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September 27, 2014
 
Mark Redmond

Meet Joseph...

Dear <<First Name>>,

Recently, I was asked by a school superintendent if I remembered Joseph, because he had referred Joseph to Spectrum five years ago for counseling and a place to live when he became homeless. I remembered Joseph as a young man with a lot of difficulties and challenges.
 
One week later, I saw Joseph on my way to work. He smiled and waved. He said he was waiting for the bus to go to his job, and that he has an apartment nearby. "I'm doing really well," he told me.
 
Running into Joseph was so gratifying. His story serves as one more lesson that we never know how the help we offer someone will affect them – this is why we must offer all we possibly can to every single person seeking our help, empowering them to make positive changes in their lives.
 

Sincerely,

Mark Redmond
Executive Director

Empty Bowl Tickets

Don't miss out! The Empty Bowl is Thursday, October 16th, at 5:30 PM at the Elley-Long Center in Colchester. Tickets are going fast, but you can get yours here. Enjoy an evening of soup and fun while providing funds for our youth!

KidCents: Another Way You Can Help

Rite Aid Wellness+ customers can round up their purchases and raise funds for Spectrum. They started us off with a grant, but the giving keeps going. For every $500 that you raise when rounding up at the register, KidCents donates another $500, up to $5,000. Select Spectrum as your chosen non-profit here.

Interview with Colleen Nilsen

Colleen Nilsen, Director of Spectrum's Violence Intervention and Prevention Programs, spoke on Wednesday, September 10th, with Pat Bradley at WAMC Northeast Public Radio in light of recent news coverage of domestic abuse.

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