“Need Food”

by Laurel McHargue “NEED FOOD,” read the cardboard sign held by a woman who appeared to be in her 70s. It’s hard to gauge the age of homeless people, as most do not age well. I was returning from a weekend conference in Denver and stopped by our local Safeway for a few things before …

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Alamosa’s new home for the homeless

Article by Marcia Darnell

Homeless – December 2006 – Colorado Central Magazine

LA PUENTE, Alamosa’s homeless shelter, has always strived to serve the community of underserved people. For the last year, the community has served La Puente.

The shelter, first profiled in Colorado Central in January, 2000, is now larger, better, and brighter, thanks mostly to volunteer efforts and donations.

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