches magically appear in Trinity Center’s utility closet. These are not the kind of lunches that will spoil in a day or two. They are sacks of carefully chosen items that will survive in a homeless person’s backpack for a long time. Tucked into brown paper bags are crackers, tuna, juice, raisins and other tasty items.

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NCL volunteer Abbey reflects

By Diane Holloway
Communications/Volunteer Coordinator

Like a few other daughters from our wonderful National Charity League’s mother-daughter teams, Abbey Archer has spent a portion of her summers serving with us at Trinity Center during many of her formative years.

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Our Executive Director at the General Convention!

By Irit Umani
Executive Director

During the General Convention of the Episcopal Church here in Austin, I was invited to discuss what we do here at Trinity Center. A filmmaker came to the Center to film scenes of our services to downtown “neighbors,” and then I was interviewed by Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija of the Diocese of Los Angeles, who put me very much at ease. I think the result shows beautifully what we strive to do every day in service to our homeless brothers and sisters. Please watch and enjoy.

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More than basketball …

By Jason Palos
Thursday Volunteer

Writing this has been surprisingly daunting … basketball means so much to me. One, it’s a fun game, but more powerfully, and I feel this is true for the neighbors and myself, it reminds us of a different time in our lives.

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Lindsey bids farewell to our neighbors

By Lindsey Sermons
Operations Coordinator

For anyone who has not yet heard, today is the last day I will spend among you as a member of the Trinity Center staff. Over the next few months, I will travel a bit and spend lots of time with my friends and family in Austin before leaving their presence. At the end of August, I will move to Kuwait to serve as a high school counselor at an international school. I am hugely excited for my next adventure, but that doesn’t make my heart any less heavy at the thought of closing out this chapter in my life.

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