Make a Difference: Martin House
WHO: A 43-year-old single man living at the Martin House.
AGENCY: Martin House
HIS SITUATION: Joe has faced alcohol use, depression, anxiety, family problems, periods of homelessness, being a student in an educational system that was not tailored to his style of learning, and the belief that a better life was impossible. He wants the same things as everyone else, but has to work a lot harder to make it happen.
WHAT TO GIVE: Black sweatpants, size medium; Dockers pants, size 34/30; New Balance sneakers, size 10; a winter coat, size large, with a hood; warm gloves; socks; underwear, size medium; personal hygiene products; SEAT bus tickets; a gift certificate to a Chinese restaurant; Classical music on CD, piano or violin.
TO DONATE: Contact Cara-Lynn Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail donations to Martin House, 401 W. Thames St., Building 700, Norwich, CT 06360.
Stories that may interest you
With temperatures predicted to be "unusually high, with extreme levels of humidity throughout the week," the city has announced its cooling center, at the Senior Citizen Center at 120 Broad St., will be open from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Former NPU GM John Bilda will receive annual pension payments of $147,297.
The Democratic Town Committee Tuesday endorsed a slate of six candidates to run for City Council this fall, another six candidates for the Board of Education.