NORTH C STREET STORIES

FEATURE Story:

“There is no judgement, no matter what your situation is.” Lucia Vega, Program Director

Lucia, Mustard Seed School Director After over a decade of service at Loaves & Fishes, Casey Knittel has moved on & we welcome new Program Director, Lucia Vega! Lucia is new to her role but no stranger to Mustard Seed School; from guest to Program Director, here is a little about Lucia. Tell us about yourself, and why working at ...
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Stories ARCHIVE:

"Look, he's trying to feed the baby."

September 27, 2016 |

The moment that I walk into Maryhouse, I can tell that it’s been a lively morning. Not that it I’m surprised; there is never a…

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"I had been driving trucks for years…"

September 26, 2016 |

“I started smoking cigarettes when I was eight. I was the fourth of six kids, and my older brother and his friends loved daring me…

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With these experiences I have felt every emotion possible.

September 21, 2016 |

Cyndi, Former Maryhouse Director [2011 – 2016] Today is my last day at Maryhouse. I first came here in 2008 as a volunteer and then…

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"Well, I like drinking coffee here…"

September 21, 2016 |

  “Katt we’re capturing stories about North C Street, is there a story you would like to share?” She adjusted her cross-legged position & took…

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5 O'clock on North C Street

September 19, 2016 |

5 o’clock on North C Street is very different from what one might imagine. It’s so quiet, a quiet that is not familiar to this…

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Harnessing Hope

September 14, 2016 |

  “Okay ladies! Here we go, it’s that time.” “Ohhhhh maaaaaaaan! Again? Alright, alright.” Ladies who’ve made themselves at home on benches throughout our back…

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Maryhouse Welcomes, Kaylee!

September 14, 2016 |

I received the warmest welcome on my first day at Maryhouseand Loaves & Fishes. The entire tour of the campus (more like a university) took…

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"mail check please"

September 12, 2016 |

  On most days at Maryhouse, my daily tasks consist of your usual front desk activities – answering phone calls, welcoming and informing new guests…

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BINGO glimmers

September 9, 2016 |

“Biiiiiiiingo! Ladies, I am here for BINGOOOOO!” Rosemary, our dedicated volunteer, glides through the lobby singing that it’s time for the weekly BINGO game. Today,…

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Sometimes, even the most difficult moments in this work call for a good laugh

September 9, 2016 |

I heard our front door swing open and I heard her voice before I even saw who it was. I smiled and said aloud to…

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