Mary Ellen Mark helps homeless Crissy Damm get ready for school. Photograph by Jeffrey Chong There are fine pictures in LIFE every month, but we want to call special attention to the contributions of three photographers in this issue.
Lunsford An anxious man walked into the fellowship hall of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church just as the homeless men and women gathered for breakfast. He needed urgent help from the pastor, the Rev.
Down the block, his friend had just been stabbed by a guy waving a knife. Said Suguitan on his work with the homeless in Cincinnati: How does it feel to be an inner-city pastor?
He grew up in Chicago and likes to interact with people in the city. Often, men overdose on drugs or use the area surrounding the church as a restroom.
The joy comes in bearing the mercy of Christ and caring for his flock. Suguitan continues to oversee the renovation of the historic church; helps Deaconess Kelly Jacobs with the Bridge Ministry for the homeless that includes meals, resources and Bible studies; and provides spiritual care for the men and women who come.
Lunsford Glenn Hawkins, who was living in a homeless shelter and is now in transitional housing through Welcome Home Collaborative, sits in the sanctuary of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Cincinnati.
Suguitan listens as a bystander describes to a Cincinnati police officer the man who stabbed a homeless person a block from the church. The sun rises over Cincinnati, where Prince of Peace Lutheran Church has stood for more than years in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
As the sun sets in Cincinnati, the cross atop Prince of Peace Lutheran Church towers over the neighborhood. Posted November 7, Jan 27, · Tommy Riester, was a homeless veteran for more than a year before finding Endeavors™ employee Teresa Estrada.
Today he’s a volunteer in the annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count to help those that still are.
Youth Homelessness - A Photo Essay Statistics It has been indicated that there are 1,'s of youth runaways in Canada every year. Past 60 days of being reported missing; Police say that 10% still remain missing!
The ages of street youth in across Canada, tend to be between 12 to 24 years old! %.
Faces of the Homeless: A Photo Essay Joan Kadri Zald∗ These portraits were taken in shelters, soup kitchens, transitional housing, and on city streets. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, over a five-year period, about 2â€“3 percent of the U.S. population (5â€“8 million people) will experience at least one night of homelessness.
National Coalition for the Homeless reports that million U.S. children are homeless on any given night. There were , homeless .
The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod's Rev. John Suguitan and Deaconess Kelly Jacobs serve the physical and spiritual needs of the homeless in Cincinnati. Sep 16, · Derek Slevin calls his years-long photographic project “Faces of the Forgotten.” Starting in , the project has taken him to skid rows and homeless encampments in Los .