Sergeant Tim M. of the Cleveland Police Department called St. Herman’s house a “one way ticket to Heaven.” This comment was made after officers helped a woman feed her children through St. Herman House – FOCUS Cleveland in the middle of a cold February night. Watch the video to hear the whole story.
Homeless people “can get food and clothes, but if they haven’t had a shower in three months, they can’t get a job even flipping burgers.”
FOCUS’ Jake Austin and our Shower to the People program are featured on the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Check out the story and how FOCUS is bringing hygiene, help and hope to those who need it most.
YES Family Days program was featured in the March issue of The Word. You can view the issue here:
Polamalu was featured by the Christian Examiner as a professional athlete who was “serving in the name of Jesus this Christmas.” You can view the whole article here.
FOCUS North America teamed up with BMAGIC at Bayview Hunters Point Back to School Celebration at Youngblood Coleman Park to help students get ready to go back to school. You can read the article here.
See an article about our summer feeding program in Phoenix on the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese website .
FOCUS North America is a major player in the efforts to end food insecurity among school-aged children throughout the country. In an article from September 6, The Pittsburgh Post Gazette highlights the efforts of FOCUS Pittsburgh’s backpack feeding program. You can read the full-length article here!
“During the school year, more than 21 million kids nationwide receive free and reduced-price meals, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture…”
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