Monthly Archives: March 2015

Team Hairball: A Tale of Homefulness

By Katie Armstrong ’18 As winter break began to end, I had the privilege of spending my final week as a member of Brown’s Winter Break Project. For seven whole days, I lived in the basement of the Benevolent Street Church with 35 other phenomenal people studying social issues in Providence. There were five groups: […]

News Nugget: What I learned after taking a homeless mother grocery shopping

The following is an excerpt from the blog post “What I learned after taking a homeless mother grocery shopping” on Read the full post here. “Here’s the thing,” she explained. “We can’t have anything perishable in the shelter. So, the girls never get enough fruits or vegetables. We don’t have a stove or a […]