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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Volunteering At The Mens Shelter Was A Nice Experience

Volunteered 2 nights at the shelter, Thursday and Saturday, it went very well. Not a ton of things to do after midnight until 5 am or so, but it has it's moments. Didn't tell them I used to be a deputy sheriff, doesn't always go over as a good thing in all circles. Went out to my truck for something and the one guy complained that I was able to go out but everyone else had to wait until the designated smoke break time. When he found out I was a volunteer he laughed and said I looked more homeless than he did! It's both satisfying and sad that taking 4 2-liter bottles of soda can so brighten up the evening for 16 men.

1 comment:

Stuff could always be worse said...

Wow, what a great experience to share with us. I love helping others, I blog about those memories. You were a Deputy!
kim