Local volunteers and agencies conducting homeless count at the end of the month

Posted by on January 9, 2015 in News

By Caresse Jackman

FLINT (WJRT) – (1/08/15)

David Alston has struggled to make ends meet. He was a hard working man, until he fell on hard times a few years ago.

“I lost my employment. I was with CMH part time,” said Alston.

There are days where it’s hard to even get a meal. But he finds solace at My Brother’s Keeper: A homeless shelter for Men and Veterans.

” I love Brother’s Keepers here. Their doors are always open to people that’s considerate,” said Alston.

Charles McGee is a shelter adviser at My Brother’s Keeper. He says when they run out of room, it breaks his heart to turn people away.

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