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Presentation to Olympia City Council, Tuesday December 15, 2015 My name is Max Goldsmith and I’m the lead support staff for the warming center program, a partnership between three faith communities and the Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter. A few weeks ago First Christian Church, Temple Beth Hatfiloh and The United Churches of Olympia decided......

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3 Churches Coordinate Warming Centers by Andy Hobbs – The Olympian – December 11, 2015 “Staff from the Interfaith Works Emergency Overnight Shelter will help run the warming centers. Max Goldsmith, part of the support staff, said many people are exhausted or ill when they arrive. “‘Sleep deprivation is a big thing on the streets,’......

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In the last week The Olympian has written both a great article and editorial about the Interfaith Works’ Overnight Emergency Shelter: November 7, 2015 – Local – The Olympian After one year, Olympia homeless shelter keeps its beds full and its arms open “The shelter’s core strategy is to meet basic needs, which in turn......

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The election is now over but the answers to Interfaith Works questionnaire to candidates who ran in the four contested races in Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater are relevant as we move forward. The questions reflect issues of current concern to our membership. Candidate answers are passed along without editing. Interfaith Works has shared these responses......

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