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 email@example.com or mail donations to Martin House, 401 W. Thames St., Building 700, Norwich, CT 06360.
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